Grade Booster AQA A-Level Psychology

This self-paced online course is specifically designed to support students as they prepare for AQA A-Level Psychology exams in 2023. The course is designed and delivered by experienced AQA A-Level Psychology teachers and examiners.

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  • 30-50 hours learning time
  • 96 videos, resources and activities

About this course

Who it's for

All students completing their AQA A-Level Psychology qualification.

Course series

Grade Booster

Course outline

  • How to Use Grade Booster
  • The Structure of the Exam Papers
  • Paper 1: Examiner Feedback and Lessons Learned
  • Paper 2: Examiner Feedback and Lessons Learned
  • Paper 3: Examiner Feedback and Lessons Learned
  • Command Word Challenge
  • AO1 Skills - Knowledge
  • AO2 Skills - Application
  • AO3 Skills - Evaluation and Analysis
  • Get the Right Balance
  • Multiple Choice and Short Answer Questions
  • What is the Difference?
  • How Can We Explain This?
  • What Does it Do?
  • Unpick the Question and Plan!
  • Structuring Evaluation
  • What's the Problem?
  • Building a Line of Argument
  • Give Your Evaluation Points the Wow Factor
  • Diamond Nine
  • Unlocking the Stem and Plan
  • In the News
  • Making Clear and Explicit Links
  • Going Beyond the Stem
  • Be the Examiner
  • Knowledge Recap
  • Putting Research methods into Conetext
  • Design an Investigation
  • Why Would it be Better?
  • Dealing with Quantitative Data
  • What Can We Do with Qualitative Data?
  • Reliability and Validity
  • Social Influence
  • Memory
  • Attachment
  • Psychopathology
  • Approaches in Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Knowledge Recap
  • Illustrate the Issue or Debate
  • What's the Debate?
  • Debates Conveyor Belt
  • Using the Debates to Compare Approaches
  • Relationships
  • Gender
  • Cognition and Development
  • Schizophrenia
  • Eating Behaviour
  • Stress
  • Forensics
  • Addiction
  • Aggression

In this section, we walk you through exam style questions from paper 1, 2 and 3. You will be coached on how to interpret the questions, how to understand mark schemes, and provided with some suggested answers to compare your own too.

  • Paper 1: Exam question walkthrough
  • Paper 2: Biopsychology Exam Questions
  • Paper 2: Biopsychology Multiple Choice Questions
  • Paper 2: Research Methods
  • Paper 3: Issues and Debates
  • Content Analysis
  • Extended Questions in Research Methods
  • Levels and Types of Data
  • Nailing the Sign Test
  • Small Research Methods Questions
  • Statistical Testing in Research Methods


  • Laura Hastie

    Laura is Subject Leader for Psychology here at tutor2u. She is an experienced Psychology and Sociology lecturer. Laura is passionate about trying new strategies and reflecting on how to improve. She has worked as an advanced TLA coach and Deputy Head of Sixth Form.

  • Anne Cooper

    Anne is a an experienced A-Level Psychology teacher and senior examiner

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  • 30-50 hours learning time
  • 96 videos, interactive resources and activities
  • Designed and delivered by highly experienced presenters
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  • Device-friendly learning platform

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