Assessment Outline for HL

Types of Assessment


External assessment (4 hours) 80%

Paper 1 (2 hours)

Section A: Three compulsory short answer questions.  One from the BLA, CLA and SLA.  You MUST answer each.

Section B: Three questions on the BLA, CLA and SLA. Students choose one question to answer in essay form.

(46 marks)


Paper 2 (2 hour)

Fifteen questions from other topics in psychology. Students choose two question to answer in essay form.

(44 marks)

Paper 3 (1 hour)


Three compulsory short-answer questions on Research Methods


(30 marks)


Internal assessment

A report of a simple experimental study conducted by the student.

(28 marks)