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A Level Psychology BLOCK D at Northfleet School for Girls

Course description

The AS and A Level course in
Psychology provide an overview of
the key psychological perspectives;
covering infamous research studies
and encouraging students to
analyse and question behaviour.
This is a course for those who
is able to easily answer essay
questions related to Psychology.
Students will need to learn a new
list of terms related to Psychology.
In Psychology, students will be
expect to be organised and able to
learn independently. They will also
have to revise regularly to ensure
the understanding of previous

Course content

- Five Main Assumptions
of Psychology (Biological,
Psychodynamic, Behaviourist,
Cognitive and Positive)
- Therapy
- Classical evidence
- Research Methods
- Debate
- Evaluation
- Statistics
Year 13
- Schizophrenia
- Criminal behaviour
- Stress
- Controversies

Entry requirements

• 5 Grade 4-9 GCSEs
• Maths Grade 4-9
• Science GCSE at Grade 4
• Grade 5 at GCSE
English Literature


The course is 100% examined
Timed Essays
Knowledge Tests
Glossary Tests
Mock Exams
Independent Research Project
AS End of Year assessments: 2
external exams 16th May and 23rd
A2 End of Year assessments: 4
external exams (2 on AS content
and 2 on A2 content)

Future opportunities

As well as enabling students to
progress onto a Psychology degree
and pursue jobs in this field. A Level
Psychology equips students for
careers in: Marketing, HR, Research,
Local or Central Government;
anything that involves work with or
providing services for people.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 16 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September