Course Information

A level Psychology is made up of eight compulsory topics and three optional topics.

The compulsory topics are:

1. Social influence

2. Memory

3. Attachment

4. Psychopathology

5. Approaches in Psychology

6. Biopsychology

7. Research methods

8. Issues & debates in Psychology

Three optional topics are also studied, one from each of the option blocks below. The optional topics are:

Option 1:

9. Relationships

10. Gender

11. Cognition and development

Option 2:

12. Schizophrenia

13. Eating behaviour

14. Stress

Option 3:

15. Aggression

16. Forensic Psychology

17. Addiction


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