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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: 66,258
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 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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  • Anadelia De La Cruz Netherlands estoy muy contenta de que ustedes tengan a la disposicion este curso de diplomado en psicologia ,y se que va hacer de mucha bendiciones para aquellas personas que estan motivado a entrar a este curso ,doy gracia a DIOS por ustedes por ser canales de crecimiento y desarrollo para otras personas 2015-01-24 21:01:35
  • Shanique Campbell Jamaica This course is really a great one.....you get so much interesting information. Thank you Alison 2015-01-20 21:01:37
  • Ibrahim Fofanah Sierra Leone It's really fascination to have a diploma in psychology online. I believe am going to increse my knowledge in psychological disciplines and it will be beneficial to me in that I'll now know about ethics and behaviourial issues. Thanks 2015-01-11 14:01:57
  • Nelson Torh United States of America Good and challenging. 2015-01-10 16:01:42
  • Nasteha Mohamed Kenya As a psychologist you will gain knowledge on how to handle stress people or people with psychological stress and other psychological issues when doing handling activities in the field concerning psychology . 2015-01-09 06:01:14
  • Emma Searby United Kingdom Just the course I've been looking to do. 2015-01-06 20:01:03
  • Penny Bunch United States of America I am half way through module 1, and have already learned so much! 2015-01-01 06:01:12
  • micheal akpan Nigeria I love psychology because i want to help my country government to detect unlawful act of the criminal in our society here in Nigeria my country although i have already gotten diploma in criminology and security studies! 2014-12-30 11:12:41
  • micheal akpan Nigeria my opinion about diploma in psychology course is to enhance soundness and think fast , To enable me teach people on how to detect a person with a nonchalant behaviour in a society and as well help the government to solve some of the crime in our areas ! 2014-12-30 11:12:23
  • Najmul Hasan Pakistan I have been through two different topics, found it very effective way of learning. But I would like to receive some certificates through a proper evaluation of my learning. 2014-12-30 05:12:07
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