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Psychology A Level at Lytham Sixth Form College

Course description

Psychology is the fascinating scientific study of behaviour. Students will explore how people interact, how we change and develop, how we think, how the nervous system works, how we differ from animals and how we decide what is normal. In doing so, they will develop their ability to think critically and analytically, further develop both their oral and communication skills, and their ability to plan statistically viable experiments. A level Psychology can open up a range of careers and undergraduate courses in psychology, the social sciences, neuroscience and media studies. Popular career choices include social work, clinical or educational psychology, research, teaching and the media.

Entry requirements

In order to study this A level programme students must gain 5 GCSEs at grades A* - C or an equivalent full Level 2 qualification, including English Language at grade B.


A Levels are assessed by a mixture of coursework and exams.

Financial information

You could be eligible for a 16-19 bursary to help with education-related costs.

Further information

When filling in your application, we would be grateful if you would supply all the information we ask for as clearly as possible.Remember to include:- your full name, address and a contact number- the full name of the course/qualifications you’re applying for- the qualifications you have and/or are currently studying, including your predicted grades or grades already achievedYou will be invited for an interview, which is an informal opportunity to discuss your chosen course.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lytham Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 10 September 2015
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