The energy of the mind is the essence of life. Thousands of years have been spent conducting researches to fully look into and understand the human mind, yet there is so much more to explore. Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour, where the biology of the human mind is looked at in great detail to comprehend the science of how humans work.

Course Objectives and Content

This course will examine a number of imperative research studies and understand the ways in which the study of psychology can be applied in particular cases. The nature of the human mind will be studied in great depth by conducting research and analysing results. Social influence and emotional development are key topics when looking at psychopathology and will help students understand the mind-set that results in criminal behaviour as well as have a deeper understanding on relationships and human general behaviour. Studying Psychology will help students develop social and emotional understanding and equip them with invaluable skills that will help both their practical and educational lives. Students will highlight human behaviour issues and participate in debates to comprehend different viewpoints. Students will be able to design their own experiments to come up with viable reasoning for human actions. By learning about how the mind works, they will have a better comprehension of how different individuals behave.
Skills Addressed
Analysing scientific data
Constructive essay writing
Research and data analysis
Forensic psychology
Understanding the human state of mind
Understanding of human relationships

Future Prospects

Students who complete this course can progress on to a diverse range of courses at university, especially in the humanities and sciences arena. A-Level Psychology is a good foundation for students that want to study Medicine, Law, Business and Social Sciences and will prove to be a useful tool in understanding relationships and the behaviour of people around them.
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Exam Board and Specification Code: Cambridge International AS and A Level Psychology (9990)