Applied Psychology Level 3 Certificate - City of Wolverhampton College
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Applied Psychology Level 3 Certificate Study Mode: Full Time   |    Course Level: 3

The study of the mind and how people and animals behave is an exciting and ever advancing science. Are you interested in how Health Psychologists can improve behaviours? Are you interested in conducting scientific esearch in a psychological area of choice and presenting your findings? If you are fascinated by how the brain works then this is the right course for you!

This course will teach you about how people interact, how memory works, the influence of the unconscious mindand the relationship between biological processes and psychological functions.

This course is ideal if you are interested in a career as a Health Specialist, Therapist, Behavioural Analyst, Lawyer, Police Officer, Probation Officer, Social Worker or Teacher

To access this course you are required to have: 

Five or more GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including a 4 in English and maths 

During the course you will study the following modules:

- Psychological Approaches and Applications

- Conducting Psychological Research

- Health Psychology

- Criminal and Forensic Psychology

By studying this course you will gain practical skills and knowledge in the following areas:

· Apply and evaluate psychological assumptions and concepts to explain contemporary issues of relevance to society.

· Understand research methods and their importance in psychological inquiry

· Plan research to investigate psychological questions

· Carry out a pilot study to explore current issues in psychology

· Review implications of research into psychological inquiry

· Explore the use and effectiveness of psychological approaches and theories in relation to explaining health-related behaviour and implementing behavioural change

· Understand different psychological approaches to explaining criminal behaviour

· Investigate punishment strategies and behaviour modification of criminal behaviour

· Apply different methods to create an offender profile

You will be assessed through a combination of internal and external assessment:

Psychological Approaches and Applications - Externally Assessed through examination (worth 25% of

overall grade)

Conducting Psychological Research- Internally Assessed through assignment work (worth 25% of overall

grade)

Health Psychology - Externally Assessed through examination (worth 33% of overall grade)

Criminal and Forensic Psychology - Internally Assessed through assignment work (worth 17% of overall

grade)

You can progress to an exciting range of higher level qualifications and related degrees including, Psychology,

Politics, Law, Sociology or Criminology..

This course is ideal if you are interested in a career as a Health Specialist, Therapist, Behavioural Analyst,

Lawyer, Police Officer, Probation Officer, Social Worker or Teacher.

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Paget Road Campus

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05/09/2022

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Q3095

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