About this Course
This course in Psychology explains the biochemical and psychological reasons behind our behaviour and our understanding of how the mind works.
|Study Time:||120 hours|
|Enrolment length:||12 months|
|Course Format:||Paper or Online|
|Entry Requirements:||None Specific|
This course will introduce you to scientific principles within Psychology and show you how, as we develop, our brains change over time. You will learn which behaviours are learned and which are genetic or developmental. Alongside this, you will learn how our treatments and studies of the human mind have changed over time with our understanding and technology.
This course comes to you as a paper course pack which you can work through in your own time. By reading through the lessons on the course and with the help of a personal tutor you will be able to learn all of the necessary knowledge required to tackle the tutor marked assignments that are used to assess the course. Alternatively, you can study for this course online to save some money on your course and study through the internet with the materials available 24/7 on any computer or smart device.
This course assesses the following units:
Module 1: The Science of Psychology
Module 2: How We Learn
Module 3: How We Develop
Module 4: Relating to others
Module 5: Social influence
Module 6: Your Brain: A User’s Guide
Module 7: Consciousness and the Brain
Module 8: Attention and Thinking
Module 9: Memory
Module 10: Personality
Module 11: Intelligence
Module 12: Applying Psychology
To pass this course learners must complete a number of assignments. These are completed after navigating through the lessons which are sent to students and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.
A tutor will be able for support via post or e-mail, with our student support team also on hand to help with any queries you may have. Assignments must be submitted to your tutor through email and these are then marked as soon as possible.