A Level Psychology


​ The voice of intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest until it has gained a heading.                                                                                       Sigmund Freud

Mr Koureas Subject Leader
Miss Mouden Teacher of Psychology & Sociology


Course Followed  AQA Psychology Specification A (7182)
Exam Board  AQA


Psychology is one of the fastest growing subjects at A Level and beyond. It is a varied and exciting subject which uses many skills developed during your mainstream GCSE education. You will need to have an interest in the human mind, a clear scientific approach and sound analytical skills. You should be someone who enjoys writing essays and reading text. 


By studying Psychology, you will cover:-

  • Social Psychology 
  • Memory 
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches to Psychology 
  • Biopsychology

Optional topics: 

  • Relationships 
  • Schizophrenia 
  • Forensic Psychology

Your Future

Recent students who have studiesd Psychology have been successful in gaining places on degree courses such as Psychology, Criminology, Economics, Law, Dentistry and Medicine at both Russell group and Oxbridge universities.

Revision Links:


Year 12 Psychology Handbook 16-17