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Psychology A Level at The Heath School

Course description

Compulsory Content (Year 1) • Social influence • Memory • Attachment • Approaches in psychology • Biopsychoiogy • Psychopathology • Research methods Compulsory Content (Year 2) - Issues and debates in psychology Optional Content (one from each section): Option 1 - Relationships - Gender - Cognition and development Option 2 - Schizophrenia - Eating behaviour - Stress Option 3 - Aggression - Forensic psychology - Addiction


There are two exams in year 1, each worth 50% of your AS qualification. Each exam lasts 1 hour 30 minutes and is worth 72 marks. The exam consists of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions. In year 2 there are three exams, each account for one third of your A Level. The three exams last 2 hours and are worth 96 marks each. The exams consist of multiple choice, short answers and extended writing questions.

Future opportunities

Studying Psychology at university can give you a whole host of exciting career options, Including: • Marketing • Business development • Accountancy • Human Resources • Forensic psychology • Occupational therapy • Clinical psychology • Nursing • Teaching.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 28 September 2016
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