Why choose A-Level Psychology?
Are you interested in why people behave the way they do?
Do you want to know the answers to questions such as how do I think? Or why are some people good leaders?
If so then you will probably enjoy Psychology. However in order to be successful in psychology you really need to enjoy reading, because there are so many fascinating studies to learn about. Psychology is a relatively new science and so you really need to be the sort of person who can accept that there are no straight forward answers. Psychology is a practical research based science and so you will need to be prepared to conduct research and analyse your findings. The practical skills and understanding of methodology that A level psychology nurtures are really useful in a wide range of career options.
What you will study in A-Level Psychology?
How you will be assessed in A-Level Psychology?
Psychology is a fascinating subject because human beings are amazing but please be aware, psychology is a multidiscipline subject you will need to answer essay questions, short answer questions, scientific knowledge based questions as well as complete data calculations and analysis. You will be expected to apply your knowledge and assess issues from a number of viewpoints. It is a challenging life science.