Psychology

 

Paper 1 (AS)

50% of total AS marks 1½  hour.  Structured questions and essay

Cognitive and Developmental Psychology

Physiological Psychology

Paper 2 (AS)

50% of total AS marks 1½  hour.  Structured questions and essay

Individual Differences, Social Psychology and Research Methods

 

 

Paper 3 (A2)

25% of total A marks 2 hours.  Three essays

World Development and is worth 80 marks. It will focus on Sociology within Britain but also will analyse developing countries and underdeveloped countries and the role that developed countries such as Britain and USA have played and are still playing in either helping or hindering development in other countries.

Paper 4 (A2)

25% of total A marks 2 hours.  Two essays and two structured questions

Crime and Deviance (Criminology) and focuses on a variety of problems within modern society. It is worth 120 marks and totals 60% of the A2 course and 30% of the overall A level grade.

No Coursework

Work may include:

Mini experiments
Observations and interviews
Short and long answer questions
Note-taking
Essays
Presentations to class
Watching a Psychology TV program

External assessment is Investigation centre assessed and Board moderated.

 

 

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