Advanced Psychology (Level 4 Award)

eDistant Learning
Ref: EDSH - HSCP10
Course Type: Home Study
Study Hours: 100 Hours/Flexible
Tel: 0800 009 6081

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain an Advanced Psychology award. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Advanced Psychology is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 4 Advanced Psychology Course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Are you fascinated by people? Curious about human nature? Then this is the course for you. It covers everything from social and cognitive psychology to child development, research methods and a-typical behaviour. This course is ideal for anyone considering further study in psychology or who has an interest in the field. Having insight into human behaviour is an invaluable skill useful in almost all areas of life and business.

The aims of the course are to enhance students' knowledge of psychology theory and to develop a broad understanding of theories applied to practical aspects of social and cognitive psychology, child development and adaptive behaviour. The course also teaches research methods and interpretation of research data.

The NCFE Advanced Psychology course is divided into six
comprehensive modules:

Module 1 - Perspectives on Psychology
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Unit 1 What is psychology?
Unit 2 The biological approach
Unit 3 Behaviourist & cognitive approaches
Unit 4 Person-centred approaches
Unit 5 Methods and debate in psychology

Module 2 - Social Psychology
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Unit 6 Attitudes
Unit 7 Social influence
Unit 8 Obedience
Unit 9 Social cognition
Unit 10 Applied social psychology

Module 3 - Cognitive Psychology
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Unit 11 Perception
Unit 12 Attention
Unit 13 Remembering
Unit 14 Forgetting
Unit 15 Language
Unit 16 Thinking
Unit 17 Problem solving & artificial intelligence

Module 4 - Child Development
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Unit 18 Issues in child development
Unit 19 Cognitive development
Unit 20 Development of language & communication
Unit 21 Social perception
Unit 22 Moral development

Module 5 - Psychology & Atypical Behaviour
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Unit 23 Definition & diagnosis of atypical behaviour
Unit 24 Treatments of atypical behaviour
Unit 25 Emotional disorders

Module 6 -
Research Methods
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Unit 26 Research methods
Unit 27 Research issues Unit 28 Data Analysis

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