Ormiston NEW Academy

Excellence through Endeavour

Social Sciences

Psychology

Examining body: Edexcel

Course Content

AS LevelA Level
Social Psychology
Social Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Biological Psychology
Biological Psychology
Learning TheoriesLearning Theories
Clinical Psychology
Child Psychology
Psychology Skills

Practicals: Throughout the course you will carry out practical activities which include designing and implementing your own psychological research which will also involve statistical data analysis and scientific report writing.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of five GCSEs A*–C including Grade C in GCSE Maths, Science and English.

PROGRESSION ROUTES

Educational Institutions, teaching such as counselling, testing, research, and administration, health services; primarily in hospitals, mental health clinics, rehabilitation centres, nursing homes, and other health facilities. Governments employ psychologists in hospitals, clinics, correctional facilities, and other settings. Some Psychologists work in social service organisations, management consulting firms, marketing research firms and other businesses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

Miss D Sharma


Sociology

Examining body: AQA

COURSE CONTENT

AS LevelA Level
Education and methods in context Education and methods in context
Families and Households
Families and Households
Research methodsResearch methods
Crime and deviance
Theory and methods
The Media

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of five GCSEs A*–C including Grade C in GCSE Maths, Science and English.

PROGRESSION ROUTES

Sociology is a great choice of subject for people who want a career in social work, nursing or medicine. But the subject is also useful in a number of other careers, like marketing, advertising, PR, journalism, law or teaching.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT

Miss D Sharma