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Psychology A level at Charters School

Course description

If you are intrigued by human behaviour and want to understand the complexities behind people’s actions then A level Psychology is for you.  Psychology is an illuminating discipline which examines aspects of human behaviour and why people behave the way they do.  During Year 1 the following topics will be studied and explored: Memory, Child Development and Psychopathology.  During Year 2 we cover Relationships, Eating Behaviour and Forensic Psychology.   Throughout both years there is emphasis on the scientific basis of Psychology.  The focus is on the importance of analysis, interpretation, explanation and evaluation of the methodology, results and impact of their own and others’ experimental and investigative activities in a variety of ways. Once you study Psychology at A level you’ll never see the world in the same way.

Course content

Introductory topics in psychology; Psychology in context; Issues and Debates in psychology.

Entry requirements

Are you mature, inquisitive and conscientious?  If you answered yes, then Psychology is the right choice for you. Please check subject entry qualifications.

Assessment

Exams.

Future opportunities

The ‘A’ level itself is accepted as a science subject on some undergraduate degree courses at University. A University undergraduate degree in Psychology can lead to a career as a Clinical Psychologist, Educational Psychologist, Academic Research, Occupational Psychology, Marketing, Journalism, Law, Politics, Human Resources, Social work, Teaching and Finance and Management and even Medicine.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 22 January 2018

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