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The Palmer Catholic Academy

The Palmer Catholic Academy

Psychology

Head of Department
Ms M Bailey

 

EXAM BOARD:   AQA 

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

Psychology is considered to be the scientific study of behaviour. The course requires candidates to use scientific terminology to explain and analyse human behaviour. There is an emphasis on analytical, evaluative and critical thinking skills and there is increasing focus on mathematical skills.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF STUDYING PSYCHOLOGY?

Such knowledge could lead to careers in law and criminal investigations, personnel management, teaching, counselling and in the NHS.

Please see documents below for GCSE and A Level course content.

If you have any questions please contact Ms Bailey at the academy.