This Level 3 Course in Psychology is designed to provide an introduction to those students who are interested in human behaviour and would like to understand more about the topic or indeed are considering studying the subject at a higher level in the future. Psychology is the ‘science of mind and behaviour’ and attempts to explain behaviour in terms of scientific thinking and rational explanation. You may wish to study human behaviour because you wish to gain some understanding of people which will help you in your everyday life, employment or consider Psychology as an area for further study for the future. Psychology is a diverse topic and is particularly useful for those who are considering working or further study in the Caring and Social Work settings.
On completion of the Course students may wish to consider taking a formal entry qualification in Psychology as part of a Graduate programme.
The College will provide you with the resources necessary to complete the course and will also provide you with tutor support. Tutors have all been specially selected for their knowledge and understanding of your particular area of study and have experience in Distance Learning support. The Course will combine theoretical knowledge of Psychology and practical applications of the subject in order to build a coherent understanding of the subject area.
Assignments which will be marked online by a course tutor. The assignments will develop theoretical knowledge and understanding gained from studying the relevant study Modules (and indeed further reading). Students are encouraged to develop self reflection and understanding during their Course of study which will assist them when considering a career or further study in Psychology. An important aspect of Psychology is the study of Research Skills and Analysis of Data and this is embedded within all modules.
The Course duration is one year and students study at home at their own pace using our virtual learning environment. The course offers flexible delivery so that the more time you can allocate to your studies the sooner you can complete the Course. Upon enrolment you will be provided with all the necessary materials to complete the Course and you are free to study as often as you wish. Progression from Level 3 can assist in career development, continued professional development, personal development and provision of basis for further study. On successful completion of this Course you become eligible for Level 5 study at Oxford Distance Learning and can discuss this with student services at any point during the progression of your Course.
There are ten modules of study within the course and two assignments totalling approximately 3000 words. Students are required to pass both assignments and this will determine the award of the Level 3 Diploma in Psychology. Assignments must be written by the student themselves and work that has been copied and pasted into the assignment will not be accepted as all work has to be screened for Plagiarism. The completed assignments will be marked online by a course tutor and feedback on performance will be provided. Tutor support will be provided throughout your Course of study and you are encouraged to make contact with your Tutor at the earliest possible opportunity as this will assist you develop your understanding and knowledge of the topic.
The College will provide you with the resources necessary to complete the course and you are also encouraged to read around the topics you are studying in further detail as this will help you decide whether or not your chosen course of study is the right topic for you to develop in the future.
Introduction This Level 3 Course in Psychology is designed to provide an introduction to those students who are interested in human behaviour and would like to understand more about the topic or indeed are considering studying the subject at a higher level in the future. Psychology is the ‘science of mind and behaviour’ and attempts to explain behaviour...
Flexible, 1 year