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Psychology QLS Level 3

OSC1019

Do you want to explore how the mind influences human thought and behaviour? Well this Psychology QLS Level 3 course could be perfect for you.

Psychology is a truly fascinating subject which investigates human behaviour at the levels of the individual and wider society.

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assessments.

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Study Options

 
£389.00£339.00
or £9.85 /month*
Course code: OSC1019
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Course overview

  • No prior knowledge of psychology is required, which makes this level 3 course perfect for anybody with a new interest in this field.
  • Explore different human responses, the nature of sensation and perception, memory processes and much more.

What is psychology?

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind as well as behaviour. Psychologists work to understand mental processes, behaviour, and brain functions.

During this course, you will explore psychology practice and approaches, experimental and non-experimental methods, pro-social and anti-social behaviour, and much more.

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by email.

You can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

This course is approved by the ACCPH (Accredited Counsellors, Coaches, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists), at the end of this course students will be able to join and become a member of the ACCPH. The ACCPH is an independent self-regulated professional body for counsellors, psychotherapists and hypnotherapists.

What next?

There are several avenues you can go down once you have successfully completed this course. You could take a look at our other psychology courses, or you could further your education by studying a psychology degree at university. If you want to work in psychology using your Psychology Level 3 qualification, here are just a few of the jobs you could explore (depending on your credentials):

Counselling psychologist

Educational psychologist

Sport and exercise psychologist

Occupational psychologist

Psychological wellbeing practitioner

Forensic psychologist

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Course content

  • Introduction
  • Psychology practice and approaches
  • Behaviourism
  • Classification of psychology

  • Qualitative or quantitative
  • Ethical considerations
  • Experimental and non-experimental methods
  • Analysing and presenting data

  • The Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Personality disorders

  • The central nervous system
  • Sensory processes
  • Addictive behaviour
  • Drug addiction
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Smoking addiction
  • Motivation

  • Perception
  • Attention
  • Language acquisition
  • Memory
  • Development of the shelf

  • Conformity
  • Groups and group behaviour
  • Altruism
  • Pro-social and anti-social behaviour
  • Aggression

Exam Details

Extra Information

This course is assessed by written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor. There is no external examination required.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you, so receiving your course is easy and hassle-free. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality License Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for its high-quality. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

FAQs

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated learner services
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE XO Student Discounts membership
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
  • Comprehensive study guide*
  • Open Study College pen and highlighter*
  • Student notebook*

* Not included with the online study option

No, everything you need is included in the price!

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Learner Services Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you're 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our team of education specialists a call on 03300 563 100 and they'll do their best to help.