Psychology A level at Shoreham Academy
- How to plan and conduct own research in psychology
- Insights into human behaviour and mental health
- Guest speakers from various psychology - based careers
- Critical analysis skills and evaluation of data and evidence
- Essay writing
All students will initially be entered for the A-Level. In some circumstances students will be moved to the AS course, which is essentially the first year of the A-Level.
- Social Influence
Psychology in Context
- Approaches in Psychology
- Research Methods
Issues and Options in Psychology
- Issues and Debates in Psychology
- Forensic Psychology
A minimum of five GCSEs at grades A*-C, including Maths and English (Science and English Grade B preferred). GCSE Psychology is not essential but is an advantage.
Three exam papers all to be taken at the end of the course.
Each 2-hour paper contains a mixture of multiple choice, short-answer, extended answer, and essay questions; testing understanding, analysis and evaluation. Each paper is worth 33.3% of the final mark.
Students transferred to the AS will sit two 1 1/2 hour papers at the end of the first year.
Any caring, training or management roles. Many graduate and post-graduate qualifications available allowing specialisation.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shoreham Academy directly.