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Psychology A Level at Brompton Academy

Course description


The A Level course comprises the three units, studied over two years. Students will cover the following elements of Psychology: Unit 1: Social Influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology; Unit 2: Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology, Research Methods and Issues and Debates in Psychology; Unit 3: this unit comprises of three optional topics, such as Relationships, Eating Behaviour and Addiction, other topics such as Schizophrenia and Forensic Psychology can be studied.  The topics in this unit are subject to change.

Entry requirements

Students need to have achieved 5 A* - C GCSE's. Grade 6 in English and Maths, C grade or Merit in Science.  If students have studied GCSE Psychology, then a C grade is required.



Grade A*–E awarded. Each unit is assessed by external examinations and will be worth 33.3% of the total A Level marks.  Each exam is two hours long.   The exams will consist of multiple choice, short-answer and extended writing questions.

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Future opportunities


Completion of the A Level qualification will give between 16 and 56 UCAS points, to be used to gain entry onto a degree course or entry into the workplace.

Further information

For further information, please contact Brompton Academy on 01634 852341

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Brompton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 23 January 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Year