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How hard is psychology AS, will it take up a lot of time as a 4th as along with bio, chem, and maths. I would need an a at AS as i plan on doing medicine, but need to focus mainly on other 3.
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How hard is psychology AS, will it take up a lot of time as a 4th as along with bio, chem, and maths. I would need an a at AS as i plan on doing medicine, but need to focus mainly on other 3.
Do you know what exam board the college you want to go to uses? I take OCR psychology and while it doesn't take much to understand the topics themselves you will need to dedicate a large chunk of time to consolidating as there is a lot to remember.
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Do you know what exam board the college you want to go to uses? I take OCR psychology and while it doesn't take much to understand the topics themselves you will need to dedicate a large chunk of time to consolidating as there is a lot to remember.

yeah it's aqa a! so it's mostly memory based?
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yeah it's aqa a! so it's mostly memory based?
I'm not familiar with how AQA A Psychology works, but I assume it would be learning about different theories, remembering them and possibly applying them to different situations.
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Psychology AS is fairly easy to understand its just remembering the info and how to answer questions
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I take AQA A Psychology, and I know it is changing next year , but I find it to be the least demanding out of all my subjects. For AS with AQA A you have unit 1 with memory, attachments and research methods, and then unit 2 with social influence, stress and abnormality. There is much less work for it compared to my other subjects, History, English Literature and Philosophy.
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Seconding the answer above me. Most people I know had a harder time with science subjects, but psychology goes nicely with them and vice versa.
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