Course Summary:

Psychology is defined as “the science of mind and behaviour”. You’ll be introduced to the central debates of psychology, investigate the methods used in research and apply what you have learned to a range of social, cultural and contemporary issues. As an A Level psychology student you can expect to answer the questions of who we are, the way we think and feel and how behaviour can be explained.

Higher Education Destinations:

  • Kings College London – Psychology
  • The University of Manchester – Health Science
  • Liverpool John Moores – Criminology
  • Sheffield Hallam University – Primary Education QTS

Career destinations:

  • Occupational Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • Music and drama therapist

Entry Requirements:

A grade 4 in English Language and Mathematics is preferable.

Assessment Method:

100% exam

Student Case Studies:

Habiba Bidi

“I like Psychology because it’s an in-depth study of human behaviour. It teaches you many intriguing topic areas and provides you with transferable skills; you can use it at any point in your future career and everyday life.W hen I leave College I intend to go on to university and then hopefully follow a career path in the Psychology sector.”