Key Stage Four
Psychology is an incredibly popular option chosen at Key Stage Four. An increasing number of universities are placing a great emphasis on this qualification at GCSE and A Level due to its increasing scientific rigour. At Key Stage Four, students have the opportunity to study Cognition and Behaviour, which includes the study of Memory, Perception, Development and Research Methods. As well as this, students study the sociological aspects of behaviour which includes Social Influence, Language and Mental illness.
A more detailed curriculum map can be found here.
Key Stage Five
Psychology continues to be a popular choice at Key Stage Five, with many students choosing it because of the way it is seen as an academic science by universities. At A Level, students have the opportunity to study such modules as Determinism, Nature vs Nurture, Dreams and Schizophrenia. The A Level course is designed for students seeking to study Psychology at university and beyond.
A detailed Year 12 curriculum map can be found here and here.