top course highlights
This course will give you an understanding of the psychology of human behaviour and is an asset to any profession involving an interaction with other people.
range of skills and experiences
The course will equip you with a broad range of skills and experiences that will not only help you to understand other people but give you an insight into your own life and motivations.
real world context
It will enable you to understand the role of psychology in a real world applied context giving you the skills necessary to gain meaningful employment.
what will i learn?
The Great Debate
Personal and Professional Development
where will it take me?
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to apply psychological theory to practical situations and understand ethical issues in psychological research and therapy. This can lead into professions such as
- Mental Health Support Assistant
- Children & Family Support Services Worker
- Health Promotion supervisor
Progression from HNC to HND Applied Psychology at Truro College or Penwith College Top-up options
- BA (Hons) Human Behavioural Studies (top-up) at Truro College and at Penwith College
- BSc (Hons) Psychology at the University of Plymouth (Level 5 for British Psychological Society accreditation)
48 UCAS points including a minimum equivalency of one A Level, in addition to GCSE English and Maths at Grade C/4 or above
This course assessment is split
Practical Assessment 3%
DURATION: 1 year
LOCATION: Truro College or Penwith College
AWARDING BODY: University of Plymouth
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