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Psychology A Level at Anthony Gell School

Course description

Psychology is a fascinating and demanding social science with lots of variety. The subject enables students to investigate causes of human behaviour and provides opportunities for self - discovery and for understanding others. The AS course builds on research, essay writing and analytical skills that are essential for successful study after A - level. Psychology is currently the second most popular area of study at undergraduate level and is recognised by universities as an indicator of a student’s academic ability.

Course content

A full A - level in Psychology lasts for two years, whereas the AS lasts for one. There are two modular exams in Y12, both in May/June. There is no coursework. At AS, candidates develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the core areas of psychology. Through a range of topics, chosen for their accessibility and popularity: Paper 1: In this module, we look at three areas of psychology: Social Influence, Memory and Attachment Paper 2: In this module, we look at three areas of psychology: Approaches, Psychopathology and Research Methods.

Entry requirements

Standard, including minimum grade C in English, Mathematics and Science.

Standard = This is the standard requirement for studying a subject. This means that you must have at least five GCSE grades at C or above, including English Language and/or Mathematics.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Anthony Gell School directly.

Last updated date: 08 September 2016

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