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The Open University Psychology

The Open University Psychology, Psychology is all around us and touches upon every aspect of our lives. This fascinating degree investigates why we do the things we do; how we interact with others; how psychologists use research evidence to explore and debate issues such as ageing, crime, education, employment, forensic science, mental health, and relationships; and much more.

Undergraduate courses in ‘Psychology’

If you are looking for postgraduate courses, see our A to Z of courses.

Honours degrees

  1. BSc (Honours) Psychology
  2. BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and Psychology
  3. BA (Honours) Criminology and Psychology
  4. BSc (Honours) Psychology and Law
  5. BSc (Honours) Psychology with Counselling
  6. BA (Honours) Social Sciences (Psychology)
  7. BSc (Honours) Combined STEM
  8. BSc (Honours) Computing & IT and a second subject
  9. BA (Honours) Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  10. BSc (Honours) Forensic Psychology
  11. BSc (Honours) Social Psychology
  12. BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies
  13. BA/BSc (Honours) Open degree

Diplomas of Higher Education

  1. Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology
  2. Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Psychology
  3. Diploma of Higher Education in Criminology and Psychology
  4. Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology and Law
  5. Diploma of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject
  6. Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
  7. Diploma of Higher Education Open

Certificates of Higher Education

  1. Certificate of Higher Education in Psychology
  2. Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and Psychology
  3. Certificate of Higher Education in Computing & IT and a second subject
  4. Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
  5. Certificate of Higher Education Open

Modules

  1. People, work and society Access module
    Access
  2. Investigating psychology 1
    Level 1
  3. Introducing the social sciences
    Level 1
  4. Understanding the autism spectrum
    Level 1
  5. Introduction to childhood studies and child psychology
    Level 1
  6. Young children’s play and creativity
    Level 1
  7. Investigating the social world
    Level 1
  8. Living psychology: from the everyday to the extraordinary
    Level 2
  9. Psychology of childhood and youth
    Level 2
  10. Sport and exercise psychology: a case study approach
    Level 2
  11. The science of the mind: investigating mental health
    Level 2
  12. Childhood
    Level 2
  13. The uses of social science
    Level 2
  14. Advancing social psychology
    Level 3
  15. Counselling and forensic psychology: investigating crime and therapy
    Level 3
  16. Approaches to mental health
    Level 3
  17. Exploring psychological aspects of athletic development
    Level 3
  18. Signals and perception: the science of the senses
    Level 3
  19. Issues in research with children and young people
    Level 3