Psychology at Sprowston Community High School
THE COURSE AS LEVEL
By following the course in Year 12, you will develop an understanding of the different areas of psychology. These areas include cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, social psychology, biological psychology and abnormal psychology. Students learn about theories of human behaviour and the psychological research which has been conducted to test these theories. We study and evaluate the scientific method as applied to psychological research. In addition you will learn about the application of psychological theory to everyday life.
The Year 13 specification allows you to expand on some of the topics covered at AS level. The topics we cover include aggression, relationships, eating behaviours, mental illness and psychology and the media. You will also continue to develop your commentary and evaluation skills in relation to psychological theory, empirical studies and the methods of research used in psychology.
To study A Level courses you will need to have achieved at least 5 GCSE Grades A*-C in full courses including either English or Maths. B grade or higher in GCSE English and a Science & C grade or higher in GCSE
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sprowston Community High School directly.