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Social Psychology

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 or Health & Social Care. 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. Over the 2 year course, you will study A level Psychology, A Level Sociology combined with Applied Science or Health & Social Care.

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 or Health & Social Care are entirely your choice and will be determined by your preferred Degree options or your enjoyment of the subjects.

Aireville Campus
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 or maths
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What you will study

• Psychology – Social Influence, Memory, Attachment, Approaches, Psychopathology, Research Methods
• Sociology - Education, Families & Households, Research Methods
• Applied Science – Practical Scientific Procedures & Techniques and Principles & Application of Science 1
• Health & Social Care - Human Lifespan Development & Meeting Individual Care & Support Needs
• Psychology – Biopsychology, Issues & Debates, Gender, Schizophrenia, Forensic Psychology
• Sociology - Global Development & Crime & Deviance with Theory & Methods
• Applied Science – Science Investigation Skills & Human Regulation & Reproduction
• Health & Social Care
• Working in Health & Social Care & Psychological Perspectives

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