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A Levels

A-Level Psychology

  • Course Type: A Level

What can this course lead to?

Example job roles in:

  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Nurse
  • Teacher

Studying further degrees in:

  • Psychology
  • Criminology
  • Sociology
  • Teaching
  • Law

Who is it for?

Ever wondered if prison really does change criminal behaviour? Or why some people conform? Or perhaps if the experience you had before the age of five really do shape the person you are today? Psychology is the science of the human mind and behaviour, and includes the study of mental health and social changes.

What is covered?

You will study the following units:

  • Social influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Bio-psychology
  • Psychopathology
  • Research methods


  • Relationships
  • Stress
  • Addiction

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The standard requirement for A Levels at Stamford College is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a minimum for humanities subjects and 6/B in maths for all science subjects.

Each A Level subject has its own additional entry requirements, please see below

Minimum grade 5/C or above in maths, grade 5/C or above in science and grade 6/B or above in an essay based subject.

We will review each application on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suitable for you. We offer an online interview which will explain the A Level programme and also allow for an informal chat with the tutor for each subject before an offer to study with us can be made to you.

Once enrolled one of the ways we make sure the course is right for you is through a very effective ‘6 weeks to success’ programme that operates from the first day you start your course. This includes support such as (but not limited to):

  • Allowing you to change subject and course if you change your mind or find the course is not right for you in the first 6 weeks -subject to availability
  • Moving you between A-Levels and a Level 3 Diploma if you are finding your current level too hard – subject to availability
  • One-to-one reviews with your academic tutor to ensure you are progressing and achieving well
Our course enquiries and admissions team can be contacted at should you have any further questions.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
2 Years
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