Psychology at GCSE provides a sound understanding of methods and approaches at an introductory level. In addition, it illustrates these methods and approaches through various topic areas representing the core areas of social, cognitive, developmental, biological and individual differences. Students develop investigation and report writing skills, analytical and critical thinking skills, encourages an appreciation of how science works and provides a strong basis for progression to A-Level Psychology.

The course consists of:

Psychology (Full Course) 4182

Unit 1: Making Sense of Other People (41801)

Written Paper – 1 hour 30 mins
80 marks – 50%
Candidates answer all questions

Unit 2: Understanding Other People (41802)

Written Paper – 1 hour 30 mins
80 marks – 50%
Candidates answer all questions

Topics covered include:

  • Memory
  • Non-Verbal Communication
  • Personality
  • Stereotyping, Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Research Methods 1
  • Learning
  • Sex and Gender
  • Aggression
  • Social Influence
  • Research Methods 2
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