A Level

Exam Board


Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 5 in Maths, Science and English

Why study this course?

You think the subject sounds interesting:

  • You enjoy learning independently
  • You like asking and answering questions
  • You are good at exams (remember there is no coursework)
  • You enjoy Biology and are good at Maths (there is 10% maths in the course)
  • It would be beneficial if you had a grade 7 or above at GCSE in Maths and Science

What will I study?

Year 1

  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches in Psychology (including Biopsychology at AS)
  • Research Methods

Year 2

All of the above, plus Gender, Schizophrenia, Addiction

How will I be assessed?

Three exams at the end of the second year. 100 % examined

Where can it lead?

A career in teaching or you can specialise in a chosen field – Educational, Clinical, Forensic, Sports Psychology.


Mrs K Ward

Course Leader

Miss M Cooke – Faculty Leader

Miss B Chambers

Miss S Evans

Miss B Gagen

Course Materials

  • Please ask your course teacher