It is a fascinating science with cutting edge research that has real world applications that students are bound to find interesting. Across the two years students learn a variety of skills including analytical thinking, improved communication, problem solving and many more that will prepare them for an exciting future with the possibility of a range of fantastic careers.
Students will study different topic areas ranging from social influence, memory, attachment, approaches in psychology, biopsychology, psychopathology and research methods. In the second year of the A level students will deepen their understanding of human behaviour even further by examining topics such as relationships, schizophrenia and aggression.
Whatever a student wants to do in the future they are going to encounter and work with lots of different people in lots of different environments. Understanding how people work and what can affect their behaviour will be beneficial to whatever path they wish to pursue.