Introduction to Psychology

Start date(s):
29 Jan 2018
Duration:
6 weeks
Level:
E-Level
Course Code:
1033744
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Campus
Attendance Pattern:
Evening
Location:
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:
£95.00
Funding

Overview

Gain an insight into how the mind works, and how individuals think, feel and act, with this introduction to psychology.

You will study the science of the mind and how we behave, as well as key psychological approaches. Ideas and theories of famous psychologists will be introduced.

Aims

This course offers an introduction to Psychology, and the science of the mind and behaviour. You will gain an insight into how the mind works and how each of us may think, feel and act in different situations.

Modules

You will explore various psychological approaches, including behaviourist, cognitivist, humanist, social and psychoanalytic. You will also be introduced to the ideas and theories of famous psychologists. By the end of the course, you will begin to analyse and evaluate these approaches and start to relate them to real-life situations.
Modules will include the following:
  • Identify different psychological perspectives and which will be covered in this course
  • Introduction to Humanism
  • Psychodynamic Perspective
  • Biological Perspective
  • Cognitivist Perspective.

Time commitment

Average number of hours per week

Lectures
2
Seminars
0
Work Placement
0
Assignment Feedback
0
Independent Learning
1.5

Delivery

Monday:
6.30pm-8.00pm
*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Funding

Please note these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years.

Interview Instructions

You are not required to have an interview to gain access to this course.

Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirments for this course.