A Level Psychology (AQA)


The course covers a wide variety of topics such as:
– Schizophrenia
– Forensic psychology (criminal behaviour)
– Gender Identity and Gender Dysphoria
– Philosophical debates in Psychology
– Statistics (data analysis)
– Theories of human behaviour (Freud and Maslow)


Am I right for the course?

If you are interested in the scientific study of mind and behaviour and would like to study a related course at university then this is the course for you! It combines well with a BTEC in Forensic Science/Criminology or A-levels in P.E., Biology, Chemistry, English Literature, Law, Business and Sociology.

A minimum of 6 GCSEs grade 5 or above which must include English & maths and a grade 6 in subjects specifically being studied.

You will sit various in-class assessments throughout the 2 years of your study, leading up to formal exams at the end of the second year.

A team of highly qualified and experienced Psychology Teachers

What Next?

Psychology is an interesting, varied and popular science. It is an appropriate choice for those considering careers in clinical psychology, forensic science, counselling, educational psychology, healthcare, teaching and many others.

A Levels can lead you onto many different career paths, including university to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).

'Oaklands has been very different from school, it has set me up for college, the tutors have been excellent, the environment brilliant and I have walked away today with an A*, 98% overall and got into my first choice university to study Physics.'George Milleret, Intensive Maths A Level

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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