Psychology (GCSE)

Psychology GCSE will inspire you through a broad,  satisfying and worthwhile course of study.

Develop your understanding of the ideas and values that characterise ‘self’ and others.

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Stoke-on-Trent Sixth Form College students

Course Insight Subject Highlights

Topics you will study:

Module 1 and 2 – Studies and Applications in Psychology – options include:

  • Biological Psychology – sex and gender criminal behaviour
  • Cognitive Psychology – memory perception
  • Developmental Psychology – attachment cognitive
  • Social Psychology – obedience non-verbal communication
  • Individual differences – atypical behaviour the self

Module 3 – Research in Psychology

Progression Routes – What’s in it for me?

Psychology is useful for careers within medicine, teaching, public services, psychiatry, therapy, law and social work amongst a vast range of others.

Assessment:                     Awarding Body:

Exam – 100%                                      OCR

Key Features:
  • A core studies approach, similar to A-Level Psychology, providing excellent progression
  • Develops an ability to think and evaluate independently, and apply theories and research
  • Encourages development of transferable skills such as evaluation, questioning and debating skills
Stoke6th Graduate Attributes
How SFC will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…

Attendance, Independence and Resilience: Students will engage in the process of psychological enquiry in order to develop as effective and independent learners and as critical and reflective thinkers with enquiring minds.

Respect: students will develop an awareness of why Psychology matters.

Communication and Creativity: students will develop an understanding of the relationship between Psychology and social, cultural, scientific and contemporary issues and the impact of Psychology on everyday life.

Lifelong Love of Learning: students will develop an understanding of the contribution of Psychology to individual, social and cultural diversity.

Problem solving: students will develop a critical approach to scientific evidence and methods.