It is excellent preparation for a degree course in psychology and for a wide range of careers, including Educational, Clinical, Occupational and Forensic Psychology, Medicine, Teaching, Counselling, PR, Marketing, Broadcasting and Advertising. Psychology is regarded as a good “gateway” A level to many degree courses.
Entry requirements: At least a Grade 5 in English Language and a Grade 6 in a science.
Qualities and skills required: Psychology students use knowledge of the subject to develop their own skills and ways of building their understanding. You will need to be reflective in your thinking, and open to new ideas. Successful students will also develop effective ways of expressing their knowledge and ideas on paper.