Psychology course

Psychology Course - CMIT eLearning course with Tutor Support

Course Details

This Psychology course 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 Psychology course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 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.

Who should complete this Psychology 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
  • None.
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How CMIT eLearning Works…

Topics covered in this Psychology 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

  • Sensation
  • Perception
  • 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

  • Parent-Child Interaction,
  • Attachment and Separation
  • Sexual Development
  • Gender Identity.

Unit 6: Social Perception and Influence

  • Impressions of People
  • Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Reducing Prejudice
  • Social Pressure on the Individual
  • Group Norms and Conformity
  • Conformity to Roles and Obedience.
  • 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 certificate of achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details all of the units you have completed as part of your course). The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing Ltd has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.  The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing Ltd to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
  • An ABC Awards Level 3 is roughly equivalent to a Level 5 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications, but is not an award on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications.
  • Please note that there is a Eur60 fee payable for administration, moderation and certification.
  • Click here for Accreditation Details
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by Student July 2017 on Jul 3 2017 15:27

I enjoyed completing the course, The manual was laid out neatly and was divided into manageable amounts. Any queries that I had were dealt with swiftly by the CMIT staff.

by Student April 2017 on Apr 25 2017 12:17

The course is interesting and I am enjoying learning the material. The course manual gives good detail overall, my tutor is friendly and helpful and I would return to CMIT in the future to study another course.

by Student November 2016 on Dec 9 2016 15:38

The course is interesting.

by Student November 2016 on Dec 9 2016 09:54

I loved it! It's hard for a course to be interesting and knowledgeable at the same time, especially if it's an online course, but this was did both and more! This certification course was great, and I feel more than happy and satisfied from what I got to learn from it.

by Student October 2016 on Oct 26 2016 10:27

I have done another course with CMIT and I enjoyed it. I really enjoyed this course. I have an interest in Psychology. I am going to do Workplace Psychology next.

by Student May 2016 on May 23 2016 14:39

It allowed to manage my full time job with studying, Everything was perfect.

by Student May 2016 on May 5 2016 09:23

I am very happy with this course and I am thinking to take another course.

by Student March 2016 on Mar 24 2016 16:33

The course was easily accessible, well presented and addressed issues of interest to me.

by Student March 2016 on Mar 24 2016 15:38

Excellent course. Excellent Tutor. She responded promptly and gave very helpful direction throughout the course. I am very grateful for her assistance.

by Student March 2016 on Mar 15 2016 14:43

I am self-employed and completing the course online meant I could do it whenever it suited me instead of having to attend classes.

by Student January 2016 on Jan 27 2016 14:49

It is an amazing and interesting way to learn. This course is very interesting and easy to understand.

by Student October 2015 on Oct 13 2015 16:36

Not too difficult and quite an interesting course for beginners.
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