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 Accredited Courses

To enrol on the following free accredited courses, you must have a minimum level of English, such as GCSE grade C or IELTS level 6.0 or equivalent.

Communities and Health


This course introduces students to the role(s) of statutory and non-statutory professionals within the community.  Looking at the skills required to understand the professional roles within housing, social care, youth work and health professionals.  It is a level 3 accredited 10 credit module which on successful completion could lead to the Foundation Certificate in Social Sciences.  Learners will also be exempt from this module when delivered as part of the Foundation programme. Students must have a minimum of English GCSE grade C or equivalent to enrol on this course. (Students are only able to complete one accredited module with Widening Access)

 

Dates and times
Tuesdays 8th January 2019 (no class on 26th February) - Tuesday 19th March 2019
9.30am - 11.30am
Venue: Ely Hub
Level 3 accredited - 10 university credits. Select "Communities and Health SCM3005" on the enrolment form.​​​  

Introduction to Psychology


This course will introduce students to some of the key perspectives in psychology, for example: biological, cognitive, behaviourist and psychodynamic  perspective. In addition, it will allow students to develop an understanding of how these perspectives apply to social psychology.   This accredited  module will explore areas  such as the self, social influence,  prejudice and discrimination and pro-social and anti-social behaviour. This module also demonstrates how theoretical explanations in the above areas are applied to real world scenarios; it also demonstrates how the discipline links with other modules within the university, such as health and social care, sociology and youth & community work. Learners who pass this module's assessment will be offered a place on the Foundation Certificate in Social Sciences​. Learners will also be exempt from this module when delivered as part of the Foundation programme. ​​​Students must have a minimum of English GCSE grade C​​ or equivalent to enrol on this course. (Students are only able to complete one accredited module with Widening Access.)​​​

Dates and times
Wednesday 16th January 2019 (no class on Wednesday 27th Feb) - Wednesday 13th March 2019
9.30am - 12.30pm
Venue: Taff Housing

Level 3 accredited - 10 university credits. Select "Introduction to Psychology CEA3009" on the enrolment form.​