Psychology

Minimum Entry Criteria

Guarantees a place on the course: 7 in Maths, English Language and Biology

May be accepted on the course: 6 in Maths, English Language and Biology

Board

AQA

Outline of the Course

  • 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

 

Type of Assessment

Duration

Weighting

1

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

33.3%

2

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

33.3%

3

Examination: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

2 hours

33.3%