Get ready for an exciting journey into psychology with this access course. It’s your gateway to university-level studies, offering a strong foundation, essential skills, and a glimpse into various captivating aspects of psychology.
This course covers a wide range of topics, from how people behave when they’re young to when they’re adults, and how we understand and help with problems.
You’ll learn about different parts of psychology, like how our brains work, how we think, and how we talk to each other. The course will teach you important skills for university, like thinking critically and study skills. It’s designed to help you get ready for more advanced studies in psychology.
You will study:
Key Aspects in Psychology
What can this course lead to?
Higher Education – a wide range of degrees including:
BSc Forensic Psychology
BSc Psychology with Counselling
BSs Psychology with Criminology
BSc Psychology with Education
BA Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Thought
Future careers include but are not limited to Children, Families and Community Health, Social Work, Psychologist, Teaching, Clinical Psychologist, Social Services, Therapy and Counselling.
What are the entry requirements?
You will need a GCSE in English Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or Functional Skills English Level 2. Previous experience in the subject, through work or education, is desirable. To secure a place on this course you will be required to attend an interview and demonstrate sufficient reading and writing skills.
How much does this cost?
This course is free to all eligible students aged 19 to 23 who have not previously gained a full Level 3 qualification. If you already possess a Level 3 qualification or are over the age of 24 you may consider covering the cost by applying for an Advanced Learner Loan (ALL) or arrange a payment plan with the College.