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A Level Psychology

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences

What will you be working towards?

Code PSYA01
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time

Overview

The AS and A Level course in Psychology provide an overview of the key psychological perspectives; covering infamous research studies and encouraging students to analyse and question behaviour.

This is a course for those who is able to easily answer essay questions related to Psychology. Students will need to learn a new list of terms related to Psychology. In Psychology, students will be expect to be organised and able to learn independently. They will also have to revise regularly to ensure the understanding of previous knowledge.

Details

- Five Main Assumptions of Psychology (Biological, Psychodynamic, Behaviourist, Cognitive and Positive)
- Therapy
- Classical evidence
- Research Methods
- Debate
- Evaluation
- Statistics

Year 13
- Schizophrenia
- Criminal behaviour
- Stress
- Controversies

How will it be delivered?

The course is 100% examined

Timed Essays

Knowledge Tests

Glossary Tests

Mock Exams

Homework

Independent Research Project

AS End of Year assessments: 2 external exams 16th May and 23rd May

A2 End of Year assessments: 4 external exams (2 on AS content and 2 on A2 content)

Entry requirements

• 5 Grade 4-9 GCSEs

• Maths Grade 4-9

• Science GCSE at Grade 4

• Grade 5 at GCSE English Literature

Your next steps...

As well as enabling students to progress onto a Psychology degree and pursue jobs in this field. A Level Psychology equips students for careers in: Marketing, HR, Research, Local or Central Government; anything that involves work with or providing services for people.

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