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PSYCHOLOGY

Qualification

Course Code

22P1COM00383

Duration

6 Weeks

Entry Requirements

Basic English reading and writing skills are required plus, a keen interest in the subject.

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course, learners can progress onto our Crimonology for Beginners course.

Cost

£160

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

The course is taught in a fun, relaxed environment, suitable for complete beginners who have a keen interest in psychology and wish to take a deep dive into the topic with like-minded people.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

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, 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. All we ask is that you enjoy it.

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

Thursday 12th January 2023

LOCATION

Stevenage Campus