About this exam – Paper 2

Paper 2 is a written exam of 1 hour 20 minutes.

It is worth 45% overall and there will be 79 marks on offer.

There are six sections, made up of calculations, multiple-choice, short-open, open-response and
extended-writing questions.

You will answer all the questions in section A and all the questions in two of the five option topics, labelled Sections B-F.

You must bring a calculator to this exam.

Section A is about Methods and Stats, although it can draw upon material from Paper 1 Topics 1-5.

You will then choose two sections from B to F, corresponding to the Option topics that you studied,. i.e. Criminal Psychology (Topic 6) and Sleeping and Dreaming (Topic 9).