Psychology A-Level at Coppice Performing Arts School
This course offers candidates an opportunity to follow a new subject (Psychology), the science of the mind and behaviour. In this subject, students learn about how and why individuals think, feel and behave as they do.
Course details & assessment:
Component 1 Research methods – develop an understanding of planning, conducting, analysing and reporting psychological research across a range of methodologies
Component 2 Psychology themes through core studies – students cover a wide range of core psychological studies looking at classical and contemporary studies within key areas including:
- Understanding disorders
- Regions of the brain
- Helping Behaviour
- Psychological methods
Component 3 Applied psychology
- Issues in mental health,
- Two option from; child, criminal, environmental and sport and exercise psychology
- Methodological issues and debates running throughout components
The minimum entry requirement for Level 3 study is 5 GCSEs A*-C including English and Mathematics; these should be in at least 4 different subjects. You will receive guidance about which pathway will be most suited to your needs which will be based on your anticipated GCSE Point Score. If you have a higher Point Score you will be encouraged to take a more academic route and if your Point Score is lower you may wish to choose a more vocational pathway. However, these options will be discussed in your admission interview.
Specific entry requirements:
Ideally students should have a B in Science & English.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coppice Performing Arts School directly.