Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and behaviour. During this course you will learn how Psychology is used to explain aggressive behaviours and gender differences between males and females.

Psychology is useful in business too, here you will learn how Psychology is used to help organisations market and sell their products. During this course, you will study
psychological research. You will learn about various research methods and their importance in psychological inquiry and how to conduct psychological investigations using both qualitative and quantitative research methods.

This course also teaches transferable skills that are valued by employers & universities; these include independent learning, self-reflection, critical thinking and working in collaboration with others alongside analytical and presentation skills. You will also be well prepared for the assessment methods used in degree level study.

Where does BTEC Psychology lead?

This qualification can enable learners to progress onto a degree programme. A number of higher education providers (always check specific entry requirements) recognise BTECs. This qualification carries UCAS points. The course also suitable for students entering direct employment or an apprenticeship, in a range of health and social sectors.

BTEC Psychology Entry Requirements

You will need: GCSE grade 4 in Mathematics, grade 4 in English Language and a grade 4 in Science.

BTEC Psychology Course Leaflet

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