Psychology

Year 12

Psychology

Aim

To provide a general introduction to psychological theory, research and its application.

Topics covered

The course follows the AQA Psychology linear syllabus

Paper 1:                                                            

  • Social Influence
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

 

Paper 2: 

  • Approaches
  • Psychopathology
  • Research Methods

Homework

Usually one piece of homework will be set by each teacher per week. Minimum of 2 hours.

Assessment

Two 1 hour 30 minutes examinations

Year 13

Psychology

Aim

To provide a general introduction to psychological theory, research and its application.

Topics covered

The course follows the AQA Psychology A syllabus

Paper 1:

  • Social Influence
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Psychopathology

 

Paper 2: 

  • Approaches
  • Biological Psychology
  • Research Methods

 

Paper 3: 

  • Issues and Debates
  • Relationships
  • Schizophrenia

Aggression

Homework

Usually one piece of homework will be set by each teacher per week. Minimum of 2 hours.

Assessment

Three 2 hour examinations