Are you interested in learning and understanding human behaviour? Do you want to understand how people act and feel? Are you interested in going into the field of Psychology or health after college? If so, then this course is for you!
Psychology and Health is a mix-and-match course designed to give students a better understanding of psychological approaches, alongside learning about the human development of an individual and the health care sector. Therefore, you will study the BTEC Applied Psychology and BTEC H&Sc together- to equate to 3 A-levels over the 2 years.
In BTEC Applied Psychology you will cover 2 units:
In the BTEC Health and Social Care, you will cover:
You will need 4 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above (including English/Maths).
During the course of the year, you will be assessed through a variety of methods. You will be assessed externally through exams, research writing and assignment coursework. As part of your course, you will also be required to go out on Work experience.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
There are a range of degree programmes that you could progress on to. These include: