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Psychology is an engaging and interesting subject and is valuable across a range of careers, professions and of course in higher education.

Description

A Level Psychology


Course code: 7182

Delivery method: Classroom / Online and Paper based

Course duration: 24 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: AQA A Level Psychology

Awarding body: AQA

 

 

Psychology is an engaging and interesting subject and is valuable across a range of careers, professions and of course in higher education.

Psychology is the study of the mind, and if you are fascinated by people this is the course for you.

You will explore different psychological conditions, their causes and their treatments

Overview / Skills

During this A-Level Psychology course you will examine social influence, memory and attachment as well as research methods, the scientific process and explore relationships, gender, stress and aggression.

Upon successful completion of the exam and practical assessments (as administered by AQA) you will have achieved an internationally recognised AQA A-Level Psychology.

  • Developing essential knowledge and understanding of psychology

  • Develop and demonstrate a deep appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of the scientific method

  • Develop competence and confidence in a variety of practical and problem solving skills

  • Be enthusiastic for the subject

  • Understand how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy

Course outline

You must sit three examinations and submit a piece of coursework:

Paper 1: Content from topics 4.1.1-4.1.4
Questions:

Section A: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Section B: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Section C: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Section D: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Exam length: 2 hours, 96 marks, 33.3% of A-Level

Paper 2: Content from 4.2.1-4.2.3
Section A: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Section B: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Section C: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Exam length: 2 hours, 96 marks, 33.3% of A-Level

Paper 3: Content from 4.3.1, Optional content from Option 1 (4.3.2 – 4.3.4), Option 2 (4.3.5 – 4.3.7), Option 3 (4.3.8 – 4.3.10) 
Section A: 24 Marks (Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing)

Section B: One topic from Option 1 (4.3.2 – 4.3.3) Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing

Section C: One topic from Option 1 (4.3.5 – 4.3.7) Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing

Section D: One topic from Option 1 (4.3.8 – 4.3.10) Multiple choice, short answer and extended writing

Exam length: 2 hours, 96 marks, 33.3% of A-Level