What a levels rely heavily on memory?

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by this i mean memorising the content and evaluation points? besides sociology and psychology

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I think most a levels rely on memory
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Biology
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Biology
it doesnt but thanks for the suggestion
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History, although the other half is having a decent writing style so you can actually use the information you know to get marks.
Biology, apparently, requires a lot of memorising, more so than chemistry or physics.
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I think most a levels rely on memory
yeah i know but not heavily for e.g chem and bio you need to remember stuff but most of it is application

soc and psychology have a load of content you have to memorise so i mean like these subjects x
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it doesnt but thanks for the suggestion
Depends on the person, many people I know have just sailed though bio thanks to just memorising the content and mark scheme
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Depends on the person, many people I know have just sailed though bio thanks to just memorising the content and mark scheme
its not the same as essay subjects but i guess some people would find it straight forward

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History, although the other half is having a decent writing style so you can actually use the information you know to get marks.
Biology, apparently, requires a lot of memorising, more so than chemistry or physics.
what about religious studies?
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(Original post by alevelshelpit)
yeah i know but not heavily for e.g chem and bio you need to remember stuff but most of it is application

soc and psychology have a load of content you have to memorise so i mean like these subjects x
History
Politics
Geography
RS/ Philosophy
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History (as mentioned above), Law is extremely memory based, and obviously, any language will require a significant amount of memorised vocabulary.
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what about religious studies?
I don't really know much about RS. Some people in my year were regretting taking it though.
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History
Politics
Geography
RS/ Philosophy
do you know anything about rs a level?
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(Original post by alevelshelpit)
by this i mean memorising the content and evaluation points? besides sociology and psychology

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Every single humanities and social science subject. I would know, I did four of those :shakecane:
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History (as mentioned above), Law is extremely memory based, and obviously, any language will require a significant amount of memorised vocabulary.
i agree that history relies a lot on memory however i think it relies more on essay skills and its not as straight forward as ao1 and then a03 for eval

what about rs a level? x
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Every single humanities and social science subject. I would know, I did four of those :shakecane:
which ones?
rs by any chance?
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which ones?
rs by any chance?
I did government and politics, psychology, sociology, and English literature. My knowledge of Religious Studies only extends to GCSE, sorry! :sad: Religious Studies relied on the things you mentioned in your first post, so I assume it is the same for A-level Religious Studies.
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I did government and politics, psychology, sociology, and English literature. My knowledge of Religious Studies only extends to GCSE, sorry! :sad: Religious Studies relied on the things you mentioned in your first post, so I assume it is the same for A-level Religious Studies.
how did you find psychology? did you do aqa new spec?
thats okay thanks for the help x
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Depends on the person, many people I know have just sailed though bio thanks to just memorising the content and mark scheme
Not for the new A levels, bio it’s mostly application.We barely got any describe questions.
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