Pearson BTEC National Applied Psychology: Book 1 Revised Edition

Publishing Autumn 2022.

Both BTEC Applied Psychology Books 1 and 2 are being revised to match the revised Unit 1 and Unit 3 specifications for first teaching from September 2021.

Draft pages available now! Download new Unit 1 draft topic page spreads from the Resources and Downloads tab.

Please note: This draft material is subject to further amendments to align with Issue 5 of the specification published on 13.09.21.

Book 1 Revised Edition– Certificate Units

  • Unit 1 – Psychological approaches and applications completely revised and updated.
  • Students study two units, both mandatory, of which Unit 1 is externally assessed.
  • Endorsed for BTEC.
  • Each book provides knowledge and evaluation of theories and studies combined with many engaging activities which deliver the vocational element.
  • Activities aim to prepare students for internal and external assessments.
  • The brilliant visual style and tone will encourage students through every step of the course.
  • Written by leading authors Cara Flanagan, Rob Liddle and Mark Walsh.

 

Pearson BTEC National Applied Psychology: Book 2 Revised Edition

Publishing  Spring 2023.

Both BTEC Applied Psychology Books 1 and 2 are being revised to match the revised Unit 1 and Unit 3 specifications for first teaching from September 2021.

Draft pages available now! Download new Unit 3 draft topic page spreads from the Resources and Downloads tab.

Book 2 Revised Edition– Extended Certificate Units

  • Unit 3 – Health psychology completely revised and updated.
  • Students study four units – the Certificate units plus Health Psychology and one option.
  • Endorsed for BTEC
  • Each book provides knowledge and evaluation of theories and studies combined with many engaging activities which deliver the vocational element.
  • Activities aim to prepare students for internal and external assessments.
  • The brilliant visual style and tone will encourage students through every step of the course.
  • Written by leading authors Cara Flanagan, Dave Berry, Rob Liddle, Jock McGinty  with advisors Mark Walsh and Mandy Wood.

Pearson BTEC National Applied Psychology – Book 1

New Revised book to match the Unit 1 changes publishing February 2022.

Please note: Specification changes to Unit 1 were announced by Pearson in late May 2021. These changes will apply to learners sitting Unit 1 exams from January 2022 and onwards. This means that Unit 1 within this book does not now match the revised specification.. Unit 2 within this book remains unchanged.

 

Book 1 – Certificate Units (Students study approaches and research methods)

  • Worth up to 28 UCAS points and equivalent to half of an A Level.
  • Students study two units, both mandatory, of which Unit 1 is externally assessed.
  • Endorsed for BTEC.
  • Each book provides knowledge and evaluation of theories and studies combined with many engaging activities which deliver the vocational element.
  • Activities aim to prepare students for internal and external assessments.
  • The brilliant visual style and tone will encourage students through every step of the course.
  • Written by leading authors Cara Flanagan, Rob Liddle and Mark Walsh.

Pearson BTEC National Applied Psychology – Book 2

New Revised book to match the Unit 3 changes publishing April 2022.

Please note: Specification changes to Unit 3 were announced by Pearson in late May 2021. These changes will apply to learners sitting Unit 3 exams from January 2022 and onwards. This means that Unit 3 within this book does not now match the revised specification. Units 4,5,6 and 7 within this book remain unchanged.


Book 2 – Extended Certificate Units

  • Worth up to 56 UCAS points and equivalent to one A Level.
  • Students study four units – the Certificate units plus Health Psychology and one option.
  • Endorsed for BTEC
  • Each book provides knowledge and evaluation of theories and studies combined with many engaging activities which deliver the vocational element.
  • Activities aim to prepare students for internal and external assessments.
  • The brilliant visual style and tone will encourage students through every step of the course.
  • Written by leading authors Cara Flanagan, Dave Berry, Rob Liddle, Jock McGinty and Mark Walsh.