Our Courses Find Courses Skills for Further Study Skills for Further Study courses can also provide some of the essential skills suitable for learners who wish to progress on to courses at Level 3 (particularly our Access to Higher Education Diploma) and possibly higher education after that. Tutors at Fircroft College use a variety of materials relevant to each subject in order for you to apply the skills you learn and to make the learning interesting and enjoyable. Keep scrolling to find the right course for you. Introduction to Psychology Level 2 15th June 2020 (Mon-Fri) This course is designed for anyone who has an interest in Psychology and wants to understand what is studied in Psychology. During this course you will outline the main approaches in psychology and look at some of the research methods used. You will also look into different careers paths open to psychologist and some of the ethics which need to be considered. Introduction to Sociology Level 2 4th May 2020 (Mon-Fri) How do societies work ? Why do people have different views of the same issues? How do we become better members of society? These are some of the questions Sociology helps us to answer. If you are thinking of studying at Level 3 and want to know more about Sociology, this course will give you an introduction to what Sociology is. Psychopathology Level 2 24th June 2020 (Wed- Fri) This course is ideal for those wishing to progress from 'Introduction to Mental Health' or "Introduction to Psychology". This course explores hoe mental illness is classified by the World Health Organisation and at the strength and weakness of this classification. You will look at the symptoms of one psychopathological spectrum and discuss the attitudes towards psychopathological disorders, describing stigmas and stereotypes. Critical Thinking Level 2 Further dates to be announced soon. Do you ever read an article in a newspaper or watch a programme on TV and wonder; what is true, what isn’t true and what is exaggerated? This is called critical thinking and on this course, you will concentrate on developing your critical thinking skills, enabling you to look at academic and everyday subjects from a critical thinking based perspective Want to take the next step in your learning journey? Apply now, download an application formor call Admissions on 0121 472 0116 for more information.