Qualification - Proficiency Award In Psychology

Course CodeVPS001
Fee CodePA
Duration (approx)500 hours
QualificationProficiency Award

Flexible Psychology Studies

Study three core modules in the area of psychology you are interested in and complete a 200 hour work based project/placement

  • A great course for specialising in a particular area of psychology that interests you.

  • Study the theory and the practical aspects of psychology

  • Study at your own pace and in your home with our helpful tutors

  • Improve your job and career prospects

What is Required:

You need to complete a selection of three related psychology courses, for example:

  • Biopsychology I, II and Neuropsychology, or
  • Child Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Adolescent Psychology or
  • Social Psychology, Multicultural Awareness and Developmental Psychology, or
  • Abnormal Psychology, Conflict Management, Psychopharmacology, or
  • Life Coaching, Developmental Psychology and Careers Counselling




Core ModulesThese modules provide foundation knowledge for the Qualification - Proficiency Award In Psychology.
 Industry Project BIP000
 Practicum BGN204
Elective ModulesIn addition to the core modules, students study any 3 of the following 20 modules.
 Biopsychology I BPS108
 Counselling Skills I BPS109
 Counselling Skills II BPS110
 Educational Psychology BPS105
 Industrial Psychology BPS103
 Introduction To Psychology BPS101
 Marketing Psychology BPS107
 Motivation VBS111
 Psychology & Counselling BPS102
 Sports Psychology BPS106
 Adolescent Psychology BPS211
 Biopsychology II BPS204
 Conflict Management BPS201
 Counselling Techniques BPS206
 Developmental Psychology BPS210
 Family Counselling BPS213
 Grief Counselling BPS209
 Abnormal Psychology BPS307
 Criminal Psychology BPS309
 Neuropsychology BPS306

Note that each module in the Qualification - Proficiency Award In Psychology is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

Why Should Study This Course?

  • This course is suitable for anyone interested in psychology.
  • The beauty of this course is that you can specialise in the areas of psychology that most interest you.
  • Improve your job and career prospects by obtaining specialist knowledge of psychology.
  • Improve your research skills by completing a research project in an area of psychology that interests you.

Module Choices

You can study any of our psychology modules for the course. You can view the psychology modules here.

If you are not sure of the modules to choose, our tutors are more than happy to answer any questions.

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