This engaging and effective qualification introduces pupils to the fundamentals of psychology, developing critical analysis, independent thinking and research skills. It requires – and develops – good communication skills as the ability to explain clearly, difficult concepts and ideas, is both necessary and improved upon. As Psychology is classed as a science the research methodology covered in the programme supports the practical elements of any science based course. In summary, pupils engaging in the course should be inquisitive, good communicators and wish to deepen their understanding of how humans behave and how this can be influenced by nature and nurture. Furthermore, due to the course content there are strong links to biology.