A-Level Psychology Tuition in London
A neurotic is man who builds a castle in the air. A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.
– Jerome Lawrence
At Tutor House, we provide experienced and knowledgeable tutors to help students with their A-Level Psychology studies. We pride ourselves on hiring only the best, most experienced tutors to work with. Ones who will put your child at ease, and come up with an engaging and personalised study programme that is varied and fun. Ones which help students effectively learn and understand their course material, prepare for the exam, and feel confident and happy about their subject while learning effectively at their own pace.
Psychology considers the basic biological and psychological underpinnings of human behaviour. A-Level Psychology covers topics from infant attachments to schizophrenic disorders and from stress management to addictive personalities. Students undergo debate-based tuition, which will focus on the nurture vs nature approaches. Within the A-Level your Psychology tutor will focus on exam preparation and past papers. The A-level exams can be taken in January and June every year, either as a full psychology A-Level or simply just AS level.
Breakdown of the core Psychology A-Level modules:
Psychology A-Level modules: are broken down into AS and A2 categories:
At AS, students develop extensive knowledge and understanding of the core areas of psychology.
PSYA1 –Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods
PSYA2 –Biological Psychology, Social Psychology and Individual Differences.
At A2, the specification offers a range of topic-based options which bring together explanations from different psychological approaches, Tutor House engages students in debate based discussions while simultaneously using past exam papers to help expand students knowledge.
PSYA3 – Topics in Psychology
PSYA4 – Psychopathology, Psychology in Action and Research Methods.
Benefits of studying A-Level Psychology
Psychology A-Level can really help students understand how and why they feel as they do, something no other subject can teach them. Through their studies they will begin to see that they are not alone with the emotions they feel. Therefore, an understanding of psychological principles can help students determine what they can do to respond to unwanted emotions.
Why is it worth studying A-Level Psychology
Psychology A-Level allows students to observe and measure behaviour, something no other subject can teach you. There a mix of amazing skills Psychology can give students, such as:
- How to put across a point of view fluently
- How to analyse and interpret data
- Critical reasoning
- How to view the world in a different perspective
What can you do with a Psychology degree?
Psychology opens up a door to many fun career possibilities, such as:
- Counselling psychologist
- Educational psychologist
- Clinical psychologist
- Forensic psychologist
- Sports psychologist
- Market researcher