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Psychology at Taverham High School

Course description

Introduction and Structure:

GCE Psychology is a broad and diverse social science subject. The AS course covers topics such as memory, stress, obedience, abnormality and attachment, all topics which affect our lives. Research methods are taught in context throughout the year, emphasizing the importance of the scientific method. The course is designed to focus on the application of knowledge and understanding, thereby developing transferable skills of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking.

The A2 course covers topics such as addiction, eating behaviour, schizophrenia (psychopathology), relationships and aggression, research methods are continued. At A2 the topics bring together explanations from different approaches and engage in issues and debates in contemporary Psychology

Entry requirements

Standard entry requirement for entry onto A level programmes of study is 6 GCSE’s at grade C or above including at least a C for Maths and English and Science

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 June 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years