A-Level Psychology

A-Level Psychology

£328.00

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.

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The first time the full A Level exams can be taken is June 2017, the AS exams can be taken from June 2016. 

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Description


A Level Psychology

Course code: NALV07

Delivery method: Online and Paper based

Course duration: 24 Months

Entry requirements: No prior qualification needed

Award achieved: AQA A Level Psychology

Awarding body: AQA

The first time the full A Level exams can be taken is June 2017, the AS exams can be taken from June 2016. 

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.

Psychology course overview

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.

Skills gained

  • 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

Course content

4.1.1 Social Influence

4.1.2 Memory

4.1.3 Attachment

4.1.4 Psychotherapy

4.2. Psychology in Context

4.2.1 Approaches in Psychology

4.2.2 Biopsychology

4.2.3 Research Methods

4.3.1 Scientific Processes

4.2.3.2 Data Handling and Analysis

4.2.3.3 Inferential Testing

4.3.1 Issues and Debates in Psychology

4.3.2 Relationships

4.3.3 Gender

4.3.4 Cognition and Development

4.3.5 Schizophrenia

4.3.6 Eating Behaviour

4.3.7 Stress

4.3.8 Aggression

4.3.9 Forensic Psychology

4.3.10 Addiction

Assessment

The AQA A-Level Psychology qualification is gained once all 3 exam papers are successfully completed. These exams are administered by the AQA and assessment centre details will be included with your course, as well as practice papers so that you are more than prepared for your assessments. You will need to contact your local examination centre to work through your coursework requirements.

In addition, there will be a number of tutor marked assessments (TMAs) to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of the course materials, with the tutor sending comments to guide you through any areas of potential difficulty, as well as a range of self-assessments that are indicators that you understand the materials as you work through them. These are for your own information, and do not need to be shown to your course tutor.

Method of study

Online and Paper Based

The course is primarily an online course using a Learning Management System (LMS).

You can also choose to have a paper version of the course sent to you.

The online course has many features that cannot be printed such as embedded videos, forums and interactive tests.

The course includes Tutor Marked Assessments which you access and submit through the online system.

Tutor support

Our A-Level courses come with tutor feedback and support by email for 24 months. They will mark your TMAs and provide valuable guidance through any trickier parts of the course whenever you need it. You will also receive a study guide to help you with all aspects of studying, essay writing and general student skills.

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