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I really want to study psychology with neuroscience or just straight psychooogy at uni but I haven't done psychology a level. I know in terms of entry requirements that psychology isn't needed (I do biology and chemistry) but will this massively impact me? Will I be really behind others/struggle?
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You don't need Psychology A level. Heaps of schools don't offer it and Unis don't expect it.

If they dont ask for it or say 'Psychology preferred' then its fine. You wont be a any disadvantage.
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The first term of the degree will get everyone to the same standard with no prior knowledge necessary. This goes for statistics too.
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(Original post by returnmigrant)
You don't need Psychology A level. Heaps of schools don't offer it and Unis don't expect it.

If they dont ask for it or say 'Psychology preferred' then its fine. You wont be a any disadvantage.
Okay thank you!
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The first term of the degree will get everyone to the same standard with no prior knowledge necessary. This goes for statistics too.
That's really good to hear, thanks
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My sister studied completely unrelated A levels and got a First Class in Psychology; you will be fine

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as long as you sound passionate about studying a psychology degree in your personal statement, you should still receive an offer. don't worry
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Just push how interested you are in psychology in your personal statement. Maybe mention some research you've done into particular psychology-related areas, or relate work experience to psychology (eg I mentioned how helping out at my mum's nursery fuelled my interest towards developmental psych). I think that studying psychology at A-Level did help me as I already knew some of the content they were teaching at university-level, but you definitely won't fall behind as a lot of students on my course had never studied psych before. You'll be totally fine
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