What do we study in A Level Psychology?

Exam Board: AQA A Level Psychology

Paper 1: Introductory Topics in Psychology

  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Written examination: 2 hours
  • 33% of the qualification
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Paper 2: Psychology in Context 

  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Research methods
  • Written examination: 2 hours
  • 33% of the qualification

Paper 3: Issues and Options in Psychology

  • Issues and debates in Psychology
  • 3 out of the following - Relationships, Gender, Cognition & Development, Schizophrenia, Eating behaviour, Stress, Aggression, Forensic Psychology, and Addiction 
  • Written examination: 2 hours
  • 33% of the qualification 
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