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Psychology AS level at Malmesbury School

Course description

Skills developed during the course

Communication, Application of Number, Information Technology, Working with Others, Improving Own Learning and Performance and Problem Solving.

Course content

Includes issues and debates around:

  • Social psychology (responses to people in authority)
  • Developmental psychology (external influences on children’s behaviour)
  • Cognitive psychology (memory)
  • Biological psychology (regions of the brain)
  • Psychology of Individual differences (understanding disorders)
  • Research methods- understanding different research methods and techniques and issues associated with them.Planning and conducting research. Recording, analysing and presenting data.


Two examinations

  • Examination 1: 50% of final grade
  • Examination 2: 50% of final grade

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Malmesbury School directly.

Last updated date: 07 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year