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Certificate Course in Principles of Psychology

Indian : Rs.3540
International : $59
INTRODUCTION

Psychology is the study of behaviour and mind, embracing all aspects of human experience. It is an academic discipline and an applied science which seeks to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.

  • Courses are vetted by experts, self-paced, flexible, with easy assessments, online certifications and take only six months to complete.
  • Learning from experts in their field, you will find your way to success without the hassle of rushing to classes or having to give up your working hours - better yourself without compromising your lifestyle.
  • All of the courses run on tablets, computers and mobile devices, meaning that you can learn at your own pace and whenever works for you
  • Life is a constant journey of education, but it can be tough to find time in your busy day to further yourself. Try an online education option that’ll allow you to continue your quest for knowledge from the comfort of your own home.
OBJECTIVE

The Certificate course on the Principles of Psychology helps you learn why psychology is a dynamic and ever-changing discipline and examine the practical applications of psychological research, learn the why’s and how’s of research methods and evaluate the conclusions drawn from them. The course covers a wide range of topics, including the function of neurons, the development of phobias, and the concept of stress, in historical context.

SUITABLE FOR
  • Parent
  • teachers
  • students
  • homemakers
  • managers
  • supervisors
  • support staff of psychologists and others

This is a very simplified yet detailed course for every age group.

CONTENT
  • Study the application of psychology to you in your life.
  • Study psychology and its biological foundations including the complex nervous systems and physical effects on the human body and particularly the electrical activities of the brain.
  • How stimuli in the environment affect sensation and perception.
  • Study and learn more about emotion and the powerful influence it has on human behaviour.
  • The concept of consciousness, hypnotism, daydreaming, the internal clock and concept of time and how drugs alter consciousness and psychological changes.
  • How does learning occur? Classical, Pavlovian, Operant conditioning and behaviour modification. How reinforcement and environment affects behaviour and learning.
  • Understanding how we remember and how we forget. Sensory, short and long term memory. Procedural, semantic, episodic and repressed memory and methods to improve memory.
  • Study the important concepts related to cognition (thinking), language, and intelligence.
  • How an individual’s behaviour can change our bodily responses such as the effects of stress, fear, addiction can have on the immune system including some coverage on HIV and weight disorder.
  • Study the normal psychological changes that occur throughout the different stages of pregnancy and childhood.
  • Understanding psychological changes that we experience and take place as we age and grow older.
  • Explore the ways in which males and females are similar and different, and how gender roles reflect social values and psychological knowledge.
  • Learn more about personality, how it develops, how it influences our behaviour and the major theories of personality development.
  • Understand how Psychological disorders create a maladaptive pattern of thoughts, feelings, and behaviours that lead to detriments in relationships and other life areas.
  • How treatment of psychological disorders has been influenced by historical, cultural and social forces.
  • Understanding individual behaviour in a social context.
CONTENT MODE

All completed online with Interactive questions and answers, supported with video

REQUIREMENTS

The courses are open to everyone, irrespective of previous educational or professional qualifications. We have a very broad range of student backgrounds on our courses. We certainly recommend that our students have basic schooling qualifications to help them understand the subject.

Typical profiles of our students are people in ancillary professions who do the courses for their CPD (Continuing professional development) requirements. Our students include professionals such as Psychologists, Managers, Teachers, Nurses, Doctors, Probation officers, Prison wardens and Therapists.

WHAT AM I ABLE TO GET OUT OF THIS COURSE

The Certificate course on Principles of Psychology helps you learn why psychology is a dynamic and ever-changing discipline and examine the practical applications of psychological research, learn the why’s and how’s of research methods and evaluate the conclusions drawn from them. The course covers a wide range of topics, including the function of neurons, the development of phobias, and the concept of stress, in historical context.

ADDITONAL SUPPORT

In some instances further assistance may be required. We provide complete assistance using our world class Help Desk system.We will endeavour to reply to your query within 48 hours.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time it takes to register for the course?

It take 48 hours to register. We try our best to register students ASAP. However, since we need to verify the payments and the student credentials from various countries, the verification process takes a bit of time.

Can the course be started immediately or on a particular date?

The course can be started immediately i.e. as soon as the learner receive the log-in details. Please check your registered email with us, at times our emails can go to the SPAM folder. In case you do not hear even after 72 hours of registering, please drop an email at admissions@rapidskillz.com.

Do the provider of the course i.e. Psychology World Accredited?

Psychology World® is an Open & Distance Learning Quality Council, UK accredited provider. ODLQC are the UK guardian of quality in open and distance learning and a member of the European Association of Distance Learning. The accreditation ensures that Psychology World® courses are amongst the best in the world.

What kind of background do a student need to do the course. Is it a certain level of education?

The courses are open to everyone, irrespective of previous educational or professional qualifications. There is a very broad range of student backgrounds on the courses. However it is certainly recommended that the students should have basic schooling qualifications to help them understand the subject.

Typical profiles of our students are people in ancillary professions who do the courses for their CPD (Continuing) professional development) requirements. Our students include professionals such as Psychologists, Managers, Teachers, Nurses, Doctors, Probation officers, Prison wardens and Therapists.

The larger proportion of our students are young students who have a strong interest in the field of Psychology and would like to pursue this career path but don't want to take on the responsibility of a full degree until they are really sure the profession is for them. Quite a few of our students are Mothers / Housewives, Fathers, School leavers, People in recovery or family members affected by a loved one's addiction or other mental health issues.

At the finish of the course, what will the certificate qualify the student to do, Can he be called as a psychologist?

No, the course is NOT designed to bring students to practitioner level. People who wish to become a Professional Psychologist, Psychotherapist or Counsellor will need at least an undergraduate degree and in some parts of the world will need a Masters Degree or a Doctorate. Many of our students have started out their careers with our Diploma and are now working as fully qualified professionals in a wide range of fields within the psychology and management sector.

Who can the student contact if/she needs support or guidance with the studies?

If the student need support with any aspect of the course please drop an email at admissions@rapidskillz.com. We will endeavour to reply to the query within 72 hours.

Are there any assignments that the student need to submit?

No, our pedagogy is different from other online education providers. There are no assignments to be submitted.

Is there an examination, before the student get a certificate?

Yes, there is a timed exam at the end of the course. The student  need to score 50% or more to be awarded the Certificate.

In Case if the student fails in exam, Can he/she retake the exam?

Our system allows the student up to 3 attempts to pass the exam. If he/ she is still not able to pass it, please contact us as there is fee to allow more attempts.

Can the student complete the course before the stipulated time? or If he/she get delayed, Can an extension be provided?

All the courses of Psychology world are designed to be easily completed with-in 6 months from the day the student register. Yes, one can complete the courses earlier, there is no restriction. After 6 months, the studentwill not be able to access the course. If the student wish to extend the duration, there is a fee per month. Please email us at admissions@rapidskillz.com for details.

How do the student get the certificate? Is he/she required to wait for the certificate?

Once the student take the exam at the end of the course, he/she is required to score 50% or more to obtain the Certificate. You will see an option to print your certificate on your screen OR save it as a PDF. The certificate is also automatically emailed to your registered email ID by the course provider. There is no waiting period.

How much time do the student need to study each week?

On average we recommend one to two hours of study per week depending up on learner's understanding of the subject.

Is the fee inclusive of everything? Do a student need to pay any extra money?

The fee is inclusive of everything, there is no extra money that you need to pay for anything else. We have designed the courses in such a way that you should not need extensions. Even our examinations allow you three attempts for no extra fee. However, if you fail to complete the course in 6 months or if you fail in all 3 attempts at the examination, you can apply to re-sit the examination. Extensions are granted on a monthly basis at pro-rata fees from the end of your course. Students who need extensions or to re-sit examinations will have to pay a fee of 1000 INR.

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Psychology World®

Psychology World® is an ODLQC Accredited online psychology training college dedicated to the science of mind and offers fantastic learning opportunities to students worldwide offering beginner level online certificate courses in psychology & applied psychology.
With all of their courses taught by qualified and working professionals in the field, their mission is clear and simple - to educate the next generation of Psychologists and Psychological Therapists. Dedicated to the principal that everyone should have the opportunity and encouragement to develop to your full potential, they'll work with you to ensure that you gain the in-demand education, real world skills and experience that'll lead you to success in this challenging but rewarding field.
Open & Distance Learning Quality Council are the UK guardian of quality in open and distance learning and a member of the European Association of Distance Learning.

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