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Diploma in Psychology


Diploma in Psychology

Diploma in Psychology

Increase your understanding of psychology theories, ethical issues and much more


Students: 61,816
Course Description

ALISON's free online Diploma in Psychology is an engaging course, and is packed with features to help students understand and evaluate classic and contemporary psychology. It is ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of psychology, and will be of great benefit to students in their career progression.

Topics covered include classical conditioning, learning theory, the biological basis of behaviour, visual perceptions, memory, and cognition.

The Research Methodology section allows students to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by psychologists.

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To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this psychology course you will have an understanding of classical conditioning terms, ethical issues and much more. It will teach you operant conditioning such as practice, punishment and learning aspects.
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You will have a good knowledge of psychology of attention such as visual perception, visual illusions, memory, sensory and different theories. This course will help you understand the research methods in psychology, including aspects such as ethical considerations, professional conduct, negative correlation, scatter diagram, strength of correlation when measuring a relationship between variables, placebo effect, random and stratified sampling. This course will be extremely beneficial to you when learning how to write references from journals, books, the internet and CD-ROMS.
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Module Title
Classical conditioning
Operant conditioning
Learning theory
States of consciousness
The biological basis for behaviour
Stress
Visual perception
Visual Illusions
Enhancing retrieval and memory
Memory
Memory revision crossword
Sensory, short term and long term memory
Theories on forgetting
Research methods in Psychology
Empirical research
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Course Title Diploma in Psychology
Course # 261
Course Publisher XSIQ
Course Category 25
Content Origin
Course Description  ALISON's free online Diploma in Psychology is an engaging course, and is packed with features to help students understand and evaluate classic and contemporary psychology. It is ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of psychology, and will be of great benefit to students in their career progression.

Topics covered include classical conditioning, learning theory, the biological basis of behaviour, visual perceptions, memory, and cognition.

The Research Methodology section allows students to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by psychologists.
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Release Date 15 August 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
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Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Third Level
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download No
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Dewald Walters South Africa I enjoyed the studies and it also help me with my degree preparations. 2014-12-17 03:12:20
  • Luis Antonio Salazar Ecuador Very good course 2014-12-08 01:12:58
  • Mary Majola Zimbabwe module one has given me a lot of insight, knowledge and understanding especially the BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BEHAVIOR. I now understand the difference between fast and slow learners through the functions of the 4 lobes and the differences in choices of different careers, i never understood why someone would choose Art as a subject and career. thank you ALISON. 2014-12-05 13:12:31
  • Gérard Savigné France Psychology is the scientific study of how we think, feel and behave. In this lesson, you'll get an overview of the five main approaches that have guided modern psychological research. 2014-12-02 14:12:44
  • Francisxavier Okwoche Nigeria Psychology helps us understand human behaviour mentally,a thing I always wanted. Thank you ALISON for giving me a shot at it. 2014-12-02 13:12:16
  • Francisxavier Okwoche Nigeria The outline is one of a kind and I really can't wait to proceed learning. 2014-12-02 13:12:19
  • Samir Faridi Morocco أكملت الدورة أريد شهادة 2014-11-30 19:11:28
  • Mukesh Setia India To understand inter or intra personal relationship, one has to understand the thinking process and behaviour so this diploma is striving a person to go in depth . Thanks. 2014-11-27 05:11:21
  • Emilia Otang Cameroon I will like to thank Alison for the wonderful creativity for this free access to the different courses online which gives each and everyone interesting out there the opportunity to learn freely and easy. The topic is broad and demanding but very potential as it speaks more of child's psychology which is the base of teaching and learning processes to the child in the home, school and the society. , 2014-11-09 21:11:34
  • David Cheston lamptey Ghana my opinion about these course , l think it a great and marvelous Diploma course, it helps us to further our thought and to prove the psychological knowledge to the nations, it also influences others people to see how great psychology work and how importance it is. l testify that it a great course and it has a lot, l encourage any one of us to further them selves in psychology too because it great and wonderful. 2014-10-31 22:10:20
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