Psychology A Level at Ysgol Y Strade
The study of questions such as:
Would you be prepared to injure another person under the instructions of a scientist?
Why does your dog or cat run towards you when a tin is opened?
Can the study of dreams help solve mental health problems?
Can a chimpanzee communicate by using sign language?
You will study how psychologists use scientific theories to find answers for scientific problems by:
- studying important past investigations
- studying statutory techniques
- studying research methodology in Psychology
PY1: Approaches in Psychology
PY2: Core studies and applied research methods
PY3: Research methods and issues in research
PY4: Controversies, Topics and Appications
Although each student will be considered on an individual basis for entry onto the course it would be beneficial to have Science GCSE, grade B or above.
PY1: Written examination 1h15m
PY2: Written examination 1h45m
PY3: Written examination 1h30m
PY4: Written examination 2h30m
A-level psychology provides a useful training for a range of careers. These include market research, social work, teaching, medicine and nursing, advertising, sales, media, personnel management, law and the police. A degree in psychology can lead to careers in clinical, educational, occupational, health or forensic psychology and counselling.
Examining Body: Edexcel
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ysgol Y Strade directly.