Psychology

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Distance

£ 529 VAT exempt

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Suitable for: Introductory

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Course programme

Psychology- NCFE Level 3 Award
Supported Home Study
Course Summary

Reach Your Potential in Psychology
Read on if you have a strong desire to improve people's lives - and your own!

Professional psychologists working in this field help clients identify their concerns, consider effective solutions and find reliable resources to help them. Psychologists enjoy a wide number of career choices, for example: in hospitals and psychiatric facilities; in mental health and community centres; providing counselling services on marriage, family and adoption matters; or helping people through personal or community emergencies.

Once you have your Psychology Diploma you will have the potential to achieve a satisfying and rewarding career with good earning potential, and as you gain experience and build up your skills you will be able to take advantage of the opportunities a career in psychology offers.

Get started today, and you can earn your Psychology diploma in as little as six months, or take up to two years, if you prefer - the choice is yours

Success in Society: Studies in Human Relations


The foundations of human behaviour and socialisation
• Social issues in general
• Social issues in the workplace
• Attitudes that promote human relations success
• Stress and frustration
• Common errors in workplace social interactions

Social Beliefs, Judgments, Behaviours and Attitudes:


• Social psychology and human values
• Self-concept and perceived self-control
• Self-serving bias and self-presentation
• The power of positive thinking
• Explaining others through interpretation and memories
• Self-fulfilling beliefs and judging others
• Attitudinal behaviours
• Impression management, cognitive dissonance and self-perception

Social Influences: Genetics, Culture, Conformity, Persuasion:


• Human nature, gender and cultural diversity
• Conformity and group pressure
• Resisting social pressures
• The elements of persuasion
• Cult indoctrination
• Resisting persuasion through attitude inoculation
• Social facilitation in a group
• Group polarisation and group think
• Minority influences in a group

Social Relations and Applied Social Psychology:


• The nature and the power of prejudice
• The sources of prejudice
• Theories of aggression
• Influences on aggression
• Friendship, love and relationships
• Wealth, well-being, generosity and altruism
• Conflict and peacemaking
• Social psychology in the clinic
• Social psychology in court

Becoming a Helper:


• Getting the most from your training
• Common concerns of beginning helpers
• Ethical issues, values and the helping relationship
• Cultural diversity in the community
• Working with groups and working with families
• Stress, burnout and the challenge of retaining vitality

This programme is specifically designed to serve as an introduction or enhancement of the theoretical knowledge required for the vocational application of this subject. It is intended to help individuals in the furtherance of their vocational training, and is not intended as a substitute for licensing or certification requirements, which may include an apprenticeship or additional training.

Additional information

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Psychology

£ 529 VAT exempt