Course Overview

What will I learn?

If you are interested in why people behave the way they do, let us help you grow your meta skills in the PDA Psychology to explore the origins of the major schools of thought, their key features and influences, you will progress to consider their legacy and ongoing relevance in society today. 

At its core, it is about understanding and evaluating explanations of human behaviour from a range of competing schools - and is therefore relevant across a range of careers where an understanding of people is important.  This could be careers as diverse as public service, criminal justice, health, business and advertising

What qualifications do I need?

Learners should possess good communication skills. Other knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the unit would be beneficial, such as, research skills.

The previous study of Psychology through units and National Qualifications at SCQF levels 5 or 6, or other similar qualifications, is desirable but not essential.



What can I do after?

There are various progression routes in the Social Sciences following successful completion of the course including: HNC Social Sciences, depending on suitability.


Programme Information

Start Date: w/b 14 November 2022

End Date: July 2023

Duration: approx. 36 weeks / 3 hrs per week

Evening: to be confirmed

Time 6pm-9pm

Cost: Free

This course is online, so geography is no limit! We welcome all applications!

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