Psychology Diploma Level 3

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psychology course level 3

The ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Persia all delved into the study of psychology. This is because psychology lies at the intersection of a variety of other disciplines, including biology, medicine, linguistics, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, and artificial intelligence. This Psychology course takes a deeper look at the inner workings of our mind and how we think, act and feel.

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About this Course

This course in Psychology explains the biochemical and psychological reasons behind our behaviour and our understanding of how the mind works.

Study Time:120 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Paper or Online
Entry Requirements:None Specific

Course Introduction

This course will introduce you to scientific principles within Psychology and show you how, as we develop, our brains change over time. You will learn which behaviours are learned and which are genetic or developmental. Alongside this, you will learn how our treatments and studies of the human mind have changed over time with our understanding and technology.


This course comes to you as a paper course pack which you can work through in your own time. By reading through the lessons on the course and with the help of a personal tutor you will be able to learn all of the necessary knowledge required to tackle the tutor marked assignments that are used to assess the course. Alternatively, you can study for this course online to save some money on your course and study through the internet with the materials available 24/7 on any computer or smart device.

Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Module 1: The Science of Psychology

Module 2: How We Learn

Module 3: How We Develop

Module 4: Relating to others

Module 5: Social influence

Module 6: Your Brain: A User’s Guide

Module 7: Consciousness and the Brain

Module 8: Attention and Thinking

Module 9: Memory

Module 10: Personality

Module 11: Intelligence

Module 12: Applying Psychology


To pass this course learners must complete a number of assignments. These are completed after navigating through the lessons which are sent to students and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.


A tutor will be able for support via post or e-mail, with our student support team also on hand to help with any queries you may have. Assignments must be submitted to your tutor through email and these are then marked as soon as possible.

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Quality Licence Scheme Certification

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that NCC Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the level shown against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group’s knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales


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Psychology Diploma Level 3
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