Qualification type: Level 3 GCE AS & GCE A
Humans are one of the most complex and fascinating animals in the world. The study of psychology enables us to gain a better understanding of our own behaviour, as well as that of other people. You will develop an understanding of different areas of psychology such as cognition, development, social and individual differences. You will also learn how topical issues such as eyewitness testimony, stress, memory and obedience can be better understood and managed by looking at them from different psychological perspectives.
Progression routes: Progression onto further or higher education. Psychology also has a wide range of applications in teaching, personnel work, business, counselling, sports management, marketing, the media and industry.