Course Overview

If there’s one thing most of us can agree on, it’s that the behaviour of children can be baffling, and even frustrating at times. Child psychologists attempt to make sense of why children think and act the way they do, and work with them to help improve their emotional and psychological wellbeing. This could be as simple as becoming more comfortable making new friends, or as complex as trying to gain control over difficult emotions. Whether you’re a teacher, parent, or you’re simply interested in pursuing a career within this fascinating subject area, this distance learning child psychology level 3 course is ideal.

As you study in your own time, at your own pace, you’ll learn about the subject of psychology as a science, and some of the differing approaches taken towards the study of child psychology, such as nature vs nurture. You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of child development, taking a look at theories developed by influential psychologists such as Piaget. You’ll discover how scientific data is collected, compiled, and presented, and discover how children create and express emotional resilience. Through the examination of case studies, you’ll learn about the origins of childhood psychological disorders, and delve into some of the most common issues children might experience, such as bullying.

Course at a glance

Course duration

12

On average it takes our students 4 months to complete this course, however you have up to 12 months.

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This course is awarded by NCFE Customised Qualification.

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Whichever career path you decide to choose, our 5‑step process can help you achieve your goals.

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12

On average, students complete this course in 4 months, but we'll give you up to 12 months.

30mins/day

The learning hours for this course are up to 90 hours, which is around 30 minutes per day for 6 months.

This course can start as soon as you enrol.

We'll give you plenty of time to finish this course, but if you need more time, just ask!

Awarding Body

With a heritage stretching back over 150 years, NCFE is one of the largest awarding bodies in the UK. Over 340,000 students were awarded certification by NCFE last year. Our NCFE Customised Qualifications are bespoke, unregulated qualifications developed to meet the needs of our learners. Completing Customised Qualifications does not lead to an OFQUAL regulated qualification, but they can be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards future study.

Our course code
X309
Official Qualification Title
Child Psychology Level 3

Entry requirements

Difficulty
Level three: the equivalent difficulty of an A-level or BTEC, usually suitable for most learners of all ages.
Entry requirements
There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, it is recommended that you have an intermediate ability to read and write English

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