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    If I get a D*D (BTEC Business Level 3) /D (A level Psychology) or D*D/E and the course I chose is Psychology with a foundation year. Would my A level results matter after university when getting a job?
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    It depends on the company and the role you're applying for. They generally don't but I think a lot of people undermine how important experience is, education isn't everything when it comes to a job.
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    It depends on the company and the role you're applying for. They generally don't but I think a lot of people undermine how important experience is, education isn't everything when it comes to a job.
    So if I gain experience in Psychology it will be better? and therefore the A level grade (E or D) wouldn't affect my chance?
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    (Original post by Ihonestlydk)
    So if I gain experience in Psychology it will be better? and therefore the A level grade (E or D) wouldn't affect my chance?
    A degree helps but if your course has an option to do a year placement then I would choose that as well.
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    (Original post by Ihonestlydk)
    So if I gain experience in Psychology it will be better? and therefore the A level grade (E or D) wouldn't affect my chance?
    Not necessarily.
    The experience gives a completely different understanding of you, your ability to work, traits and how you generally are as a person.

    Some people come out of A-levels with 4 A*s but lack any social skills whatsoever and skills outside of academics.
    An A-level in Psychology would've gave an understanding of your ability to work under intense situations, process and analyse information and interpret it on demand.
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    (Original post by BigBadAsh)
    Not necessarily.
    The experience gives a completely different understanding of you, your ability to work, traits and how you generally are as a person.

    Some people come out of A-levels with 4 A*s but lack any social skills whatsoever and skills outside of academics.
    An A-level in Psychology would've gave an understanding of your ability to work under intense situations, process and analyse information and interpret it on demand.
    Yes but what if I do poorly at A level in Psychology and get a D/E, would my degree make up for it in the Psychology field?
    Would that D/E stop me in the future if I want a job in a Psychology field even if I get a good degree?
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    (Original post by Ihonestlydk)
    Yes but what if I do poorly at A level in Psychology and get a D/E, would my degree make up for it in the Psychology field?
    Would that D/E stop me in the future if I want a job in a Psychology field even if I get a good degree?
    I don't know enough about the Psychology area if I'm honest - I've never studied it.
    However, I'd assume it'd look at overall progression.
    If say, you came out with a 1st in your Psychology degree, it'd clearly show that you've improved over the last 4-5 years of your life, which is a good indicator.
 
 
 
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