Psychology A Level at Strode's College
Psychology is the study of human behaviour and mental processes from a scientific viewpoint. The course features elements of social, cognitive, psychopathology, biological, evolutionary and developmental psychology and is taught by well-qualified and experienced members of staff. You learn through a variety of methods including experiments, debates, role-plays and presentations.
This is an ideal course to study a range of fascinating human behaviours including schizophrenia. You will learn how to use scientific research methods to study human behaviour. You will analyse theories and therapies for a range of mental illnesses. You will learn how to write a psychological report using data you have collected. You will evaluate theories on interesting topics such as obedience to authority, eye witness testimony and criminal profiling.
General entry requirements for a Level 3 Pathway. Including a grade B in a Science GCSE and C in English Language and Mathematics GCSE or equivalent.
Three written exams at the end of the second year.
Trips to revision conferences in London and visiting guest speakers have delivered talks on such subjects as Clinical, Forensic, Criminological, Sport and Neuroscience topics.
Students have progressed to a variety of careers and training, including clinical, sports psychology and medicine. A significant number of students proceed to first degrees in Psychology and related subjects.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Strode's College directly.