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Why AQA Psychology?

Psychology is a popular subject which is attractive to students because it develops a range of valuable skills, including critical analysis, independent thinking and research. These skills are particularly relevant to young people and are transferable to further study and the workplace.

Our qualification offers students an engaging and stimulating introduction to the study of psychology, combined with the academic integrity and skills that Higher Education and employers value.  

We are confident that our new specification will continue to ensure that the psychologists of the future will have a fascinating and coherent introduction to the subject.

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Our team

Dave-Basnett-2"We’re here to answer any questions you may have about our Psychology specification.  Whether you are currently teaching or considering if our specification is right for your students, our team of subject experts are here to support you.  

We speak to teachers every day and are proud of the support we give to schools and colleges."

Dave Basnett, Qualifications Manager   

AQA do understand how hectic it is to be a teacher and they really keep us up-to-date and show their awareness.
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Textbooks (print and digital)

We're collaborating closely with publishers to ensure that you have textbooks to support you and your students with the new Psychology specifications.

Once the books have completed the AQA approval processes they will be badged ‘AQA approved’.

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Psychology Qualifications