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Psychology A Level at Manshead CE Academy

Course description

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind which is the source of all thought and behaviour. This course will introduce you to psychological theories and methods, and will offer you the opportunity to investigate some of the explanations psychologists have used use to understand humans and their interaction.

Course content

Year 12:
 Social influence
 Memory
 Attachment
 Approaches in psychology
 Biopsychology
 Psychopathology
 Research methods
Year 13:
 Further Approaches
 Schizophrenia
 Addiction

Entry requirements

Grade 4 or higher in English and Maths

Future opportunities

Psychology ‘A’ level is flexible and will equip you with the skills to study just about any subject or enter a job requiring some level of understanding about human behaviour. As well as becoming a chartered Psychologist, careers such as Teaching, Social Work, Law, Business, Healthcare and many more will benefit from psychological knowledge and understanding.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Manshead CE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 01 December 2017
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Key information

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