The Introduction to Psychology course is an exciting introduction into the world of psychology where you have the chance to understand why certain characteristics have an influence on a person’s behaviour and how this can be used to motivate them in a work environment or personal context.

Understanding the foundations in this course will allow you to go onto further studies if you desire to work in the long term in a psychology-based role.

From the environmental aspects through to the neurological processes of psychology, this course will cover it all.


Course Outline
Course Code: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Online & Correspondence
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. The nature and scope of Psychology
  2. Neurological basis of behaviour
  3. Environmental effects on behaviour
  4. Consciousness and perception
  5. Personality
  6. Psychological development
  7. Needs, drives and motivation
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Explain the nature and scope of psychology.
  • Explain characteristics of the neurological basis of behaviour.
  • Explain environmental effects on behaviour.
  • Explain the differences between consciousness and perception.
  • Explain the effect of personality on behaviour.
  • Explain psychological development.
  • Apply different techniques to motivate people.