SCCH Child-Psychologist

A-Level Psychology

Are you intrigued by what makes people tick – and why? 

A-Level Psychology gives us a fascinating insight into the behaviour of others, providing an opportunity to view the human mind from a systematic and scientific perspective. It will increase your awareness of how psychology can be applied to everyday life and the world around you – personally, socially, academically and professionally.

How will I be assessed?

The course is 100% examination based and you will do regular practice examinations, along with individual and group activities.

What will I learn?

You will explore major topics within psychology including:

  • Social
  • Cognitive 
  • Biological
  • Individual differences
  • Development
  • Psychodynamics
  • Psychological research methods
  • Behaviourism

In the second year you will have the opportunity to apply these concepts to options in forensic, sports, health and clinical and educational psychology.

What are my career opportunities?

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Lawyer
  • Neuropsychologist
  • Child psychologist
  • Teacher

Further Study?

Further study in Higher Education: arts or science-based degree studies.

Are there any extra costs?

There may be costs associated with educational visits.{wishlist}

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