Do you want to push the boundaries of human-centred design and user experience? Learn how technology and human behaviour interact by taking Psychology through our Innovator pathway.
Psychology is the science behind human behaviour. Study the inner workings of the mind with Psychology A Level and research complex and fascinating theories about human behaviour. Why do we need leaders? How can childhood experiences affect the decisions we make today? How does schema dictate the way we behave in certain situations?
In an increasingly digitised world, technology must be user-friendly. We must be the pioneers of future-thinking user experience which is why psychology is so fundamental. Learn core principles behind decision-making and leadership to land on your feet in your first job in industry.
We follow the AQA specification which covers the following topics:
To begin this course students must have achieved at least 5 GCSE qualifications at grades 4-9 from the following list: Maths, Computer Science, IT, English Language, English Literature, Science (Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Double/Triple Science), History, Geography and Modern Foreign Languages.
Other qualifications will be considered and Ada does make a limited number of contextual offers. Ask a member of the recruitment team if you are unsure.
It is about more than just GCSE results though. At Ada we believe in talent spotting the best potential students for pioneering digital futures. When you apply to Ada you will be invited to an assessment centre event, where you will meet other potential students, staff and industry professionals. The assessment centre will look at your ability to problem solve, think logically and analytically and work with others. You will also have an interview, which will focus on career ambitions and your understanding of the Ada Values (Rigour, Resilience, Curiosity, Collaboration and Creativity).