Psychology: N5 - Senior Phase

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Part Time

2 Half Days p/w

Start date
Aug 2024
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Course overview

This course is only available to school students.  Please do not apply if you do not meet this requirement.

The main purpose of the course is to enable students to develop an understanding of the human mind and behaviour and to enhance their interest in psychology.

The course is suitable for all students with an interest in finding out more about the human mind and behaviour.

What you will learn

You will cover


  • Research
  • Individual Behaviour
  • Social Behaviour

Entry requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements. Students will probably have little or no prior experience of studying psychology, but an interest in human behaviour and life experience will provide a good foundation for them to progress to this qualification.

Students should have or be working towards National 5 English.

Days Per Week Tuesdays and Thursdays - 1.30 pm to 4 pm

Career Opportunities

Career options related to:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health and Social Care

Future prospects

This Course or its Units may provide progression to:

  • Higher Psychology Course or relevant component Units
  • Other qualifications in social studies, social sciences or related areas
  • Further study, employment and/or training

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