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Truro and Penwith College

Applied Psychology

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Higher National Certificate - HNC

Entry requirements


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24

About this course


Course option

2.0years

Part-time | 2021

Subject

Applied psychology

HNC Applied Psychology will give you an insight into areas of both theoretical and applied psychology. You will learn how theory can be applied to the profession as well as developing skills that are transferable to the workplace. This course provides you with a unique opportunity to learn about behaviour and its origins, from both theoretical and practical perspectives.

Highly interactive teaching sessions allow for healthy debate and practical activities that enhance the learning experience. Laboratory classes utilise purpose built facilities and let you take an active role in hands-on experiments. Course modules also develop subject-specific, employment-related and generic skills to enhance professional and personal development within the workplace. The course has been designed to ensure you have a broad range of experiences that may lead to teaching, health, social care or business. To complement the knowledge base we ensure that students develop a range of transferable skills and become reflective practitioners. Real employer briefs are integrated into the set assignments, giving you a working understanding of the theory learned and putting it into practice. Students will be involved in an applied week, whereby a range of activities are undertaken, for example, data collection at the Zoo.

Progression from the course is typically to the second year of the HND Applied Psychology course at Truro and Penwith College.

Modules

Research Methods
Individual Differences
Comparative Behaviour
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology
Personal & Professional Development
Biological Psychology

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£4,112
per year
England
£4,112
per year
EU
£4,668
per year
International
£4,668
per year
Northern Ireland
£4,112
per year
Scotland
£4,112
per year
Wales
£4,112
per year

The Uni


Course locations:

Penwith Campus

Truro

Department:

Humanities and Languages Curriculum Area

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