Grade 6 (B) in English Language or Literature, a Grade 6 in any Science subject and a Grade 5 (C) in Mathematics.
In Year 1, students will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the core areas of psychology through a range of topics. These include Social Influence, Memory and Attachments.
During their first year, students will also study a range of Approaches in Psychology (including Biopsychology) as well as explanations of, and treatments for, illnesses such as Phobias and OCD within the Psychopathology topic.
In Year 2, there is further development of students’ knowledge and understanding of research methods, practical research skills and mathematical skills alongside their studies of topic-based options (relationships, aggression and schizophrenia).
Students will also answer questions on issues and debates such as nature versus nurture and free will versus determinism.
|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.
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