You will learn about the social, biological, cognitive and learning approaches in psychology. You will learn key studies and theories within psychology and apply knowledge to specific areas of society including aggression, consumer/employee behaviour and gender identity. Students will also study research methods and complete a piece of coursework and research which will develop skills of investigation, problem-solving, analysis and creative development.
Three mandatory units include applications of psychological approaches, health psychology and research methods. In Year 12, there is an additional unit that links to more applied occupational areas within forensic and criminal psychology.
At least 4 GCSE passes at a minimum grade 4, including Science, English and Maths.