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Psychology

Years 12 & 13

A level Psychology

Examination board - Edexel  - Psychology

Course overview

 

Year 12

Topic 1 – Social psychology

Topic 2 – Cognitive psychology

Topic 3 – Biological psychology

Topic 4 – Learning theories

 

Year 13

Topic 5 – Clinical psychology

Topic 7 – Child psychology

 

There are three examinations:

Foundations in psychology - 90 marks, 2 hours (written paper)

Applications of psychology - 90 marks, 2 hours (written paper)

Psychological skills - 80 marks, 2 hours (written paper)

Useful website links.

 

Pearson - https://qualifications.pearson.com/en/qualifications/edexcel-a-levels/psychology

Simply psychology - http://www.simplypsychology.org

Government - https://www.gov.uk/government/policies/creating-a-fairer-and-more-equal-society/supporting-pages/the-united-nations-convention-on-the-rights-of-the-child-uncrc

 

Useful books

Edexcel AS/A Level Psychology Student Book   authors Elizabeth Barkham and Ms Anna Cave publisher Pearson