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Psychology, A Level
What will I do on this A Level?
You will find out about a variety of psychological approaches including biological, positive and psychodynamic and how they relate to each other. You will also study key pieces of research and debates covering a variety of perspectives and topics such as criminal behaviour.
This course also covers how psychological data is collected (through your own research), and will allow you to develop an interest in and enthusiasm for psychology, with opportunities to go on excursions and explore the subject-matter in depth.
How will I be assessed?
All units are assessed at the end of year two through exams.
What could I do after this A Level?
For many universities, psychology is considered a science, and can be used towards a variety of courses including psychology itself.
Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English, and grade 5 or above core & additional science and maths.
Occupations related to Psychology, A Level
Psychologists research, study and assess emotional, cognitive and behavioural processes and abnormalities in human beings and animals and how these are affected by genetic, physical and social factors.
Employment in region: 879 positions
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Naomi Race, A Level - Psychology, sociology and English
“The college has opened up a load of new experiences and enabled me to try new things”
Former school: Broadoak
A Levels: Psychology, sociology and English
What next? Naomi achieved three As and will progress to study English and sociology at Leeds University.