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Psychology AS/A-Level at Greig City Academy

Course description

Psychology is the first part of a full A level Psychology qualification and the second part will be called the A2. The AS and the A2 exams are worth 50% of your final mark.

Psychology uses empirical evidence to analyse behaviours of individuals in a variety of settings. If you are interested in understanding “People” and how the human mind works, then psychology would be of interest to you.

Course content

Section A: Social Psychology

Section B: Physiological Psychology

Section C: Cognitive Psychology

Section D: Developmental Psychology

Section E: Comparative Psychology

Each section will contain three essay questions, one on each Sub-section of the subject content. Candidates must answer three questions, from at least two different sections.         

Entry requirements

Students  must have A* - C in English Language.


External Exams by AQA plus coursework that is marked internally contribute to your overall grade

Future opportunities

Many areas related to working with people in a variety of settings include careers for Teaching, Social Work, Marketing, Law, The Police service, and on to further study at University.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 December 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years