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Qualification title:

Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Psychology

Qualification type:

Vocational Related Qualification



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QUALIFI Level 8 Diploma; University to complete a Master’ Degree; Or Employment in an associated profession.


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Course Overview

The aim of the QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Psychology is to provide learners with an understanding of the main cognitive functions such as perception, executive functions, language, attention and their role in psychology. Learners will develop practical skills for a career in psychology.

Successful completion of the QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Psychology provides learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.


  • Psychoanalysis and Mental Health
  • Exploring psychology
  • Cognitive and biological psychology
  • Qualitative Research Methodology
  • Social and Cultural Psychology and Psychology of Human Development
  • Rehabilitation Psychology

Learning Outcomes

  1. Develop an understanding of the most used statistical techniques used in psychological research. Practical problems around statistical procedures are delivered in computer practical sessions. These will involve real-world research questions being presented to students. Example data sets will be provided and analysed.
  2. Understand the research process, research techniques, research ethics and scientific writing skills will be covered in “Issues in Scientific Research”, and it is designed to help introduce students to the theoretical and practical complexities of the research process.
  3. Know the neuropsychological aspects of emotion and behaviour in healthy and clinical populations.

Entry Requirements

Approved centres are responsible for reviewing and making decisions as to an applicant’s ability to complete the learning programme successfully and meet the demands of the qualification. The initial assessment by the centre will need to consider the support that is readily available or can be made available to meet individual learner needs as appropriate.

The qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access. For this qualification, applicants must be aged 19 or over.

In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be checked for appropriate enrolment to UK higher education postgraduate programmes where applicable. Applicants are normally required to produce two supporting references, at least one of which should preferably be academic.

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