A Level Psychology

Why Study?

Psychology underpins everyday tasks and provides an insight into the behaviours of others. This makes it a widely accepted qualification in many vocations.

Course Content

Year 1: Research methods, Approaches, Biopsychology, Memory, Attachment, Social influence: psychopathology 

Year 2: Research methods, Issues, debates and approaches, Biopsychology, Relationships, Aggression, Eating behaviour. 


Psychology is usually taken over 2 years leading to a A’level in psychology, however you can chose to stop psychology at the end of year 1 with an As qualification. Psychology is an exam only course. Exams are at the end of the year. 

In year 1 you will sit 2 exams of 1.5 hours each. 

In year 2 you will sit 3 exams of 2 hours each.

Progression Routes

Accepted for at a large range of institutions and for a large range of courses. Students who take this course can then go onto University or employment.

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