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Psychology A Level at Oakbank School

Course description

At AS level you will cover Social, Cognitive, Physiological, Developmental and Individual Differences Psychology. Within these areas, you will examine 15 classical studies and consider their problems, their implications for society and how they could be improved. In addition to these areas of Psychology, you will carry out 4 Psychological Investigations. These are a self-report, an observation, an experiment and a correlation.

At Advanced level you will build upon the skills you learnt at AS level and study two different areas of applied Psychology – Health and Clinical Psychology and the Forensic Psychology. You will also have the opportunity to design, carry out and critique Psychological Investigations.

Entry requirements

5 or more GCSE’s, with English and Maths at grade C.


At AS and Advanced level, you will be assessed on a regular basis via written assignments, tests, presentations and mock exams.

Formal assessment leading to AS and Advanced qualifications will be via modular examinations set by the OCR exam board in January and May/June of each academic year.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 February 2017
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