AS/A Level Psychology

Exam Board


Course Entry Requirement

  • Maths - 5
  • English Literature - 6
  • English Language - 6
  • Science - 5

Course Overview

In year 1 students cover the core units of Psychology:

  • Social
  • Memory
  • Research methods
  • Attachment and approaches in Psychology

In year 2 students delve deeper into Psychology and study the following units:

  • Issues and debates
  • Schizophrenia
  • Gender
  • Biopsychology


Assessments occur fortnightly and usually consist of essays.

Support Materials

For Psychology we follow the Illuminate Publishing resources which have both a revision guide and textbook, both of which are essential.

Any Specialist Equipment Required?


Key Dates

PPE exams December and March

Clubs or Interventions

After school on Tuesdays

Future Careers/Uni Courses

  • Clinical psychologist
  • Counselling psychologist
  • Educational psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Further education teacher
  • Health psychologist
  • High intensity therapist
  • Occupational psychologist
  • Psychological wellbeing practitioner
  • Sport and exercise psychologist
  • And many more
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