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Psychology with Developmental Disorders

University of South Wales

UCAS Course code 24V1


This one year Psychology with Developmental Disorders course provides an excellent stepping stone into degree study and is ideal if you’e looking to gradually develop your knowledge and skills to further progress onto our BSc (Hons) Psychology with Developmental Disorders degree.

This Psychology with Developmental Disorders course provides the opportunity to combine the study of key aspects of Psychology with exploration of a range of developmental disorders such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and autism. This course is designed to foster a clear understanding of evidence based practice alongside opportunities to complete placement activity in educational settings. You will focus on the assessment and aetiology of disorders such as dyslexia and covering areas which include multi-agency working and safeguarding children and young people.

The emphasis of your studies is very much about developing key transferable skills and knowledge that will not only provide you with a recognised qualification but prepare you for further study, leading you directly onto Year Two of the BSc (Hons) Psychology with Developmental Disorders degree course. There is also an element of personal development built into the course which aims to further develop study skills specific to psychology and help you grow in confidence throughout your studies as you build your very own reflective skills portfolio.

Our Psychology degrees are based at the Treforest campus. USW Treforest is surrounded by green open spaces. Our students say they love the warm and friendly welcome and community atmosphere, as well as the convenience of living and studying in the same place.

From listed buildings to new, modern structures, Treforest reflects the University’s history and its ambitions. Here you will find everything you need in one place - halls of residence, the library and sport centre, cafes and bars to eat and drink, and friends to spend time with.

Award: CertHE
Professional Qualification
1 Years Full Time
Taught in English

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