Psychology A Level
We study the AQA Syllabus, with key modules chosen to appeal to young people:
- Approaches to Psychology
- Biopsychology including an introduction to neuro-science
- How memory works
- Attachment in childhood
- Conformity and obedience
- Abnormality and psychiatric illness
- Scientific methods in Psychology
- Relationships – Love and Marriage
- Issues in Psychology
Careers in Psychology
Careers opportunities include educational psychology, clinical psychology and forensic psychology.
Psychology graduates are also employed in a wide range of jobs including, community work, television research, vocational guidance, advertising and marketing, journalism, public relations, police-work, insurance, social care, the health service, market research, human-resources management, teaching, counselling and advisory services, industrial training, careers, the civil service, retail management, charity organisations, radio, journalism, health education, writing.
Psychology is an excellent A Level for those who wish to study medicine at university as it covers such topics as neurology, depression, stress and psychiatric illness.
40% of all cases seen by doctors involve psychiatric illness.