PSYCHOLOGY A LEVEL (RPA) at Richmond Park Academy - RPA
This course comprises five written units (two at AS level; three at A-Level), with no coursework. The emphasis is on the application of knowledge and understanding to develop your analysis, evaluation, critical thinking skills and mathematical skills with a statistical focus. The course covers a broad range of topic based options which are designed to engage you in contemporary psychological issues and debates.
The exam board for Key Stage 5 is AQA.
Paper 1: Social Influence, Memory and Infant-Caregiver Attachment
Paper 2: Approaches in Psychology, Psychopathology and Research Methods
Paper 1: Social Influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology
Paper 2: Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology and Research Methods
Paper 3: Issues & Debates in Psychology, Gender, Schizophrenia and Aggression
English GCSE grade B or grade 6
Mathematics GCSE grade B or grade 6
Interest in studying psychology has grown enormously in recent years. Not only is it a fascinating subject, a psychology degree also prepares you for a wide range of careers such as clinical psychology, counselling psychology, educational psychology, forensic psychology and health psychology. It also provides a useful training for market research, social research, social work, teaching, nursing, therapy, advertising, sales, media and broadcasting, human resources, the Police and the Armed Forces.
EXAM BOARD: AQA
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Richmond Park Academy - RPA directly.