ZoehLawliet
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Hi all,

I was wondering what steps I can take to start a career in clinical psychology. I had not intended psychology the subject I would read at university, so I chose Politics, History and Psychology as my A-levels.

I've heard it's very difficult to get into the psychological field without at least one A-level in the natural sciences, or mathematics. Thus, I am wondering how to proceed at this point to ensure I can have the career I desire.

Thank you!
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You may get accepted onto some psychology degrees with that A Level combination, but you may be restricted for some to apply for.

Alternatively, you can do another degree and then do a psychology conversion course.

Then you need relevant work experience to get accepted onto the clinical psychology doctorate, which is very competitive
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psychology bsc (depending on where you apply) isnt necessarily difficult to get into as i did a psychology degree. it is the postgrad doctorate in clinical psychology that is competitive. you ll need a 1st or 2 1 at undergraduate and experience (i know someone who got into clinical psychology by getting experience as a mental health support worker). good luck
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You can get onto the undergraduate degree without psychology A level, it depends on the university. I've been accepted and I only did a tiny bit of psychology in an access course. At an open day a lecturer said they teach you everything you need and don't expect you to have done it at a level.
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