Higher Psychology


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This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in human behaviour, who is keen to explore the scientific study of mind and behaviour. You will gain an understanding of psychological theories, concepts, research studies and methods whilst exploring various behaviours. You will also consider the ethical implications of psychological research.


Level SCQF 6


Study at anytime  via your computer/chromebook. Access all of your learning or assessments via Brightspace, our virtual learning environment, or Google classrooms using a mixture of self directed study and online discussion boards.

Drop-in sessions are available with your tutor, Friday 9am -1pm (Not mandatory).

Location Remote

Duration 1 Year


Entry requirements

National 5 Psychology or 3 passes at National 5 (A-C) including a humanities subject.

What next... 

  • HNC Social Sciences
  • BSc (Hons) Psychology