Course DescriptionPsychology Diploma ONLINE This is the online version of the Psychology Diploma. If you are interested in the paper version of this course, please click here. If you have ever wondered why people do the things they do, then the Psychology Diploma is for you! Psychology is the study of mind and behaviour and so in this course you will discover how psychologists have come a long way in understanding human behaviour and the mental processes that underlie our actions. In this Psychology Diploma, you will discover: How scientists have studied the mind, brain and behaviour How our understanding of the world develops as we grow up How much we are influenced by other people How our thoughts and actions are related to brain activity How memory works, why we forget, and how to improve your memory How psychologists explain personality and intelligence How psychology can be applied in the real world The Psychology Diploma is divided into seven modules. In each module you are introduced to the main theories associated with that area of psychology. Modules 2-6 are each separated into a Part A and a Part B to aid understanding. Key features of the Psychology Diploma include: ‘Setting the scene’ boxes: These describe relevant, and sometimes surprising, case studies that illustrate points that are made in the main text. ‘From the archives’ boxes: These make reference to key research studies published in academic journals. These bring you into contact with the methods and procedures used by psychologists to test and develop their theories. ‘Have a go’ boxes: These encourage active learning, in which you are more involved and engaged in the learning process. Targeted suggestions for further reading. The Psychology Diploma has been written especially for NCC Learning by Dr Matthew Smith and Elizabeth Ottley. Matthew Smith is a former Associate Professor of Psychology at Liverpool Hope University with nearly 20 years’ experience of teaching and research in Psychology. His work in the media even included a stint as the resident psychologist/parapsychologist on the television show Most Haunted. Please that you will need to carry out additional research in order to receive the Diploma upon completion. This aspect has been included in order to improve the learners research skills. Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available when purchasing your Psychology Diploma, therefore registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you.
Previous Knowledge RequiredThe good news is that no prior learning knowledge or experience is essential to take this Psychology Diploma. This Psychology Diploma is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Psychology and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. You have the freedom to start the Psychology Diploma at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support. Please that you will need to carry out additional research in order to receive the Diploma upon completion. This aspect has been included in order to improve the learners research skills.
SupportYou will receive full personal tutor support by mail and email and along with our comprehensive Psychology Diploma course manual, assignments and study guide you will have everything you need to achieve your desired certificate. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your Psychology Diploma. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study Psychology Diploma course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
AssessmentThe NCFE Level 3 Psychology Diploma is assessed by completion of tutor marked assignments. At the end of each module in this Psychology Diploma you are required to complete short assignment questions. These assignments allow you to apply what you have learned in each module and to encourage you to think critically about the theories and the research you have read about.
Awarding OrganisationThis course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by NCC Resources Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to courses. At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. The training courses have been designed specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (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.