WJEC AS/A2 Psychology Level 3

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
A Levels



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


Torfaen Learning Zone

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above including English/Welsh 1st Language, Maths/Numeracy and grade B or above in Science

In a nutshell

Psychology is the scientific study of mind and behaviour. The A/AS Level course has been designed to develop a breadth of knowledge of psychology and critical thinking skills necessary for further study.

This course is for you if...

... You have a keen interest in psychology
... You want to further your study at university study
... You are hardworking and self-motivated

What will I be doing?

The first year of study (AS Level) covers the following areas:

  • Biological, psychodynamic, behaviourist, cognitive, positive psychology and research methods.

The second year (A2 Level) builds on the knowledge and understanding gained in first year. The content includes:

  • Criminal behaviours, schizophrenia, stress, controversies in psychology and applied research methods.

Upon completion of this course, you’ll gain:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English/Welsh First Language, Maths/Maths Numeracy and Grade B or above in Science

Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there’s an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

A Level Psychology is very useful in a wide range of settings because of the unique range of skills acquired during the course. It has the rigour of a Science A Level and also develops literacy, numeracy, and critical thinking skills.

Additional information

You’ll need to make financial contributions to the travel costs of educational visits.

Where can I study WJEC AS/A2 Psychology Level 3?

Torfaen Learning Zone
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

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