Level 5 Extended Diploma in Psychology

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The Psychology qualification offered by the LCPS provides a solid understanding of ideas, theories and methods in Psychology as well as develop skills in analysing and evaluating Psychological concepts.

Following successful completion of the course, learners will have a well-rounded knowledge of psychology, which can be applied to further study and careers associated with the subject

Delivery Methods

In order to cater to various learning styles London College of Professional Studies provides various delivery methods, which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and In-class learning.

Learners are able to:

  • Firstly, Access All course materials, including online modules and written assignments.
  • Secondly, Gain Teacher support
  • In addition, Access LCPS online portal (24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Acquire Assignments briefing
  • Receive Excellent quality of study notes.
  • Moreover, Obtain Assignment marking and feedback.
  • Additionally, Gain Fully accredited UK courses.
  • Also Receive Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email (Monday to Friday)
  • Finally, Gain Full support until the completion of the course


The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Psychology is available in 3 duration modes:

  • 12  Months
  • 18  Months
  • Self-Paced


Additionally, This Diploma in Psychology is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body

OTHM Qualifications

Course Delivery

Learner can select one mode of study

  • Online
  • Blended Learning

Entry Requirements

These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.

The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:

  • Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification, or
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification

Module Structure

In order to earn OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Psychology qualification, learners must achieve 240 credits, of which 120 credits are at Level 4 (6 units) and 120 credits are at Level 5 (6 units).

Unit title Level Credit
The Scope of Psychology 4 20
Introduction to Social and Development Psychology 4 20
Biopsychology 4 20
The Development of Attachments 4 20
Processes of Human Memory 4 20
Research Methods and Investigating Psychology 4 20
Psychological Approaches to Depression and Schizophrenia 5 20
Individual Differences: Intelligence;

Personality and Criminology

5 20
Visual Perception 5 20
Social Psychology: pro and anti-social  behaviour 5 20
The Diversity of Addiction 5 20
Contemporary Issues and Debates in Psychology 5 20


Successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Psychology qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including entry to a Level 6 Diploma qualification in a related field or directly into employment.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learner may be eligible to gain direct entry into Year 3 of a three- year UK Bachelor’s degree programme


Assessment is via assignment submission only

No Exams


Mode of Study: (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee £2800
Fee (discounted) £2000
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Instalment Plan: £400deposit

8 Monthly Instalment of £237

(For UK Companies we charge 20% VAT)

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