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Psychology A Level at Teesdale School

Course description

Psychology is both an applied and academic field that studies the human mind and behaviour. The school offers both AS and A2 in Psychology from Edexcel.

Course Content

AS

  • Unit 1: Social and Cognitive Psychology. The examination paper is of 1 hour 20 minutes duration. The examination paper will consist of a section of objective test items, a short-answer section and an extended writing section.
  • Unit 2: Understanding the Individual. The examination paper is of 1 hour 40 minutes duration. The examination paper will consist of a section of objective test items, a short-answer section and an extended writing section.

A2

  • Unit 3: Applications of Psychology. The examination paper is of 1 hour 30 minutes duration. The examination is divided into four options. Students must select two options. Each option will consist of a short-answer section and an extended writing section.
  • Unit 4: How Psychology Works. The examination paper is of 2 hours duration. The examination consists of two parts. Students must answer both parts. Each section will consist of a short-answer section and an extended writing section.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 17 March 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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