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Psychology A Level at The Knights Templar School

Course description

Psychology is one of the most popular subjects to study because it has a big impact on all areas of life, from education and health, to the economy and crime.

Psychologists apply scientific methodology to explain human behaviour. They formulate theories, test hypotheses through observation and experiment, and analyse their reports with statistical techniques that help them identify important findings.

If you are interested in finding out why people behave the way they do or how the brain works then Psychology could be for you. Skills that can be developed through study of Psychology include:

  • Oral, Visual and Written Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Numeracy and Statistics
  • Critical and Creative Thinking
  • Decision Making
  • Organisational Skills
  • Team Working
  • It and Data Analysis Skills

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above. Students are expected to have achieved GCSE grade B in English, and grade B in Maths and/or Science.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 March 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years