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Psychology A Level

/ AQA A Level / UOL35

The Psychology A Level course has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science.

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WAS £400.00

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course duration: 360 hrs

study type: paper

Course Description 

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Psychology is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment.

This specification is designed to:
- enable candidates to engage with the subject by introducing new, contemporary topics
- make conceptually demanding areas more accessible by setting them in context
- allow candidates to demonstrate the ability to utilise scientific methodology in the context of psychology
- develop candidates critical thinking skills 

Please Note:
This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.
For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

Recommended Reading
AQA Psychology A AS: Student's Book, Jane Wilson, 2008, NelsonThornes, ISBN-13: 978-0748798230
AQA Psychology A A2: Student's Book, James Bailey, 2009, Nelson Thornes,ISBN-13: 978-0748798254
AS +A2 = A level in Psychology. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.


AQA Specification 6181.

Modules

The AQA A Level Psychology specification is broken down into the following topics:

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

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required for this course. We do recommend that learners have a good level of English and Numeracy skills.

Assessment

Paper 1 - 33.3% of A-level - 96 marks -Written exam: 2 hours

What is assessed: Compulsory content from topics 4.1.1 – 4.1.4

Paper 2 - 33.3% of A-level - 96 marks - Written exam: 2 hours

What is assessed:Compulsory content from topics 4.2.1 – 4.2.3

Paper 3 - Assessment details: - 33.3% of A-level - 96 marks - Written exam: 2 hours

What is assessed: Compulsory content from topics 4.3.1

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

course description

Course Description 

Do you need an A Level within 12 months to get into University?

We offer a range of A Levels where we guarantee to prioritise the marking of your coursework so you are fully ready to take your exams in June of each year.

WE DO NOT CHARGE EXTRA FOR THIS SERVICE.

An Advanced Level in Psychology is a perfect qualification for those wishing to acquire knowledge and understanding of the subject to enable them to study at a higher level at university. It also provides a progression route for further training whilst in employment.

This specification is designed to:
- enable candidates to engage with the subject by introducing new, contemporary topics
- make conceptually demanding areas more accessible by setting them in context
- allow candidates to demonstrate the ability to utilise scientific methodology in the context of psychology
- develop candidates critical thinking skills 

Please Note:
This course covers the new 2015 specification. As a result of the updated specification the first opportunity you will have to complete the exam for this course will be June 2017.
For more information please don’t hesitate to contact one of our course advisors.

Recommended Reading
AQA Psychology A AS: Student's Book, Jane Wilson, 2008, NelsonThornes, ISBN-13: 978-0748798230
AQA Psychology A A2: Student's Book, James Bailey, 2009, Nelson Thornes,ISBN-13: 978-0748798254
AS +A2 = A level in Psychology. Both AS and A2 level courses and examinations must be successfully completed to gain a full A level.


AQA Specification 6181.

previous knowledge required

Previous Knowledge

No previous knowledge is required for this course. We do recommend that learners have a good level of English and Numeracy skills.

assessment

Assessment

Paper 1 - 33.3% of A-level - 96 marks -Written exam: 2 hours

What is assessed: Compulsory content from topics 4.1.1 – 4.1.4

Paper 2 - 33.3% of A-level - 96 marks - Written exam: 2 hours

What is assessed:Compulsory content from topics 4.2.1 – 4.2.3

Paper 3 - Assessment details: - 33.3% of A-level - 96 marks - Written exam: 2 hours

What is assessed: Compulsory content from topics 4.3.1

Please note: Students are fully responsible for the arrangement and funding of any examinations required.

support

Support

- The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
- The course materials and support will be provided by UKDLP
- You will get full tutor support via email
- You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
- You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
- Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
- You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor.
- Our A Levels come with tutor support for 18 months.

You will have access to a tutor via our student portal who will mark your work and guide you through the course to help you be ready for your examinations. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.

modules

Modules

The AQA A Level Psychology specification is broken down into the following topics:

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

awarding organisation

Awarding Organisation

AQA (The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance) has a leading reputation for promoting education for the public benefit and draws on long experience of setting and marking public exams such as GCSEs, A-levels and other qualifications. AQA is the largest of the three English exam boards, awarding 49% of full course GCSEs and 42% of A-levels nationally. In total, students take over 3.5 million exams with them each year.