Psychology A level at Chew Valley School
The study of the science of the mind and behaviour.
In Year 12 the main areas of psychology are visited and emphasis is placed on learning in an active and interesting way. In Year 13 some of the newer branches of psychology are studied, as well as the absorbing topic of psychopathology, looking at the causes of schizophrenia, depression and anxiety disorders.
You will need to have achieved 5 grade Cs or better in GCSE, including grade C in English, Maths and a CC grade in Science.
AS level: 2 modules
- Module 1 Memory, Attachment and Research Methods
- Module 2 Stress, Social Psychology and Abnormal Behaviour
A2 level: 2 modules Topics covered include:
- Biorhythms, Sleep and Sleep Disorders
- Evolutionary explanations of human behaviour, including sexual selection.
- Media psychology
- Research methods
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Chew Valley School directly.