KS5 BTEC Psychology

Applied Psychology BTEC (Pearson)

What does the course involve?

Unit 1 - Psychological Approaches and Applications: External exam

Unit 2 - Conducting Psychological Research: Internal assessment

Unit 3: - Health Psychology: External exam

Unit 4: Possible option topics:

  • Criminal and Forensic Psychology
  • Promoting Children’s Psychological Development
  • Introduction to Psychopathology
  • Applied Sport Psychology

How will it be assessed?

Unit 1: Written examination of 1.5 hours, set and marked by Pearson

Unit 2: Coursework, assignment title is set by teacher and confirmed by Pearson

Unit 3: Written examination of 1.5 hours, set and marked by Pearson

Unit 4: Coursework, assignment title is set by teacher and confirmed by Pearson

Assessment Objectives

AO1

Demonstrate psychological knowledge, be able to recall key assumptions, concepts and research Command words: describe, give, give a reason why, identify, name, state Marks: ranges from 1 to 4 marks

AO2

Demonstrate understanding by explaining the link between psychological assumptions, concepts and research to behaviour in society Command words: describe explain, interpret, justify Marks: ranges from 1 to 4 marks

AO3

Apply and evaluate psychological assumptions, concepts and research to explain contemporary issues of relevance to society Command words: analyse, assess, compare, discuss, explain Marks: ranges from 1 to 9 marks

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