Course description

Why does the cry of a baby instantly grab our attention?  How do children learn? Do our early bonds affect our later relationships? This course tries to answer these questions, and others, giving us an accessible introduction to the psychology of the child. You will learn about the psychology of attachment, and its impact on later development, security, and mental health. Together with discovering the psychology which underpins children’s successful learning and education and taking part in some discovery learning for yourself.

What can this course lead to?

This course is beneficial for those who have been out of education or work for a while and are looking to gain new knowledge and skills. You could progress on to further short courses such as Psychology: What makes us tick? Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Course session dates

Session dates for 30 March 2023 - 31 March 2023

  • Thursday 30 Mar 2023 to Friday 31 Mar 2023

Session dates for 28 June 2023 - 29 June 2023

  • Wednesday 28 Jun 2023 to Thursday 29 Jun 2023