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Unit G541: Psychological Investigations

Candidates will understand four techniques for collecting/ analysing data. These are: Self-report; experiment (repeated measures and independent measures, matched subjects design); observation; correlation.

Unit G542: Core Studies

Fifteen core studies; three studies from each of the five approaches: social, cognitive, physiological, developmental and individual differences. Students will look at the Issues, debates, perspectives and methods arising from the studies.

A2

Unit G543: Options in Applied Psychology

This unit includes four options, from which you choose two.  Forensic psychology; Health and clinical psychology; Psychology of sport and exercise; Psychology of education.

Unit G544: Approaches and Research Methods in Psychology

Research methodology, you are required to design a practical project and structured synoptic questions on approaches, perspectives, methods, issues and debates.

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