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Psychology

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Overview

About the Level 3 Psychology Certificate

Psychology is the study of the human mind. Psychologists spend their careers figuring out how our minds work and explaining different aspects of human behaviour. If you have ever wondered what causes depression, anxiety or aggression, and wondered why some people are prone to these feelings whilst others aren’t, an online psychology course could be the right choice for you.

When you study psychology online with learndirect, you develop a foundation knowledge of one of the most interesting academic disciplines there is. Altogether there are 23 modules to work through. These stimulating units cover everything from anxiety to gender identity and we guarantee that if you enrol, you’ll be thinking like Sigmund Freud in no time at all.

Who should study this course?

This course is a great option for people who want to gain a foundation knowledge of psychology. Whether you intend to work your way towards a psychology degree, or simply nurture your own personal interests, this distance learning course will help you achieve your goals.

As with all of our home study courses, you do not need any prior qualifications or experience in order to apply. All we as is that you have a genuine interest in psychology, access to a computer, and the drive and dedication to thrive in a home learning environment.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this course you will have a foundation knowledge in the field of psychology. This will come in useful in many areas of your life and will be a great basis for further study. If you do want to become a psychologist, you should consider studying our Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) after this course and applying for university.

Alternatively you may have enrolled on this psychology distance learning course to develop your current career or to help you find a job straight away. Psychology can come in useful in many jobs besides the role of a psychologist. These include but are not limited to:

  • Counsellor
  • Life coach
  • Psychotherapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

  • What is psychology?
  • Different approaches to psychology
  • Signs of emotion
  • Theories of emotion
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Sensation and perception
  • Why do we remember?
  • Classical and operant conditioning
  • Parent-child interaction
  • Attachment and separation
  • Sexual development and gender identity
  • Impressions of people
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Social pressure on the individual
  • Group norms and conformity
  • Conformity to roles and obedience
  • For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

 

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 1 Psychology Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

About the Level 3 Psychology Certificate

Psychology is the study of the human mind. Psychologists spend their careers figuring out how our minds work and explaining different aspects of human behaviour. If you have ever wondered what causes depression, anxiety or aggression, and wondered why some people are prone to these feelings whilst others aren’t, an online psychology course could be the right choice for you.

When you study psychology online with learndirect, you develop a foundation knowledge of one of the most interesting academic disciplines there is. Altogether there are 23 modules to work through. These stimulating units cover everything from anxiety to gender identity and we guarantee that if you enrol, you’ll be thinking like Sigmund Freud in no time at all.

Who should study this course?

This course is a great option for people who want to gain a foundation knowledge of psychology. Whether you intend to work your way towards a psychology degree, or simply nurture your own personal interests, this distance learning course will help you achieve your goals.

As with all of our home study courses, you do not need any prior qualifications or experience in order to apply. All we as is that you have a genuine interest in psychology, access to a computer, and the drive and dedication to thrive in a home learning environment.

What happens after the course?

By the end of this course you will have a foundation knowledge in the field of psychology. This will come in useful in many areas of your life and will be a great basis for further study. If you do want to become a psychologist, you should consider studying our Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) after this course and applying for university.

Alternatively you may have enrolled on this psychology distance learning course to develop your current career or to help you find a job straight away. Psychology can come in useful in many jobs besides the role of a psychologist. These include but are not limited to:

  • Counsellor
  • Life coach
  • Psychotherapist

For more information about this course, give us a call on this number: 01202 006 464

Modules

  • What is psychology?
  • Different approaches to psychology
  • Signs of emotion
  • Theories of emotion
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Sensation and perception
  • Why do we remember?
  • Classical and operant conditioning
  • Parent-child interaction
  • Attachment and separation
  • Sexual development and gender identity
  • Impressions of people
  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Social pressure on the individual
  • Group norms and conformity
  • Conformity to roles and obedience
  • For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).

 

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 1 Psychology Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Hear from our past Students

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