A-Level Psychology

Exam Board: AQA

You will learn about how we can understand individuals via different psychological approaches. You will focus specifically on social psychology and cognitive mental processes within the first year. Following these you will develop your psychological understanding with childhood development as well as criminal and forensics.

The second half of this course deepens your understanding of the subject by focussing upon some of the key debates within this academic subject, such as that of nature/nurture.

Assessment

100% examination

Requirements

General college entry requirements plus grades 5/5/5 in GCSE separate sciences OR grades 6/6 in GCSE Science double award.

Where can it lead?

An A-Level in Psychology can lead to a career as a psychologist, a forensic scientist, an educational psychologist and more.

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