Overview

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind. It looks at the way people think, behave and experience the world and at mental processes such as memory and perception.

AS and A level Psychology gives students an understanding of the way people think and why they behave in certain ways. Students learn a variety of skills including analytical thinking, improved communication and problem solving.

A level Psychology is good preparation for a range of University degree courses including Psychology, Sociology, Law, Business, Sports Science, Nursing and Teaching. Possible career options include Business, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Clinical Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Nursing and Teaching.