Foundation in Psychology

The Foundation in Psychology qualification is designed to provide learners with an excellent introduction to the field of psychology, enabling learners who have not acquired a formal A Level qualification to progress to a psychology higher diploma programme.

The programme is designed to ensure each learner understands how psychology has evolved to be what it is now, including the key issues and controversies the discipline of psychology had to face. It will also provide an insight into the vastness of application of psychology and explain the careers in psychology including pathways for professional memberships in the field of psychology. In terms of skills the programme is designed to elicit personal and professional development with the use of diverse teaching & learning techniques and assessment methodologies, such as use of psychological terminology; written and verbal communication skills; management and organisation of information; and critical thinking.

The qualification is ideal for those who are planning to move onto an advanced diploma or BSc in psychology.

Program Structure

  • RQF Level - Level 3
  • Credits - 120
  • Teaching - Weekday Cohort - 3 days a week
  • Weekend Cohort - Sunday
  • Intakes - February & September
  • Delivery - Module Based

Entry Criteria

  • Traditional Entry Criteria
    • Passed 5 subjects at O/L including Maths & English
  • Alternative Entry Criteria
    • Recognition of Prior learning that is acceptable to academic board

Language Proficiency

A very good command of English Language in reading, writing and speaking is required to successfully complete this program.

Students whose medium of primary and secondary education is not English, should either obtain an IELTS Score of 6.00 or any other proof of proficiency of English Language acceptable to the academic board.

Admission Process

All candidates are selected through an interview.

Cluster discounts available upon introducing 5 students (including yourself) to the organization.

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