Psychology A Level at Christopher Whitehead Language College
Psychology is a fascinating subject which both challenges and captivates students of all abilities. As an A Level Psychology student, you will learn about a variety of different topics, ranging from cognitive psychology, which is the study of human memory; to forensic psychology which explores the motivation behind criminal behaviour and offending.
In terms of assessment, all students will sit three examinations at the end of the two year A Level course. These exams will test students on the knowledge and understanding they have gained throughout their A Level Psychology studies. This course is assessed entirely through examination only; there is no coursework element.
GCSE Maths grade A*-B
GCSE English Language grade A*-B
GCSE Science grade A*-B
Paper 1: Introductory topics in psychology - Written exam: 2 hours; 96 marks in total; 33.3% of A-level Topics include: Social influence Memory Attachment Psychopathology.
Paper 2: Psychology in context - Written exam: 2 hours; 96 marks in total; 33.3% of A-level Topics include: Approaches in psychology Biopsychology Research methods.
Paper 3: Issues and options in psychology Compulsory Topic: Issues and debates in psychology: Then, four additional topics from the range below: Relationships Gender Cognition and development Schizophrenia Eating behaviour Stress Aggression Forensic psychology Addiction.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christopher Whitehead Language College directly.