Psychology A level at The Holy Cross School
Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour - so if you are passionate about understanding how people think and behave then Psychology is for you!
The course covers memory, social influence (e.g. why did German soldiers obey the Nazi regime), attachment, psychopathology (e.g. how we define mental illness), the different approaches used to explain behaviour in psychology, biopsychology (e.g. structure and function of neurons and how they affect behaviour), and research methods (e.g. how to create reliable and valid experiments).
You will also study research methods, issues and debates, relationships, stress, and aggression.
GCSE Grade 5 or above in English Language or English Literature and Mathematics AND GCSE Grade 5 or above in two or more Sciences in Triple Science OR
GCSE Grade 5:5 or above in Combined Science
Three 2 hour examinations which will cover all material over the two years.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Holy Cross School directly.