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A Level Psychology

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Overview

  • Learn about cognitive behavioural therapy, operant conditioning, and more
  • Covers historical psychological experiments from Milgram to Pavlovian conditioning
  • Conduct independent research and learn about the fundamentals of psychological research methods
  • All study materials produced in line with current AQA specifications
  • No entry requirements – start your studies today!
  • Complete this A Level in as little as 6 months

Studying your A Level

A Level Psychology is an opportunity to delve into the human mind and explore – and understand – why we behave the way we do.

Psychology is one of the most interesting and pioneering fields in the world. Especially with greater awareness and importance being placed on our mental health. It has never been a more interesting time to learn how the human mind works.

During your studies you will develop an understanding of key psychological concepts and theories. You will examine ethical issues, analyse and interpret psychological concepts and evaluate treatments.

Your A Level Psychology will also include biopsychology, psychopathology social influence and more. Upon completion of the course will be ready to study at higher education level.

Designed in line with AQA specifications, this recognised qualification will help you work towards your academic and professional goals.

Getting Started

learndirect is a leading UK distance learning institute, which means we take a person-centred approach to learning. We provide the tools to learn and you do the rest.

This means no physical classes or prohibitive timetables. You learn when you will be at your most effective, in an environment you will be most comfortable in.

You still get the academic support from your dedicated tutor. They will provide advice, guidance and feedback on your assignments. This allows you to progress in a structured, positive way.

Ultimately this allows you to study and complete your A-level in psychology in a manner that reflects your lifestyle, commitments and your approach to learning.

You can start learning from the moment you have enrolled with us. We don’t have term times, just an online portal with all your course material ready and waiting.

That means you can get your A Level in psychology as quickly as you choose.

Pursuing your career

An A Level in psychology can allow you to go on to study the subject at university. However, your desired university will have entry requirements so be sure to check the grade required in this and associated subjects.

Modules

During your studies you will cover the following modules:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Biopsychology 
  • Research methods
  • Issues and debates in Psychology
  • Option 1 - Relationships, Gender, Cognition & Development
  • Option 2 - Schizophrenia, Eating behaviour, Stress
  • Option 3 - Aggression, Forensic Psychology, Addiction

Requirements

Great news! There are no entry requirements for the course. All you need is access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection

Assessment

At the end of each unit you will find an end of unit assignment. This is completed online and submitted to your tutor. Once assessed your tutor will return your work complete with its final grade and feedback. Once you’ve successfully passed each unit you’ll be ready to take your exam!

Qualifications

At the end of this course, if you decide to take an exam, after passing you’ll have gained an A-Level in Psychology, which can enable you to go on to further and higher education programmes and can also help give you access to some universities.

Hear from our past Students

  • Learn about cognitive behavioural therapy, operant conditioning, and more
  • Covers historical psychological experiments from Milgram to Pavlovian conditioning
  • Conduct independent research and learn about the fundamentals of psychological research methods
  • All study materials produced in line with current AQA specifications
  • No entry requirements – start your studies today!
  • Complete this A Level in as little as 6 months

Studying your A Level

A Level Psychology is an opportunity to delve into the human mind and explore – and understand – why we behave the way we do.

Psychology is one of the most interesting and pioneering fields in the world. Especially with greater awareness and importance being placed on our mental health. It has never been a more interesting time to learn how the human mind works.

During your studies you will develop an understanding of key psychological concepts and theories. You will examine ethical issues, analyse and interpret psychological concepts and evaluate treatments.

Your A Level Psychology will also include biopsychology, psychopathology social influence and more. Upon completion of the course will be ready to study at higher education level.

Designed in line with AQA specifications, this recognised qualification will help you work towards your academic and professional goals.

Getting Started

learndirect is a leading UK distance learning institute, which means we take a person-centred approach to learning. We provide the tools to learn and you do the rest.

This means no physical classes or prohibitive timetables. You learn when you will be at your most effective, in an environment you will be most comfortable in.

You still get the academic support from your dedicated tutor. They will provide advice, guidance and feedback on your assignments. This allows you to progress in a structured, positive way.

Ultimately this allows you to study and complete your A-level in psychology in a manner that reflects your lifestyle, commitments and your approach to learning.

You can start learning from the moment you have enrolled with us. We don’t have term times, just an online portal with all your course material ready and waiting.

That means you can get your A Level in psychology as quickly as you choose.

Pursuing your career

An A Level in psychology can allow you to go on to study the subject at university. However, your desired university will have entry requirements so be sure to check the grade required in this and associated subjects.

Modules

During your studies you will cover the following modules:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Biopsychology 
  • Research methods
  • Issues and debates in Psychology
  • Option 1 - Relationships, Gender, Cognition & Development
  • Option 2 - Schizophrenia, Eating behaviour, Stress
  • Option 3 - Aggression, Forensic Psychology, Addiction

Requirements

Great news! There are no entry requirements for the course. All you need is access to a computer or tablet and an internet connection

Assessment

At the end of each unit you will find an end of unit assignment. This is completed online and submitted to your tutor. Once assessed your tutor will return your work complete with its final grade and feedback. Once you’ve successfully passed each unit you’ll be ready to take your exam!

Qualifications

At the end of this course, if you decide to take an exam, after passing you’ll have gained an A-Level in Psychology, which can enable you to go on to further and higher education programmes and can also help give you access to some universities.

Hear from our past Students

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