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Psychology Online Degree Pathway: Module 1

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This Course at a Glance

  • Globally recognised online alternative to Year 1 and Year 2 of university
  • Get on the pathway to obtaining a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology
  • In partnership with Qualifi, making degree learning accessible to all
  • Complete Year 3 at a selected prestigious university
  • Flexible online study rather than on-campus lectures
  • Get on the fast track to your university qualification
  • Guaranteed admissions letter for final year at university
  • Avoid rising loan repayment fees
  • Save on expensive living costs associated with on-campus study
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Psychology Online Degree Pathway: Module 1

This Course at a Glance

  • Globally recognised online alternative to Year 1 and Year 2 of university
  • Get on the pathway to obtaining a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology
  • In partnership with Qualifi, making degree learning accessible to all
  • Complete Year 3 at a selected prestigious university
  • Flexible online study rather than on-campus lectures
  • Get on the fast track to your university qualification
  • Guaranteed admissions letter for final year at university
  • Avoid rising loan repayment fees
  • Save on expensive living costs associated with on-campus study

Description – Year 1 – Unit 1

In unit 1, The Scope of Psychology, you will embark on a comprehensive exploration that sets the stage for your entire educational experience.

This first unit offers a captivating introduction to the vast and multifaceted world of psychology. You'll delve into the historical roots of psychology, gaining insights into its evolution and understanding how it has become an indispensable discipline in our understanding of human behaviour, cognition, and emotion.

The unit will also guide you through the diverse range of psychological perspectives, providing a nuanced understanding of how psychologists approach the study of the mind and behaviour. By grasping the intricacies of perspectives such as biological, cognitive, behavioural, and socio-cultural, you'll be well-equipped to navigate the complex landscape of psychological theory and application.

During this unit, you will also be introduced to the broad spectrum of specialisations within psychology, offering a glimpse into clinical psychology, counselling psychology, educational psychology, and many other fascinating fields. This exposure will help you identify your areas of interest and potential career paths for when you graduate with your degree.

You will also gain a practical understanding of how psychological principles are applied in real-world scenarios. From clinical settings to educational institutions, corporate environments, and beyond, unit 1 highlights the versatile applications of psychology. This knowledge is crucial for anyone aspiring to make a positive impact through the application of psychological insights in diverse professional settings.

Finally, unit 1 emphasises the importance of critical thinking in the field of psychology. By the end of this unit, you'll possess the skills to critically evaluate psychological theories, research findings, and ethical considerations. This ability is invaluable for making informed decisions in your future career and contributing meaningfully to the advancement of psychological knowledge.

Enrol on unit 1 today to get on the fast track to your psychology degree!

Modules

Year 1 covers the following units:

Unit 1: The Scope of Psychology

Unit 2: Social and Developmental Psychology

Unit 3: Biopsychology

Unit 4: The Development of Psychological Attachments

Unit 5: Processes of Human Memory

Unit 6: Research Methods and Investigating Psychology

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the key methodological issues and theorising in social psychology
  • Understand the main theoretical views in cognition and development
  • Understand the structure and function of the nervous system and the system’s location in the brain
  • Understand the learning theory of attachment

Year 2 covers the following units:

Unit 1: Psychological Approaches to Depression and Schizophrenia

Unit 2: Visual Perception in a Psychological Context

Unit 3: Social Psychology: Pro and Anti-Social Behaviour

Unit 4: The Diversity of Addiction

Unit 5: Individual Differences: Intelligence, Personality and Criminology

Unit 6: Contemporary Issues and Debates in Psychology

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia
  • Understand the concepts of criminological psychology
  • Understand the explanations for substance abuse and dependence
  • Understand the contribution of debates to the field of psychology

Entry Requirements

You’ll need to possess an appropriate level of English.

For individuals whose first language is not English, we recommend the following English language proficiency standards or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

IELTS: A score of 6 or higher

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR): Achieving at least B2 level
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): Scoring 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Achieving a score between 42-49

Minimum Age Restriction

18

Average Completion Timeframe

This qualification typically takes learners an average of 18 months to complete.

Assessment Requirements

There are no exams included in this study programme, instead, you will complete several written assignments.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

There are no exams included in this degree pathway, instead you will complete several assignments that we have designed and built with Qualifi and our university partners.

These assignments consist of a range of different tasks that can be completed from home and then submitted online through your learning platform. These include:

  • Written essays
  • Academic reports
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Extended essays on a related subject of your choosing

You will have support from a tutor throughout and will also receive additional guidance in terms of researching, planning, and drafting your work.

Qualifi

Qualifi logo

Upon successful completion of this online course, you will have achieved two globally recognised Qualifi qualifications:

  • Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Psychology – Qualification Number: 601/2149/0
  • Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Psychology – Qualification Number: 601/2124/6

Qualifi is a leading 21st-century Awarding Organisation founded to meet the developing education and training needs of learners and employers from the UK and around the globe. They identified a growing demand for consistent and credible academic qualifications and awards as the economy became more competitive and global in nature – especially in many fast-paced industry sectors.

Qualifi works with a growing number of sector skills councils, professional associations and employers to identify mission-critical learning requirements and assess outcomes of programmes to achieve consistent and recognised professional and academic standards.

Upon completion of this online Psychology Degree Pathway, you can go on to complete the third year of an undergraduate degree in the subject – or a closely related subject - at a selected UK university. You could also pursue direct employment with this qualification, seeking roles within the psychology and counselling field, but make sure you do your research as many jobs in this space require degrees.

For more insight into what your degree could lead to, click here.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 23rd July
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 23rd July

Psychology Online Degree Pathway: Module 1

This Course at a Glance

  • Globally recognised online alternative to Year 1 and Year 2 of university
  • Get on the pathway to obtaining a BSc (Hons) degree in Psychology
  • In partnership with Qualifi, making degree learning accessible to all
  • Complete Year 3 at a selected prestigious university
  • Flexible online study rather than on-campus lectures
  • Get on the fast track to your university qualification
  • Guaranteed admissions letter for final year at university
  • Avoid rising loan repayment fees
  • Save on expensive living costs associated with on-campus study

Description – Year 1 – Unit 1

In unit 1, The Scope of Psychology, you will embark on a comprehensive exploration that sets the stage for your entire educational experience.

This first unit offers a captivating introduction to the vast and multifaceted world of psychology. You'll delve into the historical roots of psychology, gaining insights into its evolution and understanding how it has become an indispensable discipline in our understanding of human behaviour, cognition, and emotion.

The unit will also guide you through the diverse range of psychological perspectives, providing a nuanced understanding of how psychologists approach the study of the mind and behaviour. By grasping the intricacies of perspectives such as biological, cognitive, behavioural, and socio-cultural, you'll be well-equipped to navigate the complex landscape of psychological theory and application.

During this unit, you will also be introduced to the broad spectrum of specialisations within psychology, offering a glimpse into clinical psychology, counselling psychology, educational psychology, and many other fascinating fields. This exposure will help you identify your areas of interest and potential career paths for when you graduate with your degree.

You will also gain a practical understanding of how psychological principles are applied in real-world scenarios. From clinical settings to educational institutions, corporate environments, and beyond, unit 1 highlights the versatile applications of psychology. This knowledge is crucial for anyone aspiring to make a positive impact through the application of psychological insights in diverse professional settings.

Finally, unit 1 emphasises the importance of critical thinking in the field of psychology. By the end of this unit, you'll possess the skills to critically evaluate psychological theories, research findings, and ethical considerations. This ability is invaluable for making informed decisions in your future career and contributing meaningfully to the advancement of psychological knowledge.

Enrol on unit 1 today to get on the fast track to your psychology degree!

Modules

Year 1 covers the following units:

Unit 1: The Scope of Psychology

Unit 2: Social and Developmental Psychology

Unit 3: Biopsychology

Unit 4: The Development of Psychological Attachments

Unit 5: Processes of Human Memory

Unit 6: Research Methods and Investigating Psychology

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the key methodological issues and theorising in social psychology
  • Understand the main theoretical views in cognition and development
  • Understand the structure and function of the nervous system and the system’s location in the brain
  • Understand the learning theory of attachment

Year 2 covers the following units:

Unit 1: Psychological Approaches to Depression and Schizophrenia

Unit 2: Visual Perception in a Psychological Context

Unit 3: Social Psychology: Pro and Anti-Social Behaviour

Unit 4: The Diversity of Addiction

Unit 5: Individual Differences: Intelligence, Personality and Criminology

Unit 6: Contemporary Issues and Debates in Psychology

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the diagnosis and classification of schizophrenia
  • Understand the concepts of criminological psychology
  • Understand the explanations for substance abuse and dependence
  • Understand the contribution of debates to the field of psychology

Entry Requirements

You’ll need to possess an appropriate level of English.

For individuals whose first language is not English, we recommend the following English language proficiency standards or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

IELTS: A score of 6 or higher

  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR): Achieving at least B2 level
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): Scoring 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Achieving a score between 42-49

Minimum Age Restriction

18

Average Completion Timeframe

This qualification typically takes learners an average of 18 months to complete.

Assessment Requirements

There are no exams included in this study programme, instead, you will complete several written assignments.

Course Fees

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Excellent Marking

Assessment

There are no exams included in this degree pathway, instead you will complete several assignments that we have designed and built with Qualifi and our university partners.

These assignments consist of a range of different tasks that can be completed from home and then submitted online through your learning platform. These include:

  • Written essays
  • Academic reports
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Extended essays on a related subject of your choosing

You will have support from a tutor throughout and will also receive additional guidance in terms of researching, planning, and drafting your work.

Qualifications

Qualifi

Qualifi logo

Upon successful completion of this online course, you will have achieved two globally recognised Qualifi qualifications:

  • Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Psychology – Qualification Number: 601/2149/0
  • Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Psychology – Qualification Number: 601/2124/6

Qualifi is a leading 21st-century Awarding Organisation founded to meet the developing education and training needs of learners and employers from the UK and around the globe. They identified a growing demand for consistent and credible academic qualifications and awards as the economy became more competitive and global in nature – especially in many fast-paced industry sectors.

Qualifi works with a growing number of sector skills councils, professional associations and employers to identify mission-critical learning requirements and assess outcomes of programmes to achieve consistent and recognised professional and academic standards.

Upon completion of this online Psychology Degree Pathway, you can go on to complete the third year of an undergraduate degree in the subject – or a closely related subject - at a selected UK university. You could also pursue direct employment with this qualification, seeking roles within the psychology and counselling field, but make sure you do your research as many jobs in this space require degrees.

For more insight into what your degree could lead to, click here.

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