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Pearson BTEC National Applied Psychology: Book 2

Author(s): C Flanagan, D Berry, R Liddle, J McGinty, Advisor M Walsh

level: BTEC National Level 3 Extended Certificate

isbn: 978-1-912820-05-4

subject: Psychology

Pages: 320 pp



An exciting option for A Level students!  The course combines internally and externally assessed units, and we have published two books to support the specification.


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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.


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

Endorsed for BTEC

Their 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


Unit 3 Health Psychology (externally assessed)

Optional units (one unit to be chosen, internally assessed):

Unit 4 Criminal and Forensic Psychology

Unit 5 Promoting Children's Psychological Development

Unit 6 Introduction to Psychopathology

Unit 7 Applied Sport Psychology


About the authors:

Cara Flanagan is one of the best known and most respected authors for A Level Psychology.  An expert teacher with examining experience and a well-known conference presenter, Cara is renowned for creating resources that students love to use.

Dave Berry is a practised teacher with examining experience.  He regularly leads face-to-face and online training courses for a major awarding body.  Dave is Head of Psychology at Oldham Hulme Grammar School.

Rob Liddle has more than twenty years' teaching experience in psychology, from GCSE to postgraduate study.  A psychology graduate with a Masters in Organisational Psychology, Rob is an established author with examining experience.

Jock McGinty is Head of Psychology and Head of Sixth Form at Watford Grammar School for Boys. He has taught Psychology for 17 years and is a senior A-Level examiner and CPD presenter. He is the European representative for the Association for the Teaching of Psychology committee.

Mark Walsh is an experienced teacher of BTEC and applied health and social care courses at all levels. He is also a mental health nurse and an established author of many successful textbooks for students and care practitioners.