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Psychology A level at The Sweyne Park School

Course description

Psychology creates a sense of wonder in anyone who studies it. It is a personal science that explores our understanding of the world, ourselves and others. It is the opportunity to develop a deep insight into human nature and behaviour through knowledge of brain functions, interactions, relationships and the adaptability of people to contexts, experiences and situations.

Course content

The A level course investigates a variety of approaches to psychology, such as cognitive, developmental, biological and social. Appropriate research methods will be applied in studies and their effectiveness evaluated. There will also be opportunities to research individual differences and psychopathy

Future opportunities

Directly related: Clinical psychologist, educational psychologist, sports and exercise psychologist, occupational psychologist, lecturer, forensic psychologist, criminal psychologist, teacher and neuroscientist.

Further afield: Counsellor, human resources manager, advertising/marketing, media, banking and finance.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Sweyne Park School directly.

Last updated date: 18 June 2015

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