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BTEC Level 3 Applied Psychology

Science and Mathematics

Science and Mathematics
Science and Mathematics
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Code 29
Qualification Type National Award (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Do you enjoy Psychology but want to take a more practical and vocational approach? Applied Psychology BTEC could be the course for you. BTEC level 3 qualifications are equivalent to A-Levels and are awarded the same points as A-Levels.


You will learn about the social, biological, cognitive and learning approaches in psychology. You will learn key studies and theories within psychology and apply knowledge to specific areas of society including aggression, consumer/employee behaviour and gender identity. Students will also study research methods and complete a piece of coursework and research which will develop skills of investigation, problem-solving, analysis and creative development.

Three mandatory units include applications of psychological approaches, health psychology and research methods. In Year 12, there is an additional unit that links to more applied occupational areas within forensic and criminal psychology.

How will it be delivered?

50% exam & 50% coursework

Entry requirements

At least 4 GCSE passes at a minimum grade 4, including Science, English and Maths.


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