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Social Psychology – Applied Science

Open up a world of Degree options with this exciting new Social Psychology course where you will study A Level Psychology, A Level Sociology and Applied Science. The Social Psychology 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.

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 the sociological debate, along with an understanding of the sociological methodology and a range of research methods. These 2 A levels are complementary and you will develop skills that will help you both in everyday life and in the workplace.

The Applied Science diploma reflects aspects of employment within science organisations or organisations that use science and enables learners to develop a wide range of practical skills.

Study Location
1-2 Years
depending on Level
How your qualification is made up

Entry Requirements

Level 3 – 5 GCSEs grade 9-4 including English and maths

What you will study

  • Psychology – Social Influence, Memory, Attachment, Approaches, Psychopathology, Research Methods, Biopsychology, Issues & Debates, Gender, Schizophrenia, Forensic Psychology
  • Sociology – Education, Families & Households, Research Methods, Global Development & Crime & Deviance with Theory & Methods
  • Applied Science – Practical Scientific Procedures & Techniques and Principles & Application of Science 1, Science Investigation Skills & Human Regulation & Reproduction

What's Next?

Select your preferred study programme (subject). You can make 2 choices now and make a final decision in June. We will give you a conditional offer based on your predicted/actual GCSEs.

Further Study

  • Clinical Psychology BSc
  • Psychology BSc
  • Child Psychology BSc
  • Forensic Psychology BSc
  • Sociology BA
  • Peace Studies BA
  • Global Development BA
  • Childhood Studies BA


  • Adult Nursing
  • Child Nurse
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Disability Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Radiographer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Podiatrist
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