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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.

Entry requirements

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.

Progression routes

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


Haringey Sixth Form College
White Hart Lane
N17 8HR

Tel. 020 8376 6000
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