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Introduction to Psychology - Y024

Conway Park Part Time Entry Level

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The aim of the course is to offer a starting point for you to acquire skills and build your confidence to progress on to further learning, employment or volunteering.

Course Details

This course is for anyone who is interested in psychology and day to day life. It will give you some of the base concepts in the area and is a starting point for how psychology can be used in day to day life such as in the work place. The course will cover the following topics: What is psychology and what is it used for?

  • Ethics and human rights
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Stress and stress management
  • Mental Health
  • Social Influence
  • Attachment theory
  • Personality development
  • Entry Guidelines

    You do not need formal qualifications,

    You must be able to interpret written tasks, be willing to work independently, write answers in a legible and understandable form and organise written information clearly and coherently.

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

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    Assessment Method

    You will be assessed by completing a work booklet that consists of a variety of tasks related to the subject, such as, short answer questions, completing tables, finding information, identifying evidence and writing about the subject.

    You will receive a Wirral Met College certificate to acknowledge your attendance and learning, and understanding of the subject at this level.

    Additional Information

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

    Where can I progress to?

    There are a number of programmes you can move onto from this course, for example the Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Criminology, Introduction to Forensic Psychology, Introduction to Criminal Justice. Depending on previous qualifications you may want to consider a progression course such as Pre Access to HE.

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    Starting 18th November 2019 - Ending - 13th January 2020REF Y024L002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 12:00 12 Quays
    Starting 3rd February 2020 - Ending - 23rd March 2020REF Y024L003

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 12:00 12 Quays
    Starting 27th April 2020 - Ending - 22nd June 2020REF Y024L004

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Monday 09:00 — 12:00 12 Quays
    Starting 11th September 2020 - Ending - 6th November 2020REF Y024M001

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

    Starting 20th November 2020 - Ending - 22nd January 2021REF Y024M002

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

    Starting 29th January 2021 - Ending - 19th March 2021REF Y024M003

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.

    Starting 23rd April 2021 - Ending - 11th June 2021REF Y024M004

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Fee : £85.00

    Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

    This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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