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Psychology at Teddington School

Course description

The human mind is the most complex machine on earth. Do you want to investigate how it works and understand why people behave as they do? A hugely popular, but challenging sixth form subject, alongside preparing you well for Higher Education it will prove useful in helping you to develop your everyday relationships and allow you to build a wide range of transferrable skills.

Course content

Year 1 - AS Level Psychology (Year 12)

  • Paper 1 Introductory Topics in Psychology (7181/1): Social Influence, Memory, Attachment
  • Paper 2 Psychology in Context (7181/2): Approaches in Psychology & Biopsychology, Psychopathology, Research Methods

Year 2 - A Level Psychology (Year 13)

  • Paper 1 Introductory Topics in Psychology (7182/1): Social influence, Memory, Attachment and Psychopathology
  • Paper 2 Psychology in Context (7182/2): Approaches in Psychology, Biopsychology, Research Methods
  • Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology (7182/3): Issues and Debates, Gender, Schizophrenia and Forensic Psychology or Cognition and Development, Schizophrenia and Aggression (subject to change each Sept dependent on cohort)

Entry requirements

Please click on the link below to find entry requirements:

http://www.teddingtonschool.org/sixth-form-A-level-Entry-Requirements

Future opportunities

Progression Routes

Psychology is a well-regarded subject which is accepted by universities for students studying both Science (including Medicine) and Arts courses. There are a range of psychology specific careers such as: Clinical and Educational Counselling, Forensic and Sport Psychology and Applied Psychology. Psychology also equips you with skills and knowledge and applicable in a range of professional sectors such as careers in Biomedicine, Criminology, Media, Business Management, the Civil Service, Finance, Law and Business.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September

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    • Our core purpose of our Sixth Form at Teddington is to focus on the individual student from the moment you join us and to ensure you realise your unique potential academically, physically and socially through dedicated, innovative and enthusiastic teaching and learning. We expect you to learn to take responsibility for your own learning and to demonstrate a committed and conscientious approach to your studies to enable you to carve and secure your future pathway.

      We believe that both excellence and progress should be equally celebrated. We believe we can achieve and aspire to greater things. We will accomplish this through the sharpening of our academic skills and social awareness which will allow us to adapt to an ever-changing society and become responsible citizens of tomorrow.

      Please take the time to invest in your future success by looking at the extensive range of courses and activities we have to offer and we look forward to discussing your future in our community sixth form.