Psychology Teacher in Charge of Subject: Mrs Camm
Entry Requirements: A grade B GCSE in both Science and English is preferred
Course Details: Psychology is the study of the mind and behaviour. AS Level:
Module 1: Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods Module 2: Biological Psychology, social Psychology and individual differences.
Assessment is through short structured questions. A2 Level:
Module 3: a variety of interesting topics including Biological Rhythms, Relationships and Eating Behaviour. Module 4: Psychopathology (Phobias), Psychology in Action (Addictive Behaviour) and Research Methods.
AS Two 1 ½ hour exams A2 Two exams, one of 1 ½ hours and one of 2 hours
Career Options: Previous students have gone on to a variety of University courses, e.g. Psychology, Law, Medicine, Business, Media, Criminology, Sports and other Social Sciences. It is also a useful preparation for Nursing, Social Work and Teaching.