Higher Psychology is part of the NC Social Science Level 6 Course, and can be studied on its own or along with Higher Sociology and Higher Politics.
Higher Psychology is aimed at developing knowledge and understanding of psychological theories, concepts, research studies, research methods, terminology and applications. The study of psychology has unique potential to promote the development of cognitive, emotional and social skills that will enhance study activity, self awareness and conceptual understanding of issues of personal relevance.
It forms part of the NC Social Science, and if you are interested in gaining a National Certificate in Social Science along with Higher Psychology, please see the entry for NC Social Science.
While entry is at the discretion of the college, candidates will normally be expected to have the following or equivalent:
Coursework plus end of year examination
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
Bursary or EMA (Educational Maintenance Allowance) if studying full time along with other subjects
Higher Psychology provides suitable preparation for entry to higher education courses in psychology or further study in other academic and vocational subjects. Examples are sciences or Social Science at HNC or degree level. The varied skills, knowledge and discipline offer students preparation for careers in research, teaching, chartered psychology (forensic, clinical, educational, occupational) or other employment.
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