Social Sciences

PDA Psychology

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Part time

  • Level

    SCQF Professional Development Award

  • Campuses

    • Greenock
  • Course type

    Part time

  • Level

    SCQF Professional Development Award

  • Start date

    26 Aug 24


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 key topics in this contemporary, relevant curriculum.

From the origins of the major schools of thought and 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: 27 August 2024

Duration: approx 36 weeks / 3 hrs per week

Evening: Tuesday

Time 6pm-9pm

Cost: Free

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

Professional Development Award

Study options

Campus Mode Start date Level
Greenock Part time Aug 24 SCQF Professional Development Award

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