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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: 74,404
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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  • Nathan Clark Ireland Very informative. 2015-03-30 20:03:47
  • George Cristian Constantin Romania It was a pleasure to learn psychology from this course. It is short, concise, and presenting everything in a good manner. For the people who learn with interest and enjoyment this is easy to assimilate. God bless. 2015-03-23 08:03:42
  • Thomas Wise United States of America The Diploma Psychology Classes have established a better idea of what human beings and w animans species are closely related to the survival strategies in their environments 2015-03-14 00:03:39
  • Thomas Wise United States of America I greatly appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the human development in life 2015-03-14 00:03:48
  • Thomas Wise United States of America The general aspect of the psychology classes are amazing and the information was very valuable and I learned a great deal of information about the human mind and body. 2015-03-14 00:03:26
  • Seba Kalengwe Kenya The way this course has been organized depicts ingeniousness. For sure, learners like me are amazed and happy. 2015-03-13 19:03:26
  • Joel Kipkemoi Kenya I love this course. Hope I ll enjoy it, I also hope that it will take me far. 2015-03-13 15:03:23
  • Augustine Mudarikwa Zimbabwe This has been an eye opener for me i would encourage everyone who is interested in knowing how a person functions to study Psychology with Alison. 2015-03-10 20:03:05
  • Thomas Wise United States of America The Psychology Diploma Program is very edicational and interesting. I'm very pleased to have enrolled and received the valuable information about psychology. 2015-03-08 19:03:19
  • stany francis Saint Lucia It was a very new and interesting experience for me. I am really greatful for this. Thank you Alison! 2015-03-03 17:03:33
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Free, Online Diploma in Psychology Course.