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Foundation Course in Psychology & Counselling

Department

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES

Campus

Kirulapona

Level

Foundation

Method

Full Time

Duration

1 Year

Commencement

F/T- 31st March 2021

The Foundation in Psychology qualification is designed to provide learners with an excellent introduction to the field of psychology, enabling learners who have not acquired a formal A Level qualification to progress to a psychology higher diploma program. The programme is designed to ensure each learner understands how psychology has evolved to be what it is now, including the key issues and controversies the discipline of psychology had to face. It will also provide an insight into the vastness of application of psychology and explain the careers in psychology including pathways for professional memberships in the field of psychology. This course also covers areas of Basic Mathematics, Academic Presentation Skills and Introduction to Academic Writing as a basis of further studies in Psychology and providing a complete accomplishment of educational qualifications. The qualification is ideal for those who are planning to move onto an advanced diploma or BSc in psychology

Course Outcomes

On successful completion of the programme participants will:

Earn a well-recognized academic and a professional qualification in the fields of Psychology & Counselling.
Have a clear understanding and knowledge of the disciplines of Psychology and Counselling.
Able to entre a path to read up to an internationally recognized B Sc in Psychology & Counselling.
Apply the knowledge and skills gained to provide counselling skills in real life and work place situations.

For whom:
Those aspire to earn an academic and a professional qualification in Psychology & Counselling.
Those who wish to enter the path to earn a B Sc qualification in Psychology and Counselling.
Students who are already in higher education and yearn to earn an additional academic and professional qualification.
Professionals who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the disciplines of Psychology & Counselling.

Course Structure

Evolution of Psychology
Introduction to Psychological Problems
Basic Psychological Concepts
Foundation to Counselling Studies
Academic Presentation Skills
Introduction to Academic Writing
Basic Mathematics I and II

Entry requirements

Traditional Entry Criteria
o Passed 5 subjects at O/L including Mathematics & English .
Alternative Entry Criteria
o Recognition of Prior learning that is acceptable to academic board Language Proficiency A very good command of English Language in reading, writing, and speaking is required to successfully complete this program.

Methodology

The course is offered as a blended programme where the participants will have a balanced mix online, in class session and other methods of delivery including:

Online lectures
Webinars
LMS Forums, Chats, Teams

In addition to these participants will have a variety of activities such as quizzes, peer interactions, reading assignments and other forms of research work etc.

Benefits of the course

Opens up the path to higher studies
Opens up a variety of career paths
A wide range of areas to focus on

Programme Fees

LKR 150,000 + Registration Fee LKR 1,500/-

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