Psychology- Higher: Tuesday and Thursday - Schools Academy


29 Aug 2023


23 May 2024

The aim of the Higher Psychology course is to provide a broad overview of the discipline, to develop an understanding of psychological theories, concepts, research studies and methods, terminology and applications. There are three mandatory units, which include: Individual behaviour which provides an understanding of psychological approaches through the study of sleep and stress. It also provides an understanding of research methods and skills, including experimental and non-experimental research methods, research designs and analysis. Finally, social behaviour provides an understanding of prejudice, conformity and obedience.

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Higher Psychology


Part time 36 weeks over 1 academic year 2 days per week online delivery - Tuesday and Thursday afternoons


Scottish Borders Campus Galashiels

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Entry requirements

2 Higher passes at C or above to include English/Social Science and a Science desirable.Applicants will be required to complete a short written exercise as part of the selection process. All applicants require to be in S6 in August 2023.


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