A Level Psychology (September 2024 Start)
Start Date: 05/09/2024
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 26/06/2026
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): Monday to Friday
Site: College Main Site
Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. It is a multi-dimensional subject and includes many sub-fields such as human development, health, clinical, social behaviour and cognitive processes. The study of psychology develops an array of transferrable skills which can lead to a choice of careers.
- GCE A Level in Psychology
After The Course
Psychology degree, teaching degree, nursing degree, sport science degree, social work degree, marketing/business degree, etc.
What Will I Learn
Module 1: Key perspectives in Psychology including treatments and classic evidence. Module 2: Research methods in Psychology including personal investigations and descriptive/inferential statistics. Module 3: Key topics/behaviours in Psychology. Three behaviours out of a choice of six. Among them Stress, Schizophrenia, Addiction and Criminal behaviours.
The course is taught by well qualified and experienced lectures who are dedicated to ensuring student success through effective curriculum delivery and high-quality pastoral support. The team includes staff with relevant sector expertise.
Teaching Learning and Assessment
Variety of delivery methods including classroom activities, professional discussions, digitally-enabled activity, presentations and directed study.
As a student, you will have weekly tutorials that are used for one to one support, progress updates, employability skills and preparation for University.
How Will I Be Assessed
Three exam papers at the end of the two years of study. Each paper has a 2 hour 15 minutes duration. No coursework.
- GCSE Maths, English and Science at Grade 5 or above are needed to study this course.
No specific experience is required for this course but a keen interest in Psychology is essential.
How To Apply
Clicking "Apply" will add the A Level programme to your list of interested courses. During the checkout process you will be able to select the A Level subjects you would like to study.