Psychology AS Level at Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy
You will learn to understand why people behave the way they do and how psychologists analyse and theorise about human behaviour. Subjects you will study include Cognitive psychology, (including memory and eyewitness testimony), Developmental psychology, (including early social development, attachment and the effects of day care). You will learn about Research methods in the context of the topic areas. You will also learn about Biological psychology (including stress, factors affecting stress, coping with stress and managing stress) and Social psychology (including majority and minority influence, obedience and independent behaviour).
Grade B GCSE English
Students who achieve a grade ‘D’ or better can progress to A2 Psychology.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Handsworth Wood Girls' Academy directly.