Psychology is a fascinating subject that can be taken by any student, whether they will continue to study it at Higher Education or not.Psychology is very popular and with good reason. Almost any aspect of life can be studied within Psychology. Classes involve a variety of learning activities from group discussion to carrying out research.
The new A-Level puts Psychology firmly among the other sciences, such as Biology, Chemistry and Physics. In 2013, Psychology graduates were most likely of all graduates to have gained employment after completing their degree (Higher Education Academy 2013). It is the 4th most studied subject at University. Psychology enables students to develop a range of transferable skills that can be applied to several degree courses and employment settings. These include: Report writing, analysis of data, effective communication, ability to work productively in teams, analysis and evaluation of theoretical material.