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Psychology A Level Block A at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

At Homewood, we follow the AQA Psychology A Level specification. This is a Level 3 academic science course. The A' Level Psychology course is intended as an introduction to the subject of Psychology as well as giving a sound basis for further study for those who wish to continue the subject. The course is assessed via 100% final written examinations. The course is made up of a range of different topics that cover many different aspects and areas of Psychology, including Social, Cognitive, Developmental and Abnormal Psychology as well as Research Methodology. Further Opportunities Psychology gives you a good understanding of how people think and why they act the way they do, making the subject extremely useful for any career that involves dealing with people. The course is a recognised Science A' Level qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades at 4 or above including English and Maths and a 5 in Psychology. A grade 5 in Science is also required.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other Advanced Level courses such as a Science which could lead you onto Higher Education. Psychology gives you a good understanding of how people think and why they act the way they do making the subject extremely useful for any career that involves dealing with people. The course is a recognised Science A’ Level qualification that will help you develop the skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for. In addition to careers in Psychology and directly related areas, Psychology is now recognised as important to any role that involves dealing with, or the interaction of 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
  • Duration: 2 years

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