Psychology is one of the youngest sciences, and many of its conclusions are the subject of ongoing controversy and debate. This course examines the history of psychology, its scientific basis and the varied perspectives which are constantly competing to explain our observations of people.
A Levels provide an excellent basis for progression to Higher level qualifications such as degrees or Higher National Diplomas. Studying Psychology may lead to professions such as Social Work, Probation Work, Teaching, Nursing, the Police Force or Administration and Management. Psychology graduates may work in the Health Service or Education Authorities as well as in industry, advertising or journalism.