You'll learn about core areas of psychology, including biological, cognitive, developmental and social psychology. You'll explore a range of research methods used by psychologists and conduct psychological research of your own, writing up the associated research reports as part of your assignments. You’ll see how psychologists use evidence to contribute to debates on ageing, crime, education, employment, forensic science, mental health and relationships; and choose options to suit your particular interests.
Key features of the Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology at The Open University UK
- Explores different areas of psychology and how psychologists investigate the human mind and behaviour
- Options include childhood studies, counselling, social sciences, or sport and exercise psychology
- Develops analytical and communication skills and your ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Builds a solid foundation for further study
Psychology students gain an impressive breadth of knowledge and skills that make them highly employable in a wide range of careers, such as:
- career counselling
- the health professions
- human resources
- police and social services.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Investigating psychology
- Counselling: exploring fear and sadness
- Living psychology: from the everyday to the extraordinary
- Psychology of childhood and youth
- Sport and exercise psychology: a case study approach
- The science of the mind: investigating mental health
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- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
- At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.
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International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,384
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.