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Psychology A level at Carlton Academy

Course description

Psychology is the study of human behaviour and is therefore directly relevant to everyday life. It is also a very interesting subject as it focuses on why people behave as they do. For example, what causes anorexia, or why do we sleep, how do we measure intelligence and why are emotions useful?

Course content

The course content will differ slightly depending on whether you choose to study the AS standalone qualification or the full twoyear A level. Both AS and first year A Level students will study topics such as Social influence, Memory, Attachments, Psychopathology and Research Methods.

Entry requirements

A - C in Science and an enthusiasm for learning about human behaviour would be a great asset.

Future opportunities

Psychology provides a useful foundation for any job, as you will always be dealing with people, whatever career you follow. However, it is particularly valuable as a preparation for Teaching, Journalism, Drama, Social Work, Law, Medicine and Advertising.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Carlton Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years