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Advanced Psychology Level 4

Open Study College
Course summary
349 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Unit 1: Social Influence and Conformity

  • Internalisation
  • Identification
  • Compliance
  • Informational social influence
  • Normative social influence
  • Conformity to social roles
  • Explanations for obedience
  • Resistance to social influence and minority influence
  • Role of social influence in social change

Unit 2: Psychopathology

  • Abnormality
  • Deviation from social norms
  • Behavioural, emotional and cognitive characteristics of phobias, depression and obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Cognitive approach to explaining and treating depression
  • Biological approach to explaining and treating OCD

Unit 3: The Psychology of Stress

  • Physiology of stress
  • Role of stress in illness
  • Sources of stress
  • Measuring stress
  • Individual differences in stress
  • Individual differences in personality types A, B and C
  • Individual differences in associated behaviours
  • Managing and coping with stress

Unit 4: Debates in Psychology

  • Gender and culture in psychology
  • Free will and determinism
  • The nature-nurture debate
  • Holism and reductionism

Unit 5: Approached in Psychology

  • Behaviourist approach
  • Social learning theory
  • The cognitive approach
  • The emergence of cognitive neuroscience
  • The biological approach

Unit 6: Forensic Psychology

  • Problems in defining crime
  • Ways of measuring crime
  • Offering profiling
  • Biological and psychological explanation of offending behaviour and how offending behaviour is managed

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 349.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 67.35 with a deposit of GBP
44.90 totalling 449

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