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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: 70,620
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.

Certification

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 Rating (By Learners)
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
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio None
Audio Only None
Animation Medium
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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  • Ryan Shuman South Africa So far I very much like the simple to follow and learner friendly course structure. 2015-02-27 12:02:28
  • Hannah Dewan United States of America I think it is great to obtain one's diploma this way. I wanted to go back to school but found it difficult financially to do so. I will certainly spread the word of how great this course is. Thanks! 2015-02-23 02:02:43
  • Hannah Dewan United States of America I am so excited to be learning what I procrastinated learning for many years. Thanks for this course. I am immensely enjoying the reading and the quizzes. 2015-02-23 01:02:09
  • Marla McDermott United States of America Very informative 2015-02-20 16:02:02
  • Cody Sipe United States of America Informative and well laid out. 2015-02-17 03:02:20
  • Kali Macarthur United States of America I think this course is an excellent course because it has talked about lots of things that I remember back when I was doing a course in psychology for education portal. I Like studying Psychology because I would to learn more about the high school age kids. I would like to get in more details of Adolescent studies. Thank you so much for this course 2015-02-12 19:02:23
  • Pearl Jones United States of America Very Helpful 2015-02-10 20:02:11
  • Robert Collins United Kingdom A very comprehensive course. I found it both educational and detailed. Lots of interesting visual learning exercises. Highly recommended. thank you. 2015-02-10 13:02:47
  • Derrick Ansah Quansah Cote D'Ivoire i love Psychology.... So passionate about this course of study 2015-02-09 21:02:15
  • Anisa Maili Albania The best :) 2015-02-04 20:02:17
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