AS and A2 level: Psychology at Casterton College Rutland
Why study Psychology? This is the study of human behaviour and is therefore relevant to everyday life. It is also a very interesting subject as it focuses on who we are and why we behave as we do. For example, what causes us to have different personalities and why do some people develop personality disorders? What will I study? You will learn how to conduct and interpret psychological research, how to make sense of various controversial topics like nature versus nurture, as well as memory and real world forensic psychology. There is an element of maths involved so be prepared. How will I study? A mix of research, investigation and discussion. This is a science with a very particular focus.
C in English required. C in Maths required.
Progression Apart from a psychology degree there are many careers open to students such as educational psychology, sports psychology, clinical psychology, business psychology, counselling and so on.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Casterton College Rutland directly.