This course in psychology provides a fascinating insight into the science of the mind. The course covers and introduction to psychology, emotion and how to identify stress, perception, memory and remembering, learning, parent-child interactions, gender, sexuality, social perception and prejudice.
Your Tutor will support you throughout the duration of the course. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that support is available for your course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.
By choosing to study this course with CMIT, Students have 24x7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.
Topics Covered in this Course
Unit 1: Introduction,
What is Psychology?
Different Approaches to Psychology,
Research in Psychology.
Unit 2: Emotion,
Signs of Emotion,
Theories of Emotion,
Stress and Anxiety.
Unit 3: Perception and Memory
Why Do We Remember?
Remembering and Forgetting,
Reliability of Memory.
Unit 4: Learning,
Classical and Operant Conditioning,
Applications of Classical and Operant Conditioning,
Other Kinds of Learning.
Unit 5: The Development of Social Behaviour,
Attachment and Separation,
Unit 6: Social Perception and Influence,
Impressions of People,
Prejudice and Discrimination,
Social Pressure on the Individual,
Group Norms and Conformity,
Conformity to Roles and Obedience.
Who should complete this course?
People in business who are responsible for managing people.
People in marketing or communications careers who wish to gain a greater understanding of the human psyche.
People considering a career in counselling, people management, teaching, or communications.
People who wish to gain an accredited qualification in Psychology and wish to study at their own pace, and in their own time.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
This course is assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments. There is no exam with this course.
At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a level 3 NCFE Award certificate in Psychology. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 3 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.