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Psychology A2 at St Paul's Catholic School for Girls

Course description

This Psychology course will develop students’ knowledge and understanding of the five core areas within the subject.  Critical issues in each of the topic areas relate to contemporary issues and therefore provide relevance to the student.  An emphasis is placed on fostering a critical and enquiring mind.  Students will have the opportunity to plan and carry out psychological investigations in the context of the topics studied.

Course content


Unit 3
Unit 4


As in 6th form prospectus

Entry requirements

B – Science

B – Maths

B – English


All students will have two formal assessments each half term, which are a mixture of essays and short answer questions in the style of the appropriate examination they are currently studying.

Future opportunities

Skills developed through study of A level Psychology such as critical thinking, essay writing, data analysis and use of the scientific method will equip you well for any degree course.

Students go on to study a variety of degree courses, including Psychology.  A Psychology degree can lead to a career within the discipline, or one within education, social work, police or business.

Further information

Please read through our Sixth Form Prospectus for further details

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Paul's Catholic School for Girls directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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