|Key Stage||Title||Department||Level||Exam Board|
|KS5||A-level Psychology||Social Sciences||A-level (17/18)||AQA|
Grade 6 (B) in English Language or Literature + a Grade B in any Science subject and a Grade 5 (C) in Mathematics.
At AS, students will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the core areas of psychology through a range of topics. These include Social Influence, Memory (Cognitive psychology) and Attachments (developmental psychology).
In paper 2 at AS students study a Biopsychology unit alongside a range of Approaches in Psychology, Research Methods and Psychopathology.
At A2, the specification offers a range of topic-based options which bring together explanations from different psychological approaches and engage students in issues and debates in Psychology. Examples include: Relationships, aggression, eating behaviour and schizophrenia.
AS units in Year 12 % of AS
Paper 1 Cognitive, Developmental , Social Psychology and Psychopathology 50%
Paper 2 Biological Psychology, approaches and research methods 50%
A level units in Year 13 % of A-level
Paper 1 Topics in Psychology 33.3%
Paper 2 Psychology in context 33.3%
Paper 3 Issues and options in Psychology 33.3%
Educational, occupational, clinical, prison, community and health psychology, counselling, social welfare, teaching, research, sales and marketing, finance, administration and human resources.
Mr Fay c/o Mrs A Herman (Headteacher's PA)
Ulverston Victoria High School
Springfield Road, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 0EB
Tel: 01229 483900