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Psychology A Level at Beal High School

Course description

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

Future opportunities

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.

Last updated date: 05 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years