Psychology

Minimum entry criteria

6 in English Language

B in Biology (or BB in double award Science)

6 in Maths

Board

AQA

Outline of the Course

AS- Level:

  • Unit 1 (Introductory Topics in Psychology): Social Influence; Memory; Attachment
  • Unit 2 (Psychology in Context):   Approaches in Psychology; Psychopathology; Research Methods

A- Level:

  • Unit 1 (Introductory Topics in Psychology): Social Influence; Memory; Attachment; Psychopathology
  • Unit 2 (Psychology in Context): Approaches in Psychology; Biopsychology; Research Methods
  • Unit 3 (Issues and Options in Psychology): Issues and Debates in Psychology; Gender; Schizophrenia; Aggression

Assessment

Unit

Type of assessment

Duration

Weighting

 

 

 

AS-Level

A-Level

1

AS- Level

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

1.5 hours

50%

 

2

AS- Level

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

1.5 hours

50%

 

1

A-Level

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

2

A-Level

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%

3

A-Level

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

 

33.3%