OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Psychology

Qualification Number: 610/2307/3

COURSE LEVEL
Level 4
COURSE TYPE
Endorsed Course
AWARDING BODY
OTHM
DURATION
1 Year
STUDY METHOD
Online Self-Paced
CERTIFICATE
Available to Purchase Separately
Assessment Method
Internal assessment then external verification by OTHM

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Psychology qualification is to provide learners with a specialist programme of study that provides a depth of knowledge and understanding of key aspects within the field of Psychology.

Learners will study six units, worth 120 credits with a total credit value of 120 credits (equivalent to the first year of an honors degree).

The Level 4 units introduce relevant topics that lay the foundation for learning. Learners will be introduced to historical and contemporary approaches to psychology, including biopsychology, social and developmental psychology, attachment theories, human memory processes and contemporary research and investigation methods.

Following successful completion of the course, learners will have a well-rounded knowledge of psychology, which can be applied to further study and careers associated with the subject.

Course Outline

The OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Psychology qualification consists of six mandatory units, 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 600 hours.

To achieve the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Psychology qualification, learners must achieve 120 credits.

Mandatory units

  • The Scope of Psychology (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology (20 credits)
  • Biopsychology (20 credits)
  • The Development of Attachments (20 credits)
  • Processes of Human Memory (20 credits)
  • Research Methods and Investigating Psychology (20 credits)

 

Requirements

These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.

The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:

  • Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the Programme)

English requirement

If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit the English Language Expectations page

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Who is This Course For?

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Psychology qualification is to provide learners with a specialist programme of study that provides a depth of knowledge and understanding of key aspects within the field of Psychology.

Learners will study six units, worth 120 credits with a total credit value of 120 credits (equivalent to the first year of an honors degree).

The Level 4 units introduce relevant topics that lay the foundation for learning. Learners will be introduced to historical and contemporary approaches to psychology, including biopsychology, social and developmental psychology, attachment theories, human memory processes and contemporary research and investigation methods.

Following successful completion of the course, learners will have a well-rounded knowledge of psychology, which can be applied to further study and careers associated with the subject.

 

Assessment

qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgment that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgment of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

Accreditation

London College for Professionals Offers Endorsed Courses by OTHM UK and under OTHM Endorsed Provision.

OTHM Endorsed Provision

London College for Professionals has designed and developed its courses under the guidance and supervision by OTHM to ensure that its courses meet the high standards quality criteria.

About OTHM

UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). We have a network of numerous delivery centres globally to deliver our qualifications. OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognized globally.

The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

Certification

Upon successfully passing the course, the learner must pay for a Certificate of Completion from LCFP (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or an Endorsed Diploma from OTHM (Hardcopy).

Payment Plan
Mode of Study (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment 
Fee1000
Fee Discounted 900
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Initial Deposit250
Instalments4 Monthly Instalments @188 per month (UK Based Companies 20% VAT Exclusive) 

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