Psychology AS Level at Driffield School
Throughout the course of study students are encouraged to develop a scientific awareness of the role of Psychology in society and its applications to many situations. You will develop a broad knowledge and understanding of the core areas of Psychology (social, cognitive, developmental, biological and individual differences) through a range of topics using the scientific approach.
• 1 Social influence
• 2 Memory
• 3 Attachment
• 4 Approaches in Psychology (including
• 5 Psychopathology
• 6 Research methods
You don’t have to have studied this course at GCSE to do AS Level. However, you must have 5 A* - C passes at GCSE. These GCSE passes must be in science or maths grade B.
Each unit at AS level will be assessed by the way of two examinations lasting 1hr 30mins with a combination of multiple choice, shorter and extended answer writing questions. Each section will be out of 24 mark.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Driffield School directly.