You must have a minimum of five GCSE grades 9-4 and a minimum GCSE average of 5.3. This should include:
• A grade 4 or higher in GCSE English Language
• A grade 4 or higher in GCSE Maths
• A grade 4 or higher in GCSE Science
This course will provide you with the opportunity to hear from guest speakers and visiting academics about Psychology. Past visitors have included Dr Guy Sutton, the Director of Medical Biology at the University of Nottingham School of Medicine. You will also get the opportunity to visit leading universities to explore whether a future in psychology is the right path for you.
Psychology helps you to understand people’s behaviour, so is particularly beneficial for those looking to study teaching or social work at university. This course also helps to support those who venture into apprenticeships, especially helping in childcare, nursing or social care sectors.
Students who complete a qualification in Psychology go on to a wide variety of jobs. These can include: Clinical Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Advice Worker, Counsellor, Mental Health Practitioner or Teacher, to name a few.