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Psychology A Level at Pimlico Academy

Course description

This course will enable you to:
- Learn about different approaches in psychology (e.g. cognitive, biological, behavioural and psychodynamic), allowing you to engage in debates and issues in contemporary psychology;
- Develop knowledge and understanding of concepts, theories and studies in relation to a broad range of topics;
- Develop skills of analysis, evaluation and application in relation to a broad range of topics;
- Develop knowledge and understanding of ethical issues associated with these areas of psychology.

Course content

Paper 1:
Social influence
Memory
Attachment
Psychopathology

Paper 2:
Approaches in Psychology
Research methods
Biopsychology

Paper 3
Issues and debates in Psychology
Gender
Stress Addiction

Entry requirements

Students must achieve grade B in GCSE Additional Science and Mathematics. Students choosing this course need both mathematical ability and strong literacy skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 April 2017
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