Psychology A Level at Beal High School
QUALITIES AND COMMITMENT EXPECTED FROM THE STUDENT:
Good essay writing skills
Scientific inquiry skills and an understanding of the design of experiments
Mathematical skills in areas such as arithmetic, algebra, data handling and graphs.
An interest in human behaviour
The ability to think and contribute to lessons
A wish to ‘read around’ the subject
At AS, two 1hour and 30 minute written papers.
At A2, three 2 hour written papers
Psychology A level is recognised by all Universities and many past students have gone on to study the subject at degree level. Psychology is especially useful in any field where an understanding of human behaviour might prove useful and opportunities exist, for example, mental health, sport, business and personnel management. As a science subject, Psychology compliments other science A levels, particularly Biology and would support any Science based degree.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beal High School directly.