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Psychology Study Skills


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Our Psychology Study Skills short course helps to support your learning and develop core skills in the study of psychology, including:

  • use of library and online resources
  • reading skills
  • essay writing
  • refencing and plagiarism
  • developing your academic voice
  • essay writing for exams
  • using feedback and understanding marking criteria
  • critical thinking
  • communication and presentation skills.

The course is unassessed but you will be expected to attend at least 50% of the sessions, including online.

This can be taken as a standalone short course or as a part of:
  • Entry requirements

    Entry requirements

    Most of our short courses have no formal entry requirements and are open to all students.

    This short course has no prerequisites.

    As part of the enrolment process, you may be required to submit a copy of a suitable form of ID.

    International students who wish to come to the UK to study a short course can apply for a Visitor visa. Please note that it is not possible to obtain a Student visa to study a short course.

  • How to apply

    How to apply

    You register directly onto the classes you would like to take. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis - so apply early. If you wish to take more than one short course, you can select each one separately and then register onto them together via our online application portal. There is usually no formal selection process, although some modules may have prerequisites and/or other requirements, which will be specified where relevant.