Higher Psychology (Evening)

This course aims to provide successful performance in the Higher Psychology National Course. This course offers students with an interest in Psychology, Social Science, Criminology or Science the opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of individual differences, developmental, cognitive, biological and social psychology. During the course, students will develop analytical, evaluative and research skills, which are transferable to many other subject areas and are essential for study in Higher Education.

All prospective students will be offered advice and guidance in making their National Course subject choices and in being placed on the correct levels of study. We would ask you to fill out your application form as fully as possible to help us in the process of selecting candidates for interview. Please list any subject(s) you wish to study on the application form and provide details of all your qualifications, including any that are still pending.

Course content

  • Social Behaviour (Conformity and Obedience & Prejudice)
  • Individual Behaviour (Psychopathology & Sleep Dreams and Sleep Disorders)
  • Research (Including a 2,500 word report on research conducted.

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • For SCQF 6 subjects (Higher) we require an A or B pass at National 5 or A or B at Intermediate 2 in the subject. Additionally, for Higher Psychology a National 5 or Intermediate 2-level pass in Mathematics and English is preferred particularly if no qualification is currently held in Psychology
  • Due to the high level of challenge presented by National Courses, and the significant demand for this programme, please note that the above represents minimum entry requirements. Our selection processes will also take into account the breadth of subjects studied previously.
Selection Process

Progression routes

Higher National Course qualifications can be used to support progression in a variety of work or study contexts.


Langside - Room T312 (Wednesday 6pm - 9pm)



This course is eligible for Individual Learning Account (IL) funding


SCQF level


Start date

23 August 2017


1 Year(s), August to May

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

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Langside Campus
T: 0141 272 3776
E: acllangside@glasgowclyde.ac.uk


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