A LEVEL PSYCHOLOGY (OCR)
Welcome to this site which is being developed for
students of A level psychology (OCR).
Depending upon which school or college
you attend you will be studying two of the following six applied
Psychology and Education
Psychology and Health
Psychology and Organisations
Psychology and Environment
Psychology and Sport
Psychology and Crime
You will also complete two pieces of
practical project and an assignment.
The Practical Project
Candidates conduct and report on a
piece of practical work that follows the traditional style of empirical investigation in
psychology. The report must be written up in the standard format
that includes a consideration of the
theoretical context, the chosen method, the results of the investigation and an evaluation of
the investigation. The report should be no more than 1400 words.
Candidates produce a written
assignment that relates psychological theory and evidence to a real
life event. The assignment should be no more than 1000 words.
Both pieces of work will be marked
by OCR according to a published mark scheme.