Psychology


Course Duration: 2 years Course Level: A Level
Psychology b -

Why study Psychology?

  • I am interested in why we think, feel and behave in a certain ways and want to better understand how to treat people with a range different Psychological illnesses.
  • I have a broad skill set including Maths, English and Science
  • I want to develop my communication skills
  • I want to develop my ability to think critically

What does the course consist of?

  • Psychology Past to Present: A fascinating exploration of major psychological approaches to understanding human behaviour as well as classic research studies
  • Investigating Behaviour: Understand how Psychologists study human behaviour and test their theories
  • Psychology: Implications in the Real Word: we take an in depth look at the following 3 behaviours: Stress, Schizophrenia & Addiction.

How is this course assessed?

  • By examination
  • 3 written exams at the end of the 2 year course each lasting 2 1/4 hours

What might this course lead on to?

  • The study of Psychology at University
  • Specific careers: Educational Psychologist, Sports Psychologist, Clinical Psychologist, Neuropsychologist, Criminal Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Researcher
  • General careers: Teaching, Advertising, Management, Counselling, Nursing, midwifery, Law, Business.
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