If you find people fascinating and are intrigued by why people act the way they do, Psychology will capture your imagination and provide opportunities to develop skills in assessing debates and arguments.
What do you need to apply for the course?
You will need five GCSEs at grades 5-9, including a grade 6 in two of Maths, Science and English Language.
What are the key things you’ll learn?
A-Level Psychology covers a range of psychology theory including social, cognitive, psychodynamic, biological and learning theories plus applications such as clinical, criminological and child psychology.
How you will learn
The majority of the course is classroom based including self guided research. In the second year you’ll also have the chance to study some uses of psychology in the real world.
Where could this course take you?
This course could take you on to higher education and see you study a wide variety of courses including psychology, medicine, ophthalmic, biomedical sciences, engineering, law, education/teaching, criminology, sport science, and media and film.