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Access to Higher Education: Psychology Sciences - September 2024

Study Mode
Part Time Day
Level
3
Duration
36 weeks
Subject
Humanities and Social Sciences
Suitable for
19+
Location
East Ham Campus
Access to Higher Education: Psychology Sciences – September 2024
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On this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of psychology. You will study a range of relevant subjects, including abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, applied psychology, sociology and

Course content

On this course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of psychology. You will study a range of relevant subjects, including abnormal psychology, cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, applied psychology, sociology and counselling.

In addition to this, you will develop the skills that are required for success in higher education. You will also receive advice and guidance while completing your UCAS application to study at university.

You will be continually assessed throughout the year using a variety of assessment methods.

Curriculum

The course covers the following learning areas:

  • Abnormal psychology
  • Academic writing skills
  • Applied psychology
  • Calculations
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Counselling and person-centred theory
  • Examination skills
  • Introduction to sociology
  • Personality
  • Preparation for HE
  • Research skills for psychology or sociology
  • Social psychology
  • Statistics
  • The brain and neuropsychology

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Entry requirements

You must be at least 19 years old at the beginning of the course and hold a minimum of level 2 qualifications in both English and Mathematics.

However, if you have already achieved a level 2 qualification in one of these subjects, you will have the option to gain a level 2 qualification in GCSE or Functional Skills English or Maths where applicable.

East Ham Campus

The Eastham Campus at Newham College is a dynamic educational hub known for its diverse and inclusive learning environment. Situated in the heart of East London, the campus offers a wide range of courses and programs that cater to the needs and aspirations of students from various backgrounds. With state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated faculty, the Eastham Campus provides students with the tools and support they need to excel academically and personally, fostering a vibrant community of learners and thinkers.

How much will this course cost?

The course fee is TBC.

Qualification

Access to HE Diploma (Psychology Sciences)