WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY CAMBRIDGE A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY?
Psychology is a fascinating area of study. It will help you understand human behaviour and mental processes and allow you to better understand how we think, act and feel.
In this Cambridge A Level Psychology course, your studies will be shaped by four key approaches in Psychology: cognitive psychology; social psychology; learning psychology and biological psychology. Topics also include child development, sleep and dreaming, memory and learning in humans and animals.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW TO ENROL?
No prior knowledge of Psychology is required to embark on this course. Cambridge A Level Psychology is available to those studying both in the UK and internationally. All Wolsey Hall A level students are required to have a GCSE/IGCSE in English Language and Maths at Grade C/4 or above.
THE SYLLABUS AND THE EXAM
Our course will prepare you for the new Cambridge A Level syllabus 9990. Exams take place in March (India only), June and November.
AS Level Paper 1: Approaches, Issues and Debates worth 50% of the overall AS grade and 25% of the full A Level grade. (1 hour and 30 minutes) Paper 2: Research Methods worth 50% of the overall AS grade and 25% of the full A Level grade. (1 hour and 30 minutes)
A Level For the full A Level, you will also sit the following additional papers: Paper 3: Specialist Options: Theory worth 25% of the overall A Level grade. (1 hour and 30 minutes) Paper 4: Specialist Options: Application worth 25% of the overall A Level grade. (1 hour and 30 minutes).
Our course covers the following two choices: Psychology and Health and Psychology and Abnormality.
Both AS papers (Papers 1 and 2) must be taken in the same exam series, but the A Level papers (Papers 3 and 4) may also be taken together in a later exam series.