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A Level Psychology

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Course outline

Why do people do the things they do, or think the way they think? How do our brains work and what influence does our environment have on our behaviour?

Studying psychology will give you an amazing insight into the human mind, you’ll conduct research, discuss and debate the big issues with your fellow classmates and discover the work of the great pioneers in the field.

You will study this course alongside 2 or 3 other A Levels and you will be able to select your chosen subjects when you apply online.

This course is perfect if you want to find out more about the link between people’s behaviour and their environment and enjoy carrying out investigations to look for patterns in behaviour.

Topics include:

  • (AS Level) social influence, memory, attachment, approaches in psychology, psychopathology and research methods
  • (A Level) the AS Level topics listed above plus issues and debates in psychology, and three from the following topics: relationships, gender, cognition and development, schizophrenia, eating behaviour, stress, aggression, forensic psychology and addiction.

How to apply for this course

Choose one of the options from the table below and hit "Apply". You will select your individual subjects when you complete the application.

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Get in touch by hitting the button below and filling out our enquiry form.

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Location Date

Location:

Chaucer Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LP

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

A Level Programme (2 years)

Course code: C000450 / Q000510

Location:

Chaucer Street
Nottingham
NG1 5LP

Date:

Start: 4th September 2019

A Level Intensive Programme (1 year)

Course code: C000453 / Q000510

Qualification

A level Psychology

Duration

1 or 2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

2 year A Level Programme:

  • To study 3 A Levels you’ll need at least 5 GCSE’s at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above.
  • To study 4 A Levels you’ll need at least 6 GCSE’s at grades 9-6 (A*-C) including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 (C) or above.
  • One of your GCSEs must be a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE Science.
  • We do not accept GCSE Psychology as part of the entry requirements.

1 year Intensive A Level Programme:

  • One full A Level at grade C or above
  • Five or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English Language and Maths
  • One of your GCSEs must be a grade 4 (C) or above in GCSE Science.
  • We do not accept GCSE Psychology as part of the entry requirements.
  • Complete a successful interview
    Teaching & assessment

    AS Level: two examination papers all requiring written answers.

    A Level: three examination papers all requiring written answers.

    Progression

    Psychology provides an excellent gateway for a wide range of higher education courses.

    Additional information

    Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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