Psychology Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Psychology is not only a science and a profession but its concepts can also be used in everyday life. Studying this online Psychology Diploma will provide you with greater knowledge of feelings, abilities and personalities.

Most students also find that they gain a greater satisfaction within their job, their family and social life.

Psychology represents a way of thinking. It's a science that demands researchers to ask precise questions about a particular issue and then to test their ideas through systematic processes.

Psychology is not easily defined. It’s a term that encompasses a broad spectrum of matters in research and practical applications.

It is what scientists and philosophers of various affiliations created to try to fulfil the need to understand the minds and behaviour of various living beings from the very primitive to the most complex. From its roots in philosophy and physiology, psychology is now often known as the 'science of the mind.'

Your initial answer to this question will likely be quite different to the picture of psychology that will emerge as you work your way through this course. You may be surprised to find that psychology is much greater than analysing people or formulating psychological diagnoses to emotional problems.

It's also about how people are able to see colour, how stress affects our biological processes and why babies become distressed when separated from their caregiver.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: History of Psychology
  • Part 2: Key Themes Related to Psychology
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Developmental Psychology
  • Part 2: Social Psychology
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Research in Psychology
  • Part 2: Variables
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Human Emotion
  • Part 2: The Biological Component of Emotion
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Stress and Anxiety
  • Part 2: Causes of Anxiety
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Personality
  • Part 2: Personality Theories
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Sensation and Perception
  • Part 2: The Psychophysical Approach
  • Part 3: Factors Affecting Perception
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Our Sensory Systems
  • Part 2: The Auditory System
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: How Do We Remember?
  • Part 2: Forgetting
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: Intelligence
  • Part 2: Intelligence Testing
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 10 Assessment
  • Part 1: Classical and Operant Conditioning
  • Part 2: Operant conditioning
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 11 Assessment
  • Part 1: Applications of Operant Conditioning
  • Part 2: Devise your own Behaviour Modification Program
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 12 Assessment
  • Observational Learning
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 13 Assessment
  • Part 1: Attachment and Separation
  • Part 2: Patterns of Attachment
  • Part 3: Summary 
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 14 Assessment
  • Part 1: Maternal Depression
  • Part 2: Trauma and Loss
  • Part 3: Parent- Child Interventions
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 15 Assessment
  • Sexual Development and Gender Identity
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 16 Assessment
  • Part 1: Impressions of People
  • Part 2: Cognitive Schemas
  • Part 3: Self and Identity 
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 17 Assessment
  • Part 1: Prejudiced Attitudes
  • Part 2: Discriminatory Behaviour
  • Part 3: Theories of Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 18 Assessment
  • Part 1: Attitudes and Persuasion
  • Part 2: Communication and Persuasion
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 19 Assessment
  • Part 1: Conformity
  • Part 2: Obedience
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Appendix 1 - How to Write a Psychology Essay
  • Appendix 2 - How to Reference Using APA Guidelines
  • Module 20 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

On completion of this course, students will have developed the following:

Increased knowledge base of the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.

Understanding of basic research methods in psychology

Develop and use critical and analytical skills

Problem solving skills

Communication skills

Ability to work autonomously

An awareness of the applications of psychology

Psychology Diploma Course
Accreditations

The Psychology Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Many Centre of Excellence courses are Fully Accredited by the world’s leading professional membership association for natural medicine – The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA).

You can apply to join The CMA as a Student Member while you are still studying, and if you do so you will be eligible to use the post nominal letters SCMA after your name.

Upon graduation from a CMA Registered course you will be eligible to apply for CMA Membership and this will give you numerous professional benefits including being able to use the letters MCMA after your name – Member of The Complementary Medical Association. This will demonstrate your commitment to excellence and professionalism in the natural healthcare field.

Register with The CMA as a Student or fully qualified Practitioner via The CMA website where you will be asked to submit your certificate of graduation, and proof of insurance.

The CMA’s recommended insurers are Westminster global.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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There is no time limit for completing your course it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

All of our courses vary in length but most of our courses will take you between 50 - 250 hours to complete. The length of this course can be found in the Accreditations section above.

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You can purchase a printed copy of your course materials at the checkout or from within your Learning Centre at any time after purchasing your course.

In this course you’ll learn a wide range of fundamental concepts and theories in psychology, covering topics such as the human mind, behaviour, emotions, cognition, and mental health. Through comprehensive modules, you will gain insights into various psychological perspectives, research methods, and practical applications.

Yes! The Psychology Diploma Course is an accredited Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points. Upon completion of your course assessments, you'll receive 2 certificates: a certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course. It is fully accredited by the Complementary Medical Association (CMA), the world's leading professional membership for natural medicine.

Yes! This course is also available as a Psychology Audio Course.

We offer a great selection of Psychology courses, ranging from Behavioural Psychology to Child Psychology.

Studying psychology offers valuable insights into human behaviour, cognition, and emotions, providing a deeper understanding of ourselves and others. It equips you with a versatile skill set that’s applicable to various fields, enabling you to make a positive impact in areas such as mental health, education and research.

Psychology is the scientific study of human behaviour and mental processes, focusing on understanding thoughts, emotions, and behaviour through research and observation. Psychologists typically provide counselling, therapy, and assessments, aiming to enhance mental well-being. On the other hand, psychiatry is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who can prescribe medication and employ a combination of therapy and medication management to address mental health conditions.

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