The focus of study for this Unit is mental health. Students are introduced to models of abnormality and classification of mental disorders.
A number of theories, such as Freud’s theory of personality development, will be explored. The work of Clinical Psychologists will be described, as will methods of research, in particular the Case Study method. Case Studies of different mental health issues will be considered, along with treatment strategies.
There are two open book assessments to do and one in class multiple choice assessment.
An interest in mental health – there are no formal entry requirements.
You could go on to study Psychology at Higher level next session.
Distance and Flexible learning