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
Approaches in Psychology;
There are also optional topics focused on a range of
current issues within psychology
Introductory Topics in Psychology (2h, 33.3%)
Psychology in Context (2h, 33.3%)
Issues and Options in Psychology (2h, 33.3%)
GCSE Psychology grade 6 (or GCSE Combined
Science grade 6-6 or Mathematics grade 6 if not
Successful Psychology students will have a strong
understanding of Science, be flexible, reflective,
creative and logical.
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.