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Psychology A level at Easthampstead Park Community School

Course description

Psychology is a fascinating subject which looks at how the brain works, how people function and various psychological disorders; their diagnosis and symptoms, and how the disorders are treated.

Course content

AS Psychology covers social influence, memory, attachment, psychological approaches and methods.

A level Psychology covers all the AS topics and options from relationships, gender, development and cognition, schizophrenia, eating behaviour, stress, forensic psychology, aggression and addiction.

Entry requirements

GCSE A*-C in English, Maths and Science.


Assessment is by exam, there are two exams at AS level and three at A level.

Future opportunities

This course could lead to reading Psychology at university as well as being useful for other subjects such as Business, Sports Science, Law, Teaching and English.

Studying Psychology is also useful for careers not just in Psychology and Psychiatry but Business, Law, social work, teaching, and Medicine to name a few.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easthampstead Park Community School directly.

Last updated date: 14 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September