Human behaviour is fascinating. There are so many factors that contribute to the ways in which humans think and act. On our Applied Psychology courses you will explore what psychologists have discovered about key topics such as mental health, memory and society’s impact on our behaviour. If you want to know more about the human behaviour and the mind then Psychology is the subject for you.
Our Applied Psychology students follow the BTEC (Pearson) route which focuses on biological, social and cognitive approaches to psychology. There are four modules on this course, two of which are coursework units.
A number of specifications will be changing and prospectus entries are based on information we have to date. This means that course content may be subject to change.
5 GCSEs at grade 4-9 (A*-C) including English, Maths + Science
Studying Psychology helps you to develop your critical thinking and problem solving skills, meaning that you will be able to apply creative solutions to unique situations. You will develop strong analytical skills and will be confident in applying research and theories to complex situations. This is a combination of skills and qualities that will make you stand out from the crowd! Psychology graduates are highly valued in a wide range of sectors including health, social work, education, marketing and public services.