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Psychology Department Curriculum Intent:

The department follows AQA specifications 7181 (AS level) and 7182 (A-level) Psychology.

Courses based on these specifications encourage students to:

  • develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other
  • develop and demonstrate a deep appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of scientific methods
  • develop competence and confidence in a variety of practical, mathematical and problem-solving skills
  • develop their interest in and enthusiasm for the subject, including developing an interest in further study and careers associated with the subject
  • understand how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society.

Psychology Curriculum Map