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    Right so, I've currently just started year 12 in sixth form and I'm studying for my A levels. My dream job is to have a profession in phsychology which is well paid such as a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatric or an industrial organizational psychologist. But the problem I have is most of them you need to have a science and I only have the rest of this week to change the options I'm doing.
    Currently I'm doing:
    English
    Psychology
    Health and social care
    Sociology

    I need help, should I change English to btec science? Or won't I be able to as I only got a c in biology and chemistry and failed physics?
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    (Original post by Lauren_24)
    Right so, I've currently just started year 12 in sixth form and I'm studying for my A levels. My dream job is to have a profession in phsychology which is well paid such as a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatric or an industrial organizational psychologist. But the problem I have is most of them you need to have a science and I only have the rest of this week to change the options I'm doing.
    Currently I'm doing:
    English
    Psychology
    Health and social care
    Sociology

    I need help, should I change English to btec science? Or won't I be able to as I only got a c in biology and chemistry and failed physics?
    have a look at entry requirements and what previous students studied, you can find this information on whatsuni.com
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    (Original post by Lauren_24)
    Right so, I've currently just started year 12 in sixth form and I'm studying for my A levels. My dream job is to have a profession in phsychology which is well paid such as a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatric or an industrial organizational psychologist. But the problem I have is most of them you need to have a science and I only have the rest of this week to change the options I'm doing.
    Currently I'm doing:
    English
    Psychology
    Health and social care
    Sociology

    I need help, should I change English to btec science? Or won't I be able to as I only got a c in biology and chemistry and failed physics?
    Psychiatry is a medical specialty i.e. you have to study medicine and be a doctor to do that as a job. Organisational psych is not, and you would typically do a BPS accredited psychology degree as the first step on that career ladder.

    However, there are very few jobs in psychology, and you would be well advised not to put all your eggs in one basket. If you did do a psychology degree, would you be happy with the other options that brings?

    Good advice to be found here: www.russellgroup.ac.uk/informed-choices/ and also by studying university webpages. Some psychology degrees require more science than you are doing, and many have a minimum maths GCSE grade, so bear that in mind.

    Personally, I would recommend biology + maths + something else for those considering psychology.
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    I guess psychology requires Biology.
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    How about a level chemistry or biology


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