Psychology Courses

Explore our online psychology courses to expand your knowledge from the inner-workings of the mind to the importance of cognition at work.

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The study of the human mind, how it works, and how it behaves is called Psychology. The subject explores the conscious and unconscious events, the behaviours of the brain and other mental processes. It is a field of study with an enormous scope that merges the natural and social sciences. Explore our online psychology courses to excel in your career path and learn more.

At FutureLearn we have a selection of Psychology courses with a contemporary approach to the study of the human mind. You will gain a thorough understanding of what the human mind is and learn to apply psychological science to a variety of contemporary and social challenges. Our online Psychology courses give you the freedom to study around your own schedule enabling you to complete the course in your own time.

In order to become a trained psychologist in the UK you usually have to secure a BPS qualification (British Psychological Society) accreditation. After securing your BPS qualification you can then choose a speciality of your choice. Once you have your BPS qualification, you are also eligible to work towards for GBC (graduate basis for chartered membership) of the BPS. Securing your BPS qualification will equip you with in-depth knowledge and will help you to become a trained psychologist.

For more information, read our full guide on how to become a psychologist.

If you have a desire or an interest to pursue a career in psychology, it usually means you are interested in expanding your knowledge in this field. Whether you want to be a trained psychologist or simply intrigued by psychology on a whole, our online courses are perfect for providing a beginners insight into numerous psychology courses or any subjects related to that field. Find out more about the types of different careers in psychology.

You can study psychology online by exploring our list of courses which best suit your interest. Studying psychology online provides the flexibility to learn and improve your knowledge based around your own schedule and commitments whilst being guided by industry-led and top accredited expertise.

Psychology Courses Online

The human mind is one of the most complex and fascinating areas of study in the scientific world. From exploring our own mental health and wellbeing to understanding how our personalities are shaped and change, psychology examines the mind from memory to youth mental health.

With FutureLearn’s online psychology courses you’ll explore the components of the mind, examine the basics of academic psychological study and discover the impact of psychology in the workplace.

If you’ve ever wanted to learn psychology, or just wondered what makes us who we are and why, these are the courses for you.

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