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Diploma in Psychology & Personality Study
Interested in the study of people and their behaviour? Want to find out more about the workings of the human mind? Whether you’re looking for a specialist area of psychology or prefer to follow a general route, this Psychology course could be the course for you.
Psychology is an exceptionally versatile, because it attempts to understand, explain and predict many aspects of human behaviour, thus making it applicable to a wide range of sectors including business and social work, as well as traditional roles within psychology.
This online Psychology Diploma course is an engaging course, and is packed with features to help you understand and evaluate classic and contemporary psychology. This course provides opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: key principles of psychological theory, including perception, attention and performance, developmental psychology, memory and cognition, social psychology, psychobiology and individual differences.
Our online programme is well designed that you feel same as you are in the classroom. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have lifetime access for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Effective support service, and study materials including step by step guided tutorial videos build your confidence to study well and guide you to secure your qualification.
* Free E-certificate (No additional cost for E-certificates)
Why You Should Choose Study 365
- Lifetime Access to your course.
- The price shown on Reed is for the whole course, including the final exam and free e-certificate.
- CPD and iAP accredited certificate upon successful completion
- Tutor Support available Monday – Friday
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This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the following key topics are listed under the curriculum. This course has been designed for 30 guided learning hours.
[Module 01] Concepts of Psychology
- Introduction to psychology
- The weekend effect
- Solomon Asch’s lines
- The Misattribution effect
- What Psychology does
- What is Psychology?
- Psychology is a Science
- Two early approaches: Structuralism and functionalism
- Three later approaches: Gestalt, Psychoanalysis, and Behaviorism
- Psychology after 1950: Overview of specializations
- Ethics of Psychological experiments
[Module 02] Biological Behaviour of Psychology
- Intro to Biological Psychology
- Nervous system
- Parts of the Brain
- Endocrine system
[Module 03] Sensation and Perception
- Intro to Sensation & Perception
- How does vision work?
- Mechanics of hearing
- Taste, touch and smell
- Perceptual development
[Module 04] Consciousness
- Intro to States of Consciousness
- Sleep cycle
- Hypnosis & meditation
- Psychoactive drugs
[Module 05] Learning
- Classical conditioning
- Operant conditioning
- Categories of reinforcements
- Scheduling reinforcement
- Continuous reinforcement
- Partial reinforcement
- Choosing a schedule
- Prisoner’s dilemma
- Observation and insight
[Module 06] Intro to Intelligence
- Intro to intelligence
- Biological bases of intelligence
- Multiple intelligences
- Creativity and divergent thinking
- What is language?
- Language acquisition
- Information processing
[Module 07] Memory
- Categorizing memory
- Bottom-up processing
- Top-down processing
- Improving short-term memory
- Memory distortion
- Types of Heuristics
[Module 08] Emotions
- Introduction to emotions
- Categorizing emotions
- Theories of emotion
[Module 09] Motivation
- Intro to Motivation
- Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
[Module 10] Developmental Psychology
- Intro to developmental Psychology
- Prenatal development
- Infant development
- Piaget’s stages of cognitive development
[Module 11] Behaviours (Personality)
- Intro to personality
- Id, ego and superego
- Freudian defense mechanisms
- Freud’s stages of psychosexual development
- Humanistic Psychology
- Trait assessment testing
[Module 12] Social Psychology
- Intro to social Psychology
[Module 13] Persuasion
- Obedience & authority
- Group behavior
[Module 14] Psychological Disorders
- Definition of disorders
- Classification and diagnosis
- Anxiety disorders
- Somatoform disorders
- Substance-Related disorders
- Eating disorders
- Personality disorders
[Module 15] Psychological Therapy
- Individual therapy
- Group therapy
- Psychiatric drugs
[Module 16] Intro to Statistics, Tests and Measmenture
- Intro to Statistics, Tests and Measmenture
- Types of research design
- Reliability and validity
- Statistical analysis
- Recommended Books -Psychology
- You will improve your knowledge of psychology and learn about the human mind.
- You will learn how much other people influence our actions.
- You will learn how much our childhood experiences shape our behaviour as adults?
- You can learn about the mind, brain and behaviour in this detailed psychology home study course.
You will have lifetime access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
Method of Assessment:
At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Successful candidates will be awarded certificate for “Diploma in Psychology”.
Why Choose Us?
- Our courses represent outstanding value for money
- High quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
- Each course is designed by industry experts, using an innovative interactive learning approach.
- Includes step-by-step guided videos tutorials.
- 24/7 Access to the Online Learning Portal.
- Anytime & Anywhere Learning.
- Recognised Accredited Qualification.
- Access Course Content on Mobile, Tablet or Desktop.
- Study in a user friendly, advanced online learning platform.
- Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Who is this course for?
- If you have an interest in the study of people and their behaviour and want to find out more about the workings of the human mind, then Study365’s Psychological Diploma course is the course for you.
- This online psychology course is ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of psychology, and will be of great benefit to students in their career progression.
This course requires no formal prerequisites and this certification is open to everyone
There are several roles in Psychology and many different ways you can climb the ladder to make your way to the top and few of career opportunities are listed in below:
- Chartered Psychologist
- Social Worker
- Educational Psychologist
- Rehabilitation Assistant
- Teaching Career (Working with Special Needs Students)
- School Psychologists
- Clinical Psychologists
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Can I take the course being an overseas student?Answer:
Yes, You can. Our online programme is well designed that you can follow the course from anywhere in the world.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi Can a student have multiple attempts at the online assessment to gain the grading required or is it once only arrempt?Answer:
Dear Jane, Yes. You will have three attempts for mock exams and one attempt to final exam, At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course. Best Regards, Student Support Team.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi. what happens when u purchase the course? Do u get sent everything by email? do you need a certain program to access it?Answer:
Dear Tami , You can have your login details to This CPD accredited Psychology & Personality Study Diploma within 24 hours or sooner. You can use our website directly for your studies . All the materials will be available in your profile. Best Regards, Student support Team ,This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.