Social Psychology Diploma Level 3

Open up a world of Degree options with this exciting new Social Psychology Diploma where you will study A Level Psychology, A Level Sociology alongside either Level 3 Applied Science, Health & Social Care or Core Maths.

Course Level:
Level 3
2 Years
Aireville Campus
Awarding Body:


This whole course has been put together so that you can choose between a vast range of Degrees ranging from anything Psychology and Sociology related including Forensics, Nursing, Law and Teaching. Over the 2 year course, you will study A level Psychology, A Level Sociology combined with Applied Science, Health & Social Care or Core Maths plus Extended Project Qualification.

A Level Psychology provides you with a sound understanding of the various methods and approaches within Psychology and develops your ability to interpret, evaluate and comment. A level Sociology gives you the knowledge and a critical understanding of contemporary social processes and structures and an appreciation of the significance of theoretical and conceptual issues in sociological debate, along with an understanding of sociological methodology and a range of research methods. These 2 A levels are complementary and you will develop skills which will help you both in everyday life and in the workplace.

The options of either Level 3 Applied Science, Health & Social Care or Core Maths are entirely your choice and will be determined by your preferred Degree options or your enjoyment of the subjects.


Year 1

  • Psychology AS Level
  • Sociology AS Level
  • Either: BTEC Level 3 Applied Science, Health & Social Care or Core Maths

Year 2

  • Psychology A Level
  • Sociology¬†A Level
  • Either: BTEC Level 3 Applied Science, Health & Social Care or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C) including English & Maths

*for some career routes e.g. Primary Teaching, GCSE Science is also recommended



Your choices may include:

  • Adult Nursing
  • Child Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Disability Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Radiography
  • Physiotherapy
  • Sports Therapy
  • Nutritional Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Biomedical Science
  • Social Work
  • Youth Justice
  • Law
  • Primary Teaching
  • Secondary Teaching
  • Speech Therapy
  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy


Your choices may include:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Sociology
  • Social Policy
  • Peace Studies
  • Global Development
  • Biology
  • Clinical Science
  • Childhood Studies
  • Youth Studies
  • Women’s Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Animal Studies
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