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    Can someone please provide more information about becoming one? I wanted to go into Psychology as my second career option, but I don't think I'm that keen now. I want to pick the right A levels. By the way, Law is my first career option. I had a look at a few Universities and they require a B in Maths GCSE and B in Science. But I only passed with a C. Also, how many degrees do you need to do?
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    Can someone please provide more information about becoming one? I wanted to go into Psychology as my second career option, but I don't think I'm that keen now. I want to pick the right A levels. By the way, Law is my first career option. I had a look at a few Universities and they require a B in Maths GCSE and B in Science. But I only passed with a C. Also, how many degrees do you need to do?
    You would need an accredited psychology degree then some experience and further postgraduate study in the field you want to be a psychologist in (e.g. educational psychologist etc) - I believe the postgrad studies are quite competitive too.

    With law - if you want to be a solicitor after the degree you would have to try and secure a training contract - again very competitive.
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    In some ways both law and psychology are comparable. They both require undergraduate study, are very popular and are as much about networks and connections you make rather than just following a path blindly. They also teach a lot of transferable skills for people who don't end up practicing. The real hurdle for both comes at the postgraduate point where you need to compete for a training contract/ pupilige (law) or doctoral training place (psychology).
 
 
 
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