A Level - A Levels

Start Date

4th September 2018

Course Duration

2 years


Full time


Newcastle Sixth Form College

Course Overview

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. If you are interested in understanding the complexity of human nature, then A Level Psychology will give you an insight into how and why people behave in certain ways.
You will uncover explanations from both classic and contemporary research, investigating some of the most interesting human behaviours such as prejudice, aggression and mental health.

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Progression and Career Opportunities

For any career involving interactions with others, psychology will be a useful underlying subject. This includes careers such as police, nursing, human resources, advertising, law, politics, teaching, research and many more.
Careers directly related to psychology are broad and include working in traditional roles as clinical, educational, forensic or occupational psychologists as well as the more progressive areas such as health and sports psychology.

Studying psychology at Newcastle Sixth Form College is great. Not only are the staff incredibly enthusiastic, but exploring the mind and gaining insight into behaviours ranging from prejudice, crime and mental illness is fascinating.

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