Are you interested in how we think and why we behave the way we do? Then this course will give you all the knowledge you need about psychology, from home!
This course will allow you to:
Understand how to develop an ePortfolio for Psychology Studies
Learn about the different perspectives
Discover what the humanist approach is and understand how to see human behaviour through the eyes of the person doing the behaviour
Look at methodology, including quantitative and qualitative data
Explore the different roles within psychology
Understand the different systems of the human body
Investigate psychopathy and look closely at schizophrenia
Explain why people behave the way they do
Understand aggression and why people are aggressive
Explore the specialist psychology applications such as counselling
The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. This course will give you the skills you need to begin working in the psychology industry, or for further study at degree level.
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.
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Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in Psychology Studies
Types of ICT skills
Tools and strategies
4 Principles of self-assessment
Unit 2: Putting Psychology into Perspective
Unit 3: Humanist psychology
Theories and concepts
Applications and contexts
Approaches in psychology
Unit 4: Research methods and techniques in psychology
Unit 5: Roles within psychology
Attachment based psychotherapy
Cognitive analytical therapy (CAT)
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Humanistic integrative psychotherapy
Unit 6: Anatomy and physiology for psychology
Central nervous system
Aforementioned body system
Unit 7: Introduction to psychopathology
Manic depressive psychosis/ bipolar disorder
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)
International Classification of Diseases (ICD)
Unit 8: Organisational psychology
Unit 9: Cognition and development
Unit 10: Aggression, aggressive behaviour and underpinning abnormal psychology
Unit 11: More factors affecting behaviour
Development and inheritance
Gender schema and gender roles
Eating behaviour and self-perception
Biological and psychological models
Unit 12: The psychology of addictive behaviour
Social and politically issues
Drug and alcohol
Psychological and psychological overview
Unit 13: Anomalistic behaviour
Psychological and physical factors
Extra sensory perception
Unit 14: Specialist psychology applications: Neurolinguistic programming
Human potential movement
Unit 15: Specialist psychology applications: Coaching
Interaction with others
Reflection on our experiences
Unit 16: Specialist psychology applications: Counselling
Psychology and psychiatry
You are required to create an ePortfolio. After each unit you will have to send your work by email to your tutor. You will also have to take part in self-assessment activities, do your own independent research and conduct your own reflective journal.
This course will take you 2 years to complete. The approximate learning time for each unit is 60 hours.
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.
Successful students will achieve a CIE Level 5 Diploma in Psychology Studies.
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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 studying this course (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
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 Psychology Studies.