A Level


Course Overview

Psychology is the science of human behaviour and experience; Psychologists use scientific methods to try to understand and explain our own and others’ behaviour.



Exam (100%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements, plus grade 5 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics plus grade 5 in GCSE core science subject.

Exam board: AQA

£60 per year for textbooks, workbooks and revision materials.

Programme leader:

Alex Winch

Course structure

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Students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.

Higher education

As well as those students keen to study the subject at university and pursue a career in Psychology, the subject is of interest and is relevant to anyone considering a degree course or career where working with and understanding other people is important. The study of Psychology is useful in careers related to human resource management, media, teaching, social care, nursing, working in the criminal justice system and many others. This course also provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level.

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