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Psychology – A Level

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About the course

If you have ever asked yourself similar questions about how and why people behave in the way that they do, then this is for you. Positioned between traditional science and humanities subjects, and drawing on many aspects of these areas, psychology can be chosen as part of a large number of A level combinations. Over the course of the two-year exam-based programme, you will cover areas including cognitive, developmental, biological, social and ‘abnormal’ psychology. The ethical implications of psychological research will also be discussed.

Topics and units


Work placement opportunities:
Learning Community Trust, NHS, West Mercia Police, Samaritans, AFC Telford United

Careers and progression

Progressing to: Degree in psychology, or furthering your education in a related field such as counselling, education, or social work.
Aspirational careers: Clinical psychologist, forensic analyst, occupational therapist, sports psychologist

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 including English and maths. Grade 6 is preferred in maths and science

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Full Time


2 Year


Haybridge Road, Telford


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