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Psychology AS/A level at Rosedale College

Course description

You will enjoy the course if you welcome the opportunity to think about, and discuss, the nature of society and how, as individuals we relate to each other. How are we 'shaped by society' You might have also opted for English Literature, History, Law, Sociology, Government and Politics, Media Studies, Health and Social Care or any of the sciences. Opportunities for practical research will be excellent preparation for students who wish to do primary research as part of their extended project.

Course content

The course will explore and develop the following topics of interest: AS LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY Research Methods; Psychological themes through core studies A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY Research Methods; Psychological themes through core studies Applied psychology

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum of 5 A*- C grades or the equivalent at GCSE including a grade C in English, a grade B in Mathematics and a grade B in Science, alternatively a Merit in the BTEC Level 2 First Award in Principles of Science and BTEC Level 2 First Award Applications of Science.


AS LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY - Two written examinations A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY Three written examinations.

Future opportunities

A Level Psychology is accepted by universities as a valid entry requirement to degree courses, no matter what subject you wish to study at degree level. Students wishing to go into social services, health care, policing, the law, the media or teaching will find knowledge of psychology very useful and in some cases necessary as part of their professional training. Psychologists can train as therapists and many Psychology degree courses lead to membership of the British Psychological Society.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rosedale College directly.

Last updated date: 08 January 2018

Key information

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