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CIE Level 5 Diploma in Animal Psychology

Course Code: OLL310

Course Overview

Are you interested in animals? Do you find their behaviours interesting? This course will you learn just that, from home. Studying couldn’t be easier!

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand how to use information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Animal Psychology
  • Study behavioural experiments and understand the link between animal and human behaviour
  • Discover the different approaches that are used in animal psychology
  • Know the wider range of mythology techniques including qualitative and quantitative data
  • Understand the biology of animals
  • Explore animal behaviour with the help of learning theories
  • Explain the psychology of canine and feline behaviour

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. 

You will receive all of the course material through an online eLearning portal, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 50,000 students that have already done so.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Animal Psychology
    • Setting up an ePortfolio
    • Independent research
    • Communicating ideas
    • Communicating ideas
    • Reflective writing
    • Pro-active implementation of skills
    Unit 2: Putting Psychology into Perspective
    • Behavioural experiments
    • Key theories
    • Psychology specialisms
    • Link between animal and human behaviour
    • Models
    • Traditional
    • Current theories
    Unit 3: Approaches and constructs
    • Psychological approaches
    • Interaction with humans
    • Biological approach
    • Evolutionary approach
    • Scientific research
    • Therapeutic interventions
    Unit 4: Research methods and techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Theoretical models
    • Practical applications
    • Study design
    • Quantitative research
    • Quantitative research
    Unit 5: Classification and taxonomy
    • Classification system
    • Sub-categorization of domains
    • External resources relating to classification
    • Comparisons between species
    Unit 6: The biology of mammals
    • Cell structure and function
    • Mammalian cellular replication processes
    • Gene expression in mammals
    • Sexual and asexual reproduction
    Unit 7: Genetic principles of mammals
    • Pedigree diagram
    • Evaluate evidence related to genetic inheritance
    • Factors contributing to genetic inheritance
    Unit 8: Comparative mechanics of behaviour in animals
    • Principles of perception
    • Rhythmic clocks
    • Hormone action
    • Trends in physiological mechanics
  • Unit 9: Behaviour and learning theories
    • Comparative habituation
    • Conditioning
    • Evaluation
    • Cultural transmission
    Unit 10: Motivation and socialisation in animals
    • Animal motivation
    • Animal socialisation
    • Role of homeostasis
    • Cognitive ecology
    Unit 11: The psychology of animal emotion
    • Social morality
    • Nature of animal emotion
    • Human intrusion
    • Psychology principles
    Unit 12: The psychology of equine behaviour
    • Evolution of wild horses to domesticity
    • Equine conditioning and learning processes
    • Equine behaviour and training
    • Behaviour modification in horses
    Unit 13: The psychology of feline behaviour
    • Evolution of feral cats to domesticity
    • Conditioning and learning processes
    • Socialization processes in cats
    • Phobia and anxiety states
    Unit 14: The psychology of canine behaviour
    • Evolution of wolves to domestic canines
    • Conditioning and learning processes
    • Socialization processes in dogs
    • Abnormal behaviour states in dogs
    Unit 15: Comparative psychology
    • The principles of comparative psychology
    • Ethological principles
    • Attachment
    • Theories
    • Current ethological and models
    Unit 16: Instinct, communication and adaptation
    • Common instinctive behaviour
    • Common adaptive behaviour
    • Common communication principles
    • Current research

Other Information

  • Assessment

    You are required to create an ePortfolio. After each unit you will have to send your work by email to your tutor. This means you will have 16 tutor marked assessments. You will also have to take part in self-assessment activities, do your own independent research and conduct your own reflective journal.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 2 years to complete. The approximate learning time for each unit is 60 hours.

  • Study Method

    This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received online. You will also get tutor support by email.

    Course Outcomes

    Successful students will achieve a CIE Level 5 Diploma in Animal Psychology.

    This course is awarded by CIE. CIE (Centre for Interactive Education) is an innovative awarding organisation in the UK. Their courses are known to allow learners to study in an interactive and effective way, in a time-efficient manner without compromising the quality of learning.

    This course is thoroughly checked to ensure the best practice of quality assurance.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

All students must be 17 years of age and above. Students should have completed a Level 3 Diploma or an A level standard course (or equivalent) before enrolling on this Level 5 qualification.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have 2 years to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Online learning platform
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Accreditation
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work by email to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your CIE Level 5 Diploma in Animal Psychology.

What do i do if i still have questions?

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