Catch Up AQA A-Level Psychology Research Methods

This self paced course covers the entire specification for Research Methods and walks you through the content and skills required to nail this difficult topic. The course includes plenty of opportunities for revision, application, evaluation, and working with model answers.

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  • 50 - 60 hours learning time
  • 70 videos, resources and activities

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Who it's for

All students of AQA A Level Psychology

Course series

Catch Up

Course outline

Introduction to Research Methods
  • Objectives
  • Variables in Research Methods
  • Operationalising Variables
  • Variables and Control
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Hypothesis Overview
  • Nailing The Hypothesis
  • Experiments and Correlational Hypothesis
  • Exam Skill Practice
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Reliability and Validity
  • Control In Research
  • Application Of Knowledge
  • Assessing Your Knowledge
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Sampling Overview
  • Application of Sampling Techniques
  • Evaluating Sampling Techniques
  • Exam Skill Practice
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Experimental Design Overview
  • Evaluating Experimental Designs
  • Develop Exam Skills
  • Application to Exam Questions
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Ethical Guidelines
  • Application of Ethics
  • Ethics and Psychological Research
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Pilot Studies
  • Using Pilot Studies
  • Reliability and Validity in Pilot Studies
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Experimental Methods
  • Evaluating the Experimental Method
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Correlations
  • Types of Correlations
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Introducing Observations
  • Designing Observations
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Questionnaires
  • Evaluating Questionnaires
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Interviews
  • Evaluating Interviews
  • Exam Gold
  • Objectives
  • Overview of Case Studies
  • Evaluating Case Studies
  • Exam Skills
  • Exam Gold

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  • Laura Hastie

    Laura is an experienced Psychology and Sociology lecturer and examiner. After 16 years, Laura is still passionate about trying new strategies and reflecting on how to improve. She has worked as an advanced TLA coach and is currently Deputy Head of a Sixth Form.

  • Anna Stapleton

    Anna Stapleton is Subject Leader for Psychology at tutor2u. Anna is an experienced psychology teacher and examiner. She has experience of AQA, OCR and IB Psychology.

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