Aimhigher West Midlands
Aimhigher West Midlands
Students will gain a basic understanding of psychology, and discover what it’s like to study the subject at university, they will also explore the career pathways a psychology degree could lead to. at Aimhigher West Midlands

University Event


Intro to Psychology

University event offered by Aimhigher West Midlands

Event Summary:

Students will gain a basic understanding of psychology, and discover what it’s like to study the subject at university, they will also explore the career pathways a psychology degree could lead to.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is only available to certain schools

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Full Event Details:

This workshop will give students an introduction to the subject of psychology. We’ll look at a timeline of psychology, starting with its foundations, and exploring the main schools of thought that have developed over the years. The workshop will explain the importance of in research. Students will have the opportunity to take part in a simple experiment, designed to help solidify their understanding, and to give them an insight into studying psychology at university!

This event can be delivered on-campus or in-school.

Year Group(s):
9, 10, 11

Gatsby Benchmarks:
4, 7

Learning Objectives (Linked to the Aimhigher Plus Progression Framework Learning Outcomes):
- Recognise the importance of succeeding at school (At 3.1).
- Recognise that GCSE and post 16 qualifications are required to access HE (At 3.2).
- Have an awareness of the learning environment in HE and student life (Ac 3.1).
- Recognition of the opportunities that may arise from attending HE (Ac 4.2).
- Feel motivated and confident to progress to post 16 option (As 4.1).
- Recognise how post 16 choices impact on future progression (Aw 4.1).
- Understand the necessity of HE for progression to certain careers (Aw 4.2).
http://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Progression-Framework.pdf

Places Available:
30 (50% of learners must be Aimhigher Plus)

Our cancellation policy applies. Visit this website below for more information: https://aimhigherwm.ac.uk/activities/

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 3 (Students aged 11-14)
Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 4 (Students aged 14-16)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at our institution. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

1

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