Key InformationLevel: LEVEL 3
Examination Board: AQA
Subject Leader: Mrs Wilkinson
Entry RequirementsGrade 5 in at least 5 separate subjects
Why Choose this course?Psychology is a popular subject which is attractive to students because it develops a range of valuable skills, including critical analysis, independent thinking and research skills. These skills are particularly relevant to young people and are transferable to further study and the workplace.
The two year course provides an engaging and stimulating introduction to the study of psychology.Psychology is a Science and students are reminded that they will need to develop a wide range of subject specific terminology, use the scientific method in designing studies and in evaluating Psychological research, you will also learn to be able to carry out statistical analysis of data.
Psychology allows you to gain a qualification that Higher Education and employers value. If you are looking to go onto study at degree level you can take a British Psychological Psychology approved degree.
This could lead into a specialist professional qualification as a Clinical, Forensic, educational or organisational psychologist. Psychology provides insight into learning, education, business and advertising and is welcomed for those who want to pursue careers in health and/or social care and the police force.
Psychology in context
Approaches to psychology
Issues and Options in Psychology
Psychodynamic and Humanistic
Additional research methods
Issues and Debates in Psychology
3 Papers (2x hours each)
Total 96 marks each paper.