Units: Psychological Approaches and Applications, Health Psychology, and additional optional units
5 x GCSE grades A*- C / 9-4. A grade 4 for English Language and mathematics is required.
Skills & Attributes:
Strong Communication skills (verbal, non-verbal and listening)
Working with the community
Coaching and mentoring
The Applied Psychology sector is a huge area of employment that covers a number of different categories. Career pathways can include:
Further education teacher
High intensity therapist
Sport and exercise psychologist
Undergraduate or Foundation Degrees in a range of subjects, including degrees in Applied Psychology, Health Psychology and Social Psychology.
This course develops key professional skills, such as:
Using critical thinking, interpersonal skills, communicating, working collaboratively, negotiating and influencing, self-presentation, self-management, adaptability and resilience, self-monitoring and development.