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A Level in Psychology (2015 Specification)

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Course summary


This specification has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science, bringing the content up to date. The emphasis is on applying knowledge and understanding rather than just acquiring knowledge, thereby developing your transferable skills of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking.

The course also aims to help you:
•Develop essential knowledge and understanding of different areas of the subject and how they relate to each other
•Develop and demonstrate a deep appreciation of the skills, knowledge and understanding of scientific methods
•Develop competence and confidence in a variety of practical, mathematical and problem-solving skills
•Develop interest in and enthusiasm for the subject, including developing an interest in further study and careers associated with the subject
•Understand how society makes decisions about scientific issues and how the sciences contribute to the success of the economy and society.

The 2015 Psychology specification has a number of changes from the 2008 specification. One of the new requirements is that the 2015 includes a minimum of 10% of at least Level 2 (GCSE) mathematical skills as part of the overall marks.

You will be expected to:

•Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of psychological concepts, theories, research studies, research methods and ethical issues
•Apply psychological knowledge and understanding content in a range of contexts
•Analyse, interpret and evaluate psychological concepts, theories, research studies and research methods
•Evaluate therapies and treatments including in terms of their appropriateness and effectiveness.
•Knowledge and understanding of research methods, practical research skills and mathematical skills (you can download the Mathematical requirements and exemplifications guide from www.aqa.org.uk)

Paper 1: Introductory topics in psychology


2 hours written exam
Compulsory content assessed
33.3 % of A level
96 marks
Questions:
Section A: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
Section B: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
Section C: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
Section D: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks

Paper 2: Psychology in content


2 hours written exam
Compulsory content assessed
33.3% of A level
96 marks

Questions:
Section A: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
Section B: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
Section C: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 48 marks

Paper 3: Issues and options in psychology


2 hours written exam
Compulsory content assessed
33.3 % of A level
96 marks
Questions:
Section A: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
Section B: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks
(Option 1: the college offer Cognition and Development as the topic for this option)
Section C: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks (Option 2: the college offer Stress as the topic for this option)
Section D: multiple choice, short answer and extended writing, 24 marks (Option 3: the college offer Forensic Psychology as the topic for this option)

Conditions

Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain an A Level in Psychology (2015 Specification) Online Course.

How to register

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