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Psychology at Edgbaston College  

Psychology is the science of mind and behaviour. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. 


Unit Modules Weighting Length
Paper 1 Introductory topics in Psychology 33% 2h
Paper 2 Psychology in Context 33% 2h
Paper 3 Issues and Options in Psychology 33% 2h

Good Subject Combinations

Psychology is one of the most popular subject choices at A-level. It is commonly paired alongside Maths and Biology. However, as the Psychology course gives you experience of scientific theory, maths & research skills, history and essay writing, so it can compliment a range of subjects.

Future Prospects

With A Level Psychology, you will gain analytical and organisational skills, as well as study scientific research. Additionally, learning about human behaviour will improve your communication and teamwork skills. Therefore, Psychology is a useful subject for careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Law and even Business.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can Psychology be completed in one year?

Yes. This is typically done when:

  • Students who are retaking their A-Levels
  • Students who wish to complete the course in one intensive year  

Do you offer other exam boards for Retake students?

We try our best to cater for all student needs. Please contact admissions for further information.