Our International A level in Psychology is your ticket to uncovering the mysteries of the mind. In the AS level, you’ll explore the complexities of human behaviour and thought processes, then dive into biological psychology, where you’ll grasp the secrets of how we learn and grow. As you progress to the A2 level, you’ll delve into developmental psychology, criminological psychology and clinical psychology, understanding human growth and the forces that shape behaviour. Whether you aspire to become a psychologist, counsellor, or simply want to decode the complexities of human behaviour, this course unlocks the door to the captivating world of psychology!
|International AS Psychology, International A level Psychology
|January and June
|Course length: 1 year AS Psychology, then 1 year A level Psychology
|Weekly study time
|Weekly study time: 2 x 45-minute live lessons, 5 x 45-minute self-study lessons (including allocated reading time), 1 x 45-minute teacher-marked homework
|Recommended: Approximately 100 45-minute individual tutoring lessons, 260 x 45-minute self-study lessons, 50 x 45-minute teacher-marked homework. Pace and level of commitment determined by individual needs.
For more information take a look at the Edexcel International Psychology A level Specification: click here
|(90 minutes each exam)
|Social and cognitive psychology (50% of the total of AS, 25% of the total of A level)
|Biological psychology, learning theories and development (50% of the total of A2, 25% of the total of A level)
|(120 minutes each exam)
|Business decisions and strategy (25% of the total of A level)
|Global business (25% of the total of A level)
A Psychology A level is essential for various university courses, including psychology, counselling, clinical psychology, forensic psychology, and educational psychology. It serves as a foundational qualification for careers in mental health, research, and therapeutic professions. Additionally, a Psychology A level is valuable for courses in social work, sociology, and education, as it provides a strong understanding of human behaviour and psychological principles. It can be a supporting A level for a wide range of humanities and science degree courses.
Pupils looking to study Psychology at university may find that taking another science and/or mathematics at A level is advantageous.
Our core A level subjects are taught in group classes via a combination of interactive self-study lessons and live lessons led by an expert teacher:
We have an even wider selection of A levels available via our independent learning and tutoring programmes, including: