Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour. It is about understanding people. It is about understanding yourself. Psychology as a subject is like a jigsaw, and each piece of the jigsaw represents a different type of psychology. Psychologists have questions: ‘Why did people obey Adolf Hitler?”, “How is the human mind constructed?”, “What is the importance of early life to our personality as young people?”
Relationships which considers the factors that cause and maintain attraction and the theories of how relationships are formed and end
Forensic psychology where both biological and psychological explanations of offender behaviour are explored and how we deal with offending behaviour to try and reduce reoffending
Schizophrenia will look at the clinical characteristics and the various causes of the disorder
Having asked these questions, psychologists seek answers.”
General entry requirements for our A Levels include 5 GCSEs grade 5 or above, including English Language and Maths. For our Psychology A Level we are also looking for applicants with a 5 in a Science.Psychology involves considerable written skills but also a degree of mathematical / analytical skill.
What you will Learn
A level Psychology is 100% exam based. You will complete three x 2-hour exam papers at the end of the course.
Upon completing this course, students may choose to go into the following roles: Teacher, Clinical psychologist, Child psychologist, Social worker, Counsellor and more.
Students who study Psychology with us tend to further their education at University or enter the world of work and build a career to work in: Forensic psychology, Social Work, Counselling, Journalism, Community development work for Charities, Criminal justice, welfare services or public service roles such as the police.
Students who study Psychology with us tend to further their education at University or enter the world of work and build a career to work in: Forensic psychology, Social Work, Counselling, Journalism, Community development work for Charities, Criminal justice, welfare services or public service roles such as the police
This course covers a number of topics, allowing students to explore theory, practice and the world of Psychology – topics included – Social influence, Memory, Attachment, Psychopathology, Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology, Research methods, Issues and debates in Psychology.
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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.