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A Level Psychology | Furness College
A Level Psychology

A Level Psychology

We are all amateur psychologists, constantly trying to explain the behaviour we see around us. You will be fascinated by this and want to develop a more informed and scientific approach. With programmes such as CSI becoming evermore popular, dive into the science behind it all.

Course Content

Students will study psychological explanations of behaviour, including why behaviour is influenced by the people around us, how memory works and why we forget, the importance of early childhood attachments, and why people may suffer from mental health issues and how they can be helped and supported. The course will include elements of forensic psychology in relation to solving crime alongside the police and the changes with age in childhood. You’ll be introduced to psychological approaches to research and carry out small investigations. You will identify the strengths and weaknesses of the measurements you have collected.

Entry Requirements

What are the entry requirements?

To study psychology at A level, you need to have gained a grade 4 or better in GCSE mathematics and grade 6 or better in GCSE biology, or additional science. This is in addition to the general entry requirements.

Progression

What opportunities will this lead to?

Students often go on to study degrees in related fields at university. Others use this A Level to support progression to a broad range of university degrees.


Channelside
Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 2PJ
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Barrow-In-Furness
Cumbria
LA13 9LE
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