A-Level Psychology

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

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


Psychology is about understanding how the mind works, and in doing so it enables you to understand people. Doing A-Level Psychology you will learn about the mind and how it works, looking at a range of factors that influence the mind including both biological and social factors. You will also learn about effective research methodologies and develop your analysis, evaluation and critical thinking skills.


Social influence;




Approaches in Psychology;


There are also optional topics focused on a range of current issues within psychology

How will it be delivered?

Paper 1: Introductory Topics in Psychology (2h, 33.3%)

Paper 2: Psychology in Context (2h, 33.3%)

Paper 3: Issues and Options in Psychology (2h, 33.3%)

Entry requirements

GCSE Psychology grade 6 (or GCSE Combined Science grade 6-6 or Mathematics grade 6 if not studied)

Successful Psychology students will have a strong understanding of Science, be flexible, reflective, creative and logical.

Your next steps...

Psychology and a wide range of combined courses. Psychology is also useful for other science and social science degrees such as biology and sociology.

Clinical psychology, educational psychology , counselling and social work. Psychology is useful in a wide range of jobs involving working with people.