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PSYCHOLOGY ADVANCED(ACCREDITED LEVEL 4)
 
PSYCHOLOGY ADVANCED(ACCREDITED LEVEL 4)
 
£390.00
 

COURSE CODE 153


 

 

Student Profile

 

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an advanced understanding of principles and practice of Psychology.  Students must have completed an introductory course in a Psychology discipline before undertaking this programme.

 

Aims

 

The aims of the course are to enhance students’ knowledge of psychology theory and to develop a broad understanding of theories applied to practical aspects of social and cognitive psychology, child development and adaptive behaviour. The course also teaches research methods and interpretation of research data.

 

Pre-requirements

 

To register for this course, student MUST have previously completed on of the following:

 

GCSE Psychology grade A-B

Study House Diploma in psychology

Other Accredited Diploma in psychology or equivalent.

 

Proof must be provided with registration.

 

Study Method

 

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of enrolment. 

 

Assessment

 

Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and then marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.

Course Accreditation

 

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

 

Course Duration

 

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 60 hours of study to complete.

 

Pack/Course Contents

 

Your study pack is dispatched in full at the time of enrolment and provides all you need to complete your studies:

 

Studyguide

Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities

Assignments

Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback

Certification

 

Price and Payment Methods

 

Please refer to current price list

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COURSE CONTENT

 

The course is divided up into six modules, as follows:

 

Module 1 – Perspectives on Psychology [Tutor Marked Assignment A]

 

Unit 1 What is psychology?

Unit 2 The biological approach

Unit 3 Behaviourist & cognitive approaches

Unit 4 Person-centred approaches

Unit 5 Methods and debate in psychology

 

Module 2 – Social Psychology [Tutor Marked Assignment B]

 

Unit 6 Attitudes

Unit 7 Social influence

Unit 8 Obedience

Unit 9 Social cognition

Unit 10 Applied social psychology

 

Module 3 – Cognitive Psychology [Tutor Marked Assignment C]

 

Unit 11 Perception

Unit 12 Attention

Unit 13 Remembering

Unit 14 Forgetting

Unit 15 Language

Unit 16 Thinking

Unit 17 Problem solving & artificial intelligence

 

Module 4 – Child Development [Tutor Marked Assignment D]

 

Unit 18 Issues in child development

Unit 19 Cognitive development

Unit 20 Development of language & communication

Unit 21 Social perception

Unit 22 Moral development

 

Module 5 – Psychology & Atypical Behaviour [Tutor Marked Assignment E]

 

Unit 23 Definition & diagnosis of atypical behaviour

Unit 24 Treatments of atypical behaviour

Unit 25 Emotional disorders

 

Module 6 – Research Methods [Tutor Marked Assignment F]

 

Unit 26 Research methods

Unit 27 Research issues

Unit 28 Data Analysis

 

Glossary of terms

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


PSYCHOLOGY ADVANCED(ACCREDITED LEVEL 4)
 
PSYCHOLOGY ADVANCED(ACCREDITED LEVEL 4)
 
 
£390.00
 

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