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A Level Psychology at Ousedale School

Course description

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour. Psychologists attempt to find reasons for why we act, think and feel. Psychologists study a huge variety of behaviours and phenomena such as; memory and forgetting, sleeping, brain plasticity, why we turn to crime and psychotic disorders.

Course content

AS Level

Component 1: Research Methods
Component 2: psychological themes through core studies

A Level 

Component 1: Research methods
Component 2: psychological themes through core studies
Component 3: Applied Psychology: issues in mental health and two from child psychology, criminal psychology, environmental psychology, sport and exercise psychology.

Entry requirements

5 x A* - C at GCSE level Minimum Grade B in English Language GCSE


Examination: 100%

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 06 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years