How do I #DiscoverTheDifference with Psychology?
Psychology is a science of the mind and behaviours. This course will enable you to develop a deep understanding of the reasons why people behave the way they do, through exploring genetic and environmental reasons.
What will I study?
• Research methods – understanding the methods psychologists use and putting them into practice with your own research project.
• The 5 different psychological approaches to explaining behaviour.
• The behaviour of those with mental illness and convicted criminals.
What makes Psychology at #H6 different?
• You attend workshops with criminals who have been rehabilitated.
• You visit The Freud Museum to look at the life and works of a key psychologist.
• You attend research field trips to investigate human behaviour.
• You listen to talks from experts within Mental Health and Probation services.
How will I be assessed?
100% written examination.
Five or more GCSE grades 9-5, including a minimum grade 6 in Maths and a minimum grade 6 in an English, Humanities or Social Science subject.
A considerable number of students who choose A-Level Psychology do so with the intention of entering into a career in psychology. However, it can lead to exciting careers in the many other sectors, for example education and social work.
For those who wish to pursue a career in psychology, the opportunities are widespread in a number of different areas including clinical psychology, occupational psychology and forensic psychology.
During the duration of the course you will receive advice and assistance on accessing your chosen career