*Between the 29th of June and 12th of July first year A Level students will need to undertake work experience
- Research methods (experiments, observations, self-reports and correlations)
- Social psychology (obedience and helping behaviour), developmental psychology (aggression and moral development), cognitive psychology (attention and memory), biological psychology (perception and split brains) and individual differences psychology (phobias and autism)
- Applied psychology (schizophrenia, abnormality, crime scene processing, police procedures to interview witnesses, problemsolving abilities in children and childhood attachments)
What grades will I need?
Six GCSEs at A*-C/9-4 (including a C/5 or above in English, Science and Maths)
A GCSE points score above 5.5 is recommended
BTEC Level 2 qualifications considered in subject related courses
(Level 2 Psychology provides an alternative programme of study for this subject area)
Where will it lead me?
- Teaching (subject specialism or science generally)
- Scientific research
- Health and social care