A Psychology student will be enabled to:

  • Demonstrate a deeper understanding of psychological principles, perspectives, applications and methods.


  • Explore in some depth the relationship between psychological knowledge, theories and methodology and their relationship to social, cultural and ethical issues.


  • Develop a deeper understanding of analysis, interpretation and evaluation.


  • Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other.

This is the study of mind and behaviour, which is available as an examined option at GCSE and AS/ A Level.   

  • Memory

  • Attachment

  • Research methods

  • Social Psychology

  • Abnormality

  • Stress

  • Relationships

  • Eating behaviour

  • Gender

  • Depression

  • Addiction

  • Media

Psychology students have successfully progressed onto a range of university degrees including Law, Sociology, History, Social Sciences, Criminology, Media, Business, Education, Nursing, Health Studies and then gone on to take careers in related areas.

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