Studying psychology will allow you to learn all about how the mind works and the link to social issues. Some of the common topics studied include: memory, psychopathology, eating behaviour, forensic psychology and attachment.

You will develop a number of different skills whilst studying the subject including maths, communication, research and handling data.

Psychology lends itself to a wide variety of jobs and many people who study psychology at a higher level go into a medical, therapy or education related job sector.

Many students who study psychology choose to study it alongside other science subjects or humanities subjects, e.g. history.

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Examples of apprenticeships that relate to psychology:

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Examples of degree courses that relate to psychology:

Bournemouth University

University of Exeter

University of Portsmouth

Solent University (Southampton)

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