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Psychology A Level

This course will interest you if you enjoy understanding relationships and social groups in the world around you. Psychology is the scientific study of people, particularly how and why we think and behave as we do. It uses the scientific method of careful research, experimentation and statistical analysis and requires you to learn to be numerate, to use logical reasoning and to express yourselves clearly and concisely in writing.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
A Levels
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
33 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including maths and English at grade B/6.

Delivery and Assessment

This course is assessed by exams.


Psychology careers are wide ranging, and include clinical work in hospitals, educational in schools, occupational selection in organisations, health in private practices or in organisations. Many students go on to university after the course.

Career Opportunities

  • Clinical psychologist Counselling psychologist Educational psychologist Forensic psychologist Further education teacher Health psychologist High intensity therapist Occupational psychologist Primary care graduate mental health worker Psychological wellbeing practitioner Sport and exercise psychologist Advice worker Careers adviser Counsellor Human resources officer Market researcher Play therapist Psychotherapist