Psychology is the academic study of the human mind and behaviour. Research in Psychology seeks to understand and explain how we think, act and feel. You will be examined in three areas:
Social Influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology.
Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology and Research Methods.
Issues and Debates in Psychology, Relationships, Eating Behaviour and Aggression.
This qualification is 100% examined. Each of the units is worth 33.3% of the final A Level grade.
Modules will be sat in June of Year 13.
The subject can lead to many career options in settings such as:
These are just a few - there are many more options.
It is not necessary for prospective students to have studied GCSE Psychology, nor to have any prior knowledge of Psychology. However, it is necessary that students have achieved at least a grade 4 in GCSE Mathematics and a grade 5 in GCSE English Language.