Psychology National 5

What is special about this course?

Psychology has become a popular subject: school and college candidates, and the wider public, wish to further their understanding of human behaviour. The National 5 Psychology Course aims to meet this demand for an introduction to the subject.

Entry requirements

This course is designed for S4/5/6 pupils and entry will be after discussion with the school guidance staff. It is also offered as part of our NC Health & Social Care full-time course.

A range of five key topics are studied within the three units:

  • Psychology: Individual Behaviour
  • Psychology: Social Behaviour
  • Psychology: Research

You will develop knowledge and understanding of topics such as sleep & dreams, memory, research and prejudice & conformity.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Through various schools as part of our school link provision.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Where can I study my course?

    Fees

    Scottish Fee RUK* Fee International Fee
    £360 £1200 £1200

    Full-Time Study

    Full-time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible from the information they have provided on their course application form.

    If you have been living in the UK for at least three years, are an ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full-time course. Please check our fee waiver policy for more information.

    Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

    Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor on your requirements.

    Please get in touch with nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

    *Rest of UK (students typically domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), with a term-time address in Scotland.

    Part-Time Study

    A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver policy to see if you are eligible.

    Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

    Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

    Please contact nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk  if you have any further questions on fees.

    What can I do on completion of my course?

    • Higher Psychology
    • Higher Care
    • Higher Childcare & Development
    • NC Early Education & Childcare
    • NC Health & Social Care

    Is there more information available online?

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    I would like to study this course in:
    Alness
    Thurso

    We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI North Highland. UHI North Highland operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.