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Why study Psychology at Abbey College Birmingham?
Psychology is an intriguing subject and rapidly developing discipline; it is a field that appeals to people who are eager to understand thinking, behaviour and social interactions.
We follow the Edexcel syllabus
Unit 1 Social and Cognitive Psychology: 1hr 20 mins, 40% of AS,
20% of GCE
Unit 2 Understanding the Individual: 1 hr and 40 mins, 60% of AS and 30% of GCE
Unit 3 Applications of psychology: 1hr 30 mins, 40% of A2, 20%
Unit 4 How Psychology works: 2 hours, 60% of A2 and 30% of GCE
Class sizes are small, making it possible to achieve a high level of interaction and engagement with the subject content. Furthermore, teachers can provide the additional extra support and guidance as required as well as individually tailored programmes of study.
Higher Education Opportunities
Psychology is widely sought subject and many students study this at degree level. The skills achieved will be extremely valuable for other degree courses and other career paths such as Nursing, Law and medicine as well as pathways within Psychology. The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority's (QCA) has reclassified A-Level Psychology as a science A-Level since 2008.
Teaching staff: Anita Sarkar.
Click below to hear Jasdeep Bath, A Level Psychology student from Abbey College Birmingham, tell us why she's chosen to go on and study Psychology at University.
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