Psychology

A Level

Overview

Psychology is the science of human behaviour and experience; Psychologists use scientific methods to try to explain our own and others’ behaviour. This course will provide you with a general introduction to psychological theory, research and application.

Assessment:

Exam (100%)

Duration: 2 years
Entry requirements:

Standard entry requirements, plus grade 5 in GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics plus grade C in GCSE Science.

Exam board: AQA
Costs:

£50 per year for textbooks, workbooks and revision materials.

Programme leader:

Sandra Wickens

Course structure

Enhancing your studies

Life after Henley

Careers

Students may consider direct entry into employment or further training.

Higher education

As well as those students keen to study the subject at university and pursue a career in Psychology, the subject is of interest and is relevant to anyone considering a degree course or career where working with and understanding other people is important. The study of Psychology is useful in careers related to human resource management, media, teaching, social care, nursing, working in the criminal justice system and many others. This course also provides a strong grounding for those wishing to pursue many other subject areas at degree level.

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