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Term 1

Year 1 consolidation & Research Methods [4.2.3]

  • Knowledge and understanding of research methods, practical research skills and mathematical skills will be assessed. These skills should be developed through study of the specification content and through ethical practical research activities, involving:
  • designing research
  • conducting research
  • analysing and interpreting data.
  • In answering questions on Issues and debates in psychology students will be expected to illustrate their answers with knowledge and understanding of topics studied elsewhere in the specification as appropriate. In carrying out practical research activities, students will manage associated risks and use information and communication technology (ICT).

Term 2

Stress [4.3.7]

Students will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of psychological concepts, theories, research studies, research methods and ethical issues in relation Stress content
  • Apply psychological knowledge and understanding of Stress in a range of contexts.
  • Analyse, interpret and evaluate psychological concepts, theories, research studies and research methods in relation to the Stress content.
  • Avaluate therapies and treatments including in terms of their appropriateness and effectiveness.

Term 3

Gender [4.3.3]

Students will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of psychological concepts, theories, research studies,
  • research methods and ethical issues in relation Gender content
  • Apply psychological knowledge and understanding of Gender in a range of contexts.
  •  Analyse, interpret and evaluate psychological concepts, theories, research studies and research methods in relation to the Gender content.
  •  Evaluate therapies and treatments including in terms of their appropriateness and effectiveness.

Term 4

Cognition andDevelopment [4.3.4]

Students will be expected to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of psychological concepts, theories, research studies,
  • research methods and ethical issues in relation Cognition and Development content
  • Apply psychological knowledge and understanding of Cognition and Development in a range of contexts.
  • Analyse, interpret and evaluate psychological concepts, theories, research studies and research methods in relation to the Cognition and Development content.
  • Evaluate therapies and treatments including in terms of their appropriateness and effectiveness.
Term 5

Consolidation & Revision

Term 5

Course End