Psychology is a newly introduced A Level in BRA. It is concerned with helping us understand the thoughts and behaviour of individuals. The course is interesting and challenging, covering many areas within psychology.
The AS Level course involves studying:
The A Level course will require students to study:
Strong GCSE profile is advised with B grades in English Language, English Literature Maths and Science (preferably Biology) being essential.
A Level Psychology is essentially classroom based with AS and A Level students allocated 9 hours over the two week timetable. Assessment is in the form of examinations.
Many of our students hope to study psychology at degree level. This can lead to careers in areas such as criminal psychology, educational psychology, sports psychology and clinical psychology.
Psychology is useful for any occupation which involves working with people such as teaching, nursing, social work, human resources and the police force.
Staff: Mrs J McNally