Cambridge International AS and A Level Psychology learners develop their appreciation of the subject by exploring the ways in which psychology is conducted. As part of their studies, learners also review important research; this provides an insight into the ways in which psychology has been applied, thereby leading to a better understanding of key approaches, research methods and issues and debates.
The syllabus reflects four core areas of psychology, namely biological, cognitive, learning and social; it also relates psychology to abnormality, consumer behaviour, health and organisations.
A level Psychology is a challenging and stimulating subject as it covers a wide area of life and encompasses a life skill application that will enhance preparation for further study and vocational grounding. Being a cross curricular subject A level Psychology will suit a wide variety of students and will challenge mindsets and world views.