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AS and A level psychology online course overview

AS and A level psychology online aims to encourage an interest in and appreciation of psychology through an exploration of the ways in which psychology is conducted. This exploration includes a review of a number of important research studies and an opportunity to look at the ways in which psychology has been applied.

The syllabus uses a wide variety of assessment techniques that will allow students to show what they know, understand and are able to do. The emphasis is on the development of psychological skills as well as the learning of psychological knowledge.

The following topics are studied throughout the AS and A level psychology online course. There is a mix of short answer questions and structured essay questions.

Themes within the programme of study are: methodology, approaches and perspectives issues and debates

Content: cognitive psychology; social psychology; developmental psychology; physiological psychology; the psychology of individual differences

  • Psychology and education
  • Psychology and health
  • Psychology and environment
  • Psychology and abnormality
  • Psychology and organisation

In the October of year 11, 12 and 13 parents and guardians will receive an email asking which exams the learner intends to take, and where they would like to take them. Parents and guardians must inform King’s InterHigh if they need assistance finding an exam centre by mid-October.

King’s InterHigh can support you in finding a local exam centre. It is then down to the individual to register with the centre of choice and pay the exam fees to the centre directly. As each exam centre sets their own fees we cannot provide accurate pricing, however as an example, you can see our own fees by clicking here

Physical, medical or learning support needs may be eligible for access arrangements during exams. These can include:

  • Extra time of 25%*
  • Extra time up to 50%*
  • A reader*
  • A scribe*
  • Supervised rest breaks
  • Separate room
  • Use of a laptop
  • Enlarged print exam papers

*These arrangements must be approved by the exam board. The learner will need to undertake learning assessments with an educational psychologist or specialist assessor in order to complete the application form. These assessments can take up to 18 months to process.

The deadline for application to the exam board is the February of the year that the learner sits exams.

There are no formal entry requirements for this subject.

However, if you’re looking to study this subject as one of four A levels, we strongly advise you only do so if you are predicted at least a grade 7 at GCSE / IGCSE in this subject or a relevant subject.

Key information
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9990
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AS and A level
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Cambridge International Examinations
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1 year for AS level psychology online with an additional year for A level psychology online
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Online, real-time classrooms, 24/7 access to curriculum
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September
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All exams will be supervised and sat at an examination hall local to you
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Pupils can choose A level psychology and add other A levels for an added fee per subject, per year. Find out more.
About our fees

We have several fee packages and options, with differing levels of commitment to suit most circumstances. In most cases parents have the option to pay in instalments, spreading the cost of the investment.

Curriculum & Packages

A Level Package

Choose from over 20 A Level subjects, following the same curriculum as sixth forms and colleges across the UK.

Select your preferred timetable

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Payment options

41% savings
A Levels
Annual Contract - 2024/25
£6,000*
/ year

*This price is based on 3 subjects. Students can study 1–5 subjects (costs will vary).

  • £100 one-off registration fee
  • £500 deposit for UK students (£1000 outside of UK)
A Levels
Rolling Contract - 2024/25
£1,410
/ half term

Cancel at the end of any half term. This price is based on 3 subjects (students can study 1–5 subjects).

  • £100 one-off registration fee

Study up to 5 subjects

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Join our online school community with:

  • Full timetable of live teacher-led lessons
  • Access to 24/7 library of lesson recordings
  • Co-curricular clubs and activities
  • Dedicated pastoral team
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King’s InterHigh is open for enrolment all year round. We kickstart each student’s online learning experience with a welcoming induction process to make the transition smooth.