There are plenty of great reasons to learn more about psychology, even if you don't plan to study psychology at university or work in a psychology-related profession. Psychology is all around you and touches on every aspect of your life! Who you are now, how you will be in the future, how you interact with family, friends, and strangers; these are all things that psychology can help you better understand.
This course of study comprises of three written exams at the end of the two year course resulting in an A-level, with no coursework. The emphasis is on applying knowledge and understanding, thereby developing students' transferable skills of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking.
Focus on Introductory topics in Psychology. Topic include looking at social influence, memory, attachment & psychopathology.
Focus on Psychology in context. Topic include approaches in psychology, biopsychology and research methods.
Issues and options in Psychology. This paper includes a core topic about issues and debates that underpin the subject of psychology. There are three optional topics in this paper (that may change year on year) but at present include the study of relationships, stress and the study of addiction.