AQA GCSE General Studies 2014-2015

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The qualification is made up of 2 externally assessed units.

Unit 1 (4760) a written paper (25% of the qualification). Has questions assessing understanding of a pre-release Case Study a major on contemporary issue.

Unit 2 (47602) Objective test questions and a written paper (75% of the qualification) is split into 3 sections:

Section A: (25%) 30 Objective test questions testing data response/thinkingskills

Section B: (20%) Short and extended-answer responses based on stimulus material

Section C: (30%) Extended-answer responses related to stimulus material.

For assessments and subject awards after June 2013 there is a requirement that 100% of the assessment is terminal.

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