Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of key approaches and theories in psychology and apply these issues to contemporary society, for example, lifestyle choices and unhealthy behaviours such as addiction. This qualification combines controlled assessments and external exams, allowing you to develop a range of valuable skills while exploring intriguing topics. Teaching will cover types and characteristics of mental disorders, approaches to treatment and the role of professionals in supporting and promoting mental health. Students will also explore the scientific processes in psychological research through conducting their own psychological research project.

Entry Requirements

Students will need three Grade 5s and three Grade 4s including a Grade 4 in GCSE (or equivalent) English. They should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.


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Psychology (Applied) National Certificate Level 3 (Pendleton)Pendleton Sixth Form College03/09/202424/25
Psychology (Applied) National Certificate Level 3 (Pendleton)Pendleton Sixth Form College05/09/202323/24

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