Julia Ford

BA (Hons) MA (Oxon) PGCert CertTESOL MBPsS

Professional Private Tutor & Educational Consultant

Oxford / Online / International


The study of psychology is the study of the human mind and behaviour. If you are studying psychology at the moment, whichever curriculum you are following, you'll almost certainly learn about the key psychological perspectives of behaviourism, the biological approach, cognitive and psychodynamic theories, their main assumptions, strengths and weaknesses. Other essential areas include research methods, memory, attachment, social psychology, stress, and abnormality. More advanced topics you might encounter are gender, relationships, biological rhythms, intelligence, perception, cognitive development, aggression, eating behaviour and mental illnesses as well as other applied areas. Additionally, students will be required to have a good grasp of the issues and debates in psychology including reductionism, determinism, nature / nurture, whether psychology is a science, the use of non-human participants in research, ethics and various forms of bias in the research process. At A-level, IB and undergraduate level psychology is a rigorous academic discipline and many students find themselves needing some individual teaching to ensure they reach their potential in this challenging but exciting field. Each tutorial session I provide is individually tailored to the exact needs of the tutee which allows you to get to grips with those areas you are finding the most problematic.

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Psychology, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Sociology

Relevant qualifications

Julia Ford BA (Hons) MA (Oxon) PGCert CertTESOL MBPsS
Assessor for OCR Psychology
Examiner for AQA Philosophy
Graduate of the University of Oxford
Enhanced CRB Disclosure certificate.

Experience includes

RS Program Co-ordinator
International Tuition
d'Overbroecks Independent Sixth Form
Oxford Tutorial College
Greene's Tutorial College
Abacus College
Leckford Place School