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Level 5 Extended Diploma in Psychology


The OTHM Level 5 Extended Online Diploma in Psychology will help you build analytical and evaluative abilities as well as a strong understanding of psychological concepts, theories, and methodologies.

After successfully completing the course, students will have a comprehensive understanding of psychology that they can use for subsequent study and careers in the field.

Delivery Methods

Learners London College of Professional Studies can access blended learning, online diploma experience, remote learning, and in-person learning, among other flexible delivery modalities. The study method can be chosen by the students as it suits them. Attend LCPS College to take health courses. For online health care courses, we have the best resources.

Learners are able to:

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


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

  • 9 Months
  • 12  Months


This Diploma in Psychology is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (OTHM) an Ofqual regulated awarding body.

OTHM Qualifications

Course Delivery

Learner can select one mode of study

  • Online
  • In-Class 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

To achieve the 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

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