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Psychology AS/A Level at Godalming College

Course description

The course provides a general introduction into Psychology; a recognised science subject. You will develop knowledge, understanding and skills of analysis in relation to a variety of topics. These topics include individual differences, social psychology, cognitive psychology, biological psychology and developmental psychology. Both the first and second year of the course include a significant component on how psychologists conduct research, analyse statistical data and write scientific reports.

In addition you will examine different psychological approaches, current debates within psychology and learn the application of the scientific method within this subject. Students who like analysing material and prefer scientific orientated subjects particularly enjoy and succeed in psychology.

Course assessment: External exams.

Entry requirements

Grade C or above in Maths, English and Core Science. In addition, a grade C or above in GCSE Additional Science or in one (preferably Biology) or more separate Sciences.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Godalming College directly.

Last updated date: 07 April 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years