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PSYCHOLOGY

Qualification

Course Code

22P1COM00811

Duration

6 Weeks

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications needed. Basic English writing and speaking skills are required and an interest in the subject area is advised.

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to study:

  • Freud
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Introduction to Counselling

Cost

£160

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

This is a beginners psychology course taught in a fun and relaxed environment.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

This course provides an introduction to the broad field of psychology and the many different approaches that psychologists take to understanding human behaviour. You will be taken on a journey through all the major psychological theories which will provide you with new ways of thinking about your own and others thoughts, feelings and actions. Psychology is a broad subject and this is one reason why it is so exciting.

The course is a mix of information and practical activities in a relaxed and fun environment, there are no academic demands as this is a leisure course, although some have used it as a progression onto other courses, including counselling or other areas of psychology. It is designed for those who are interested in the curiosity of psychology without having to commit to completing a qualification.

Topics covered in the course

  • Introduction to the origins of Psychology
  • The major approaches
  • Biological (Nature or Nurture)
  • Behaviourist (a look at Pavlov’s dogs)
  • Psychodynamic (the work of Sigmund Freud)
  • Cognitive (what influences the way we think)
  • Humanistic (the work of Carl Rogers)
  • Social Influence – why do we conform or obey others?
  • Memory/Perception
  • Eye Witness Testimony

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

September 2022. Please enquire for full course details.

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus