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Introduction to Psychology - Y024

12 Quays 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 13th January 2021 - Ending - 10th March 2021REF Y024M002

    Planned Timetable

    Day Times Campus
    Wednesday 13:00 — 16:00 12 Quays

    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+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

    Starting 14th April 2021 - Ending - 9th June 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+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

    Starting 12th January 2022 - Ending - 9th March 2022REF Y024N002

    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+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

    Starting 13th April 2022 - Ending - 8th June 2022REF Y024N003

    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+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,525 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.


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