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Psychology courses often lead to a degree, diploma or certification and can be studied online or at academic institutions throughout the world. Those who pursue these courses often work as social workers, counselors, psychologists, or mediators, but today many people in other industries are pursuing psychology courses such as law enforcement personnel, healthcare workers, and business professionals.

Psychology courses cover basic topics such as history, human development, and social influences but can also provide specialized knowledge in specific areas, including dream interpretation, addictions, child development, diagnosis, personality, disorders, and much more. These courses provide the insight, hands-on application, and knowledge needed to increase understanding. People who have taken psychology courses are able to provide valuable insight, thus creating more competent and successful individuals.

If you are searching for psychology courses, take a look through the programs below to find the courses that fit your needs!

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Course in Multicultural pedagogics

Kulturstudier
Campus Full time 1 semester August 2017 Nicaragua Leon

On the pacific coast of Nicaragua, we offer a unique academic semester programme in multicultural pedagogics divided into the two courses Positive Psychology and Learning and Multicultural Pedagogy. The programme is offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León, which is Nicaragua’s second largest public university. [+]

Best Course Studies in Psychology 2017. Course in Multicultural pedagogics Study location: León, Nicaragua On the pacific coast of Nicaragua, we offer a unique academic semester programme in multicultural pedagogics divided into the two courses Positive Psychology and Learning and Multicultural Pedagogy. The programme is offered in collaboration with Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Nicaragua, León, which is Nicaragua’s second largest public university. A combination of two courses: 1. Positive Psychology and Learning Through the course of positive psychology and learning, the student will get an understanding of how the field of psychology can be used as a guidance towards the better life. Further, the course draws on new research in the field of positive psychology and combines this with practical exercises which you can test in your own life as a teacher, pedagogue or leader 2. Multicultural Pedagogy Multicultural pedagogy provides the students with the necessary skills and experience to work and teach in a multicultural context. During the stay in Nicaragua, the students will also work as a trainee in schools, kindergartens or other social projects. Trainee period The trainee period in Nicaraguan kindergartens, schools and social projects will establish the basis for further reflections and understanding of multicultural work. Combinations We encourage you to combine the two courses of pedagogy with the course in Latin-American studies. However, it is also possible to combine the pedagogy programme with Spanish studies. All the combinations above give the equivalent of 30 ECTS. Combine the pedagogy programme with Latin-American studies. Combine the... [-]

Graduate Foundation Studies in Psychology - Professional Development

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

Graduate Foundation Studies in Psychology is a conversion course for graduates who wish to join the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Psychological Studies but who do not have sufficient background in the subject (60 previous credits in psychology) to be accepted directly onto the PgDip. The programme is flexible and not all students will need to take the full course, depending on their previous academic studies.... [+]

Graduate Foundation Studies in Psychology - Professional Development Graduate Foundation Studies in Psychology is a conversion course for graduates who wish to join the Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Psychological Studies but who do not have sufficient background in the subject (60 previous credits in psychology) to be accepted directly onto the PgDip. The programme is flexible and not all students will need to take the full course, depending on their previous academic studies. By studying on this course, you will learn some of the core principles of psychology and also methods of research in the subject, which will provide you with the foundation for further study. Successful completion of the course confers 60 credits in psychology and ensures automatic eligibility for the PgDip in Psychological Studies if you achieve an average mark of at least 50% over the three modules. About the course The Department of Psychology is very well established and the undergraduate degree is one of the oldest psychology degrees in the country. A large proportion of your study will be with full and part-time undergraduate BSc (Hons) Psychology students. In addition, you may have the opportunity to join with other students on the foundation course by facilitating study groups for mutual support and exchange of information. As you will have already completed study at degree level it is assumed you will have a greater level of independence than an undergraduate student and there is an element of flexibility in relation to when, and in what order, you... [-]

The Human Body: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This course is for anyone who requires an introduction to human anatomy and physiology or to refresh and deepen the knowledge of those who are more experienced in anatomical and physiological studies. You should note that, whilst little anatomical and physiological knowledge is required to undertake this module, it is fast moving and will quickly progress to a relatively complex level... [+]

Best Course Studies in Psychology 2017. The Human Body: Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time This course is for anyone who requires an introduction to human anatomy and physiology or to refresh and deepen the knowledge of those who are more experienced in anatomical and physiological studies. You should note that, whilst little anatomical and physiological knowledge is required to undertake this module, it is fast moving and will quickly progress to a relatively complex level. You will study all aspects of the human body and how it functions starting with a detailed study of cells as the body’s building blocks and moving on to consider organs and organ systems. The role that each organ plays in that organ system and within the body as a complete unit will be considered. Each topic will commence with a basic overview of the given gross structures then the function of those structures will be explained. Finally, the physiology that is associated with that system will be examined. You will consider topics that relate to the main systems of the body, namely, the nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, muscular skeletal, urinary, reproductive and integumentary systems. Lectures will be used to introduce you to basic concepts and to overview the entire curriculum content. These will be augmented with specifically designed study packs that are designed to promote both understanding and retention of knowledge. In addition, you will study a number of models of anatomical structures... [-]

Contemporary Mental Health - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This module is aimed at all professionals involved with the care of individuals in the fields of health, social care and early years. This module is designed to develop your knowledge of the key research principles applied in contemporary mental health and social care. You will learn to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in mental health practice. It will encourage you to selectively utilise research knowledge to inform and evaluate... [+]

Contemporary Mental Health - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This module is aimed at all professionals involved with the care of individuals in the fields of health, social care and early years. This module is designed to develop your knowledge of the key research principles applied in contemporary mental health and social care. You will learn to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in mental health practice. It will encourage you to selectively utilise research knowledge to inform and evaluate current and future practice. Indicative Content: Incidence of mental health. Classification of mental health disorders. History and stigma of mental health. Holistic approach to patient care with mental health disorders. Approaches to mental heal care such as: communication, core skills, non judgmental, de-escalation. Common mental health and enduring serious mental health issues. Policy and legislation - mental health act, capacity act. Social inclusion, social and medical model. Interventions: CBT, primary care therapies, and improving access to psychological therapies. Risk choices. Professional recognition The learning outcomes of this course have been mapped against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF). Entry requirements You should have previously studied some Level HE6 modules in education, early years or social care. Previous work or voluntary experience in a relevant field is also required. You will be interviewed as part of the application process. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from... [-]

Contemporary Approaches to Dementia Care - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This module is aimed at all professionals involved with the care of individuals in the fields of health, social care and early years. This module is designed to develop your knowledge of the key research principles applied in dementia care. You will learn to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in dementia care practice. It will encourage you to selectively utilise research knowledge to inform and evaluate current and future practice... [+]

Best Course Studies in Psychology 2017. Contemporary Approaches to Dementia Care - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE7] part-time This module is aimed at all professionals involved with the care of individuals in the fields of health, social care and early years. This module is designed to develop your knowledge of the key research principles applied in dementia care. You will learn to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in dementia care practice. It will encourage you to selectively utilise research knowledge to inform and evaluate current and future practice. Indicative content: What is dementia. Role of safeguarding in dementia. Treatment of and interventions. The lived experience. What is the professional's role in dealing / caring for / managing and increasing the standards for dementia patients. Policy, legislation and demographics. Person centered planning / approaches including choice control and risk. Needs / care of patients with dementia including physical needs, physical health care, end of life care, management of pain. Communication issues along with behaviours that challenge. Ethical dimensions. Life stories. Dementia and learning disabilities. Professional recognition The learning outcomes of this course have been mapped against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF). Entry requirements You should have previously studied some Level HE6 modules in education, early years or social care. Previous work or voluntary experience in a relevant field is also required. You will be interviewed as part of the application process. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do... [-]

Contemporary Mental Health - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time

University of Bolton
Campus Part time 1 semester August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

This module is aimed at all professionals involved with the care of individuals in the fields of health, social care and early years. This module is designed to develop your knowledge of the key research principles applied in contemporary mental health and social care. You will learn to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in mental health practice. It will encourage you to selectively utilise research knowledge to inform and evaluate... [+]

Contemporary Mental Health - Advanced Professional Development [Level HE6] part-time This module is aimed at all professionals involved with the care of individuals in the fields of health, social care and early years. This module is designed to develop your knowledge of the key research principles applied in contemporary mental health and social care. You will learn to evaluate evidence, arguments and assumptions in mental health practice. It will encourage you to selectively utilise research knowledge to inform and evaluate current and future practice. Indicative Content: Incidence of mental health. Classification of mental health disorders. History and stigma of mental health. Holistic approach to patient care with mental health disorders. Approaches to mental heal care such as: communication, core skills, non judgmental, de-escalation. Common mental health and enduring serious mental health issues. Policy and legislation - mental health act, capacity act. Social inclusion, social and medical model. Interventions: CBT, primary care therapies, and improving access to psychological therapies. Risk choices. Professional recognition The learning outcomes of this course have been mapped against the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF). Entry requirements You should have previously studied some Level HE4 or HE5 modules in education, early years or social care. Previous work or voluntary experience in a relevant field is also required. You will be interviewed as part of the application process. If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with... [-]

Forensic Psychology (Practitioner Programme) - PgD

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years August 2017 United Kingdom Cardiff + 1 more

This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and, upon completion, provides students with eligibility to apply to the register to practice as Forensic Psychologists in the UK. The course is designed to be placement based, with various workshops for students as well as clinical and academic supervision. [+]

This course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and, upon completion, provides students with eligibility to apply to the register to practice as Forensic Psychologists in the UK. The course is designed to be placement based, with various workshops for students as well as clinical and academic supervision. ​Each student will be allocated both a clinical supervisor and an academic supervisor – at least one of these supervisors will be an appropriately qualified and experienced Forensic Psychologist.

Employability & Careers​

The purpose of the PG Dip in Practitioner Forensic Psychology is to allow students to progress on from Masters level study towards Practitioner status, thereby boosting their employability. At the end of the programme successful students can apply to the HCPC to be registered as Forensic Psychologists. This course is essentially for students who wish to progress on to clinical work within forensic settings or more widely with forensic clients. The programme is placement based and provides supervised support towards developing the competencies required to be an autonomous practitioner. ... [-]


Bullying and Harassment at Work Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 3 days Denmark Copenhagen

Based on the most recent research, the course will update the participants’ knowledge on the causes, risk factors and consequences of bullying at work. The course will also discuss the strategies for the prevention and management of bullying and harassment at work. Special focus will be on the prevention and management of bullying at work, investigation of cases, as well as on treatment of targets of bullying. [+]

Bullying and harassment at work is widely recognized as a serious safety and health problem in working life. Course objectives Based on the most recent research, the course will update the participants’ knowledge on the causes, risk factors and consequences of bullying at work. The course will also discuss the strategies for the prevention and management of bullying and harassment at work. Special focus will be on the prevention and management of bullying at work, investigation of cases, as well as on treatment of targets of bullying. The course will also give the participants a forum and an opportunity to explore and discuss the issue with people who work in different roles for the prevention and management of bullying and harassment. Target group Personnel management, line managers, occupational safety and health professionals, trade union officials, lawyers, labour inspectors, organizational consultants, clinical therapists, researchers and PhD students Course outline The language of the course is English. The course will consist of lectures given by internationally known experts in the field, case presentations, discussions, group work, case studies and practical exercises. Main topics The concept of bullying, harassment and mobbing at work Antecedents, causes and consequences of bullying etc. – recent development in research Prevention and management of the problem; practical measures to prevent bullying and harassment at work - interventions and best practice; roles of different actors (e.g. line managers, members of the work unit, health and safety representatives, consultants) Settling the situations: basic principles of investigation of a case and... [-]

Positive Psychology at Work Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 3 days Iceland Reykjavik

The purpose of the course is to present and discuss some key concepts – for example work engagement, positive leadership, and job crafting – in work life positive psychology. Focus will also be on practical measures and positive interventions building on the job and personal resources. [+]

Best Course Studies in Psychology 2017. How to develop workplaces, work tasks and social relationships at work to provide people with best opportunities for self-fulfillment, growth and good performance? How to enhance individual resources and motivation at workplaces e.g. via leadership so that employees will be creative, innovative, engaged, committed and productive at their work? Course objectives The purpose of the course is to present and discuss some key concepts – for example work engagement, positive leadership, and job crafting – in work life positive psychology. Focus will also be on practical measures and positive interventions building on the job and personal resources. The course aims to facilitate research as well as practice from a positive psychology perspective by: Outlining theoretical relationship and associations between these concepts Proposing and discussing methodological issues and effective and innovative intervention strategies. Target group Researchers and practitioners within occupational health and human resource management. Number of participants: maximum 30. Course outline Lectures are mixed with seminars and group work. Lecturers of the course will be present to guide the students during the whole duration of the course. Student may present posters or projects. Main topics Positive psychology as an approach especially in relation to work-life - work engagement, leadership issues, positive interventions, job crafting, recovery etc. Background The critical questions at workplaces realizing the importance of human resources for successful business are related to enhancing utilization of human potential. How to develop workplaces, work tasks and social relationships at work to provide people with... [-]

Work Disability Prevention Course (Year 2)

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 5 days Sweden Uppsala

Work disability occurs when a worker is unable to resume or remain at work because of a health problem. The productivity loss resulting from poor employee health or work disability imposes large individual, social, and economical burdens and is a major concern to workers, their families, employers, policy makers, insurers, and occupational health service providers. [+]

Work disability occurs when a worker is unable to resume or remain at work because of a health problem. The productivity loss resulting from poor employee health or work disability imposes large individual, social, and economical burdens and is a major concern to workers, their families, employers, policy makers, insurers, and occupational health service providers. Work disability and consequences can be reduced or even prevented. Course objectives To develop transdisciplinary WDP knowledge, skills and attitudes in Ph.D. students, post-doctoral fellows and practitioners with a master’s degree who are linked to the WDP field. The program will be adapted to fulfill the competence needs for both researchers and practitioners. This course has been accepted as a theoretical course (22 hours) demanded in the medical specialist education in the training programs of occupational health services at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The acceptance is valid for the specialist training programs at the Faculty of Medicine of all Finnish universities. Target group PhD students, students at post-master level, Occupational health professionals (physicians, ergonomists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, etc.), rehabilitation professionals, representatives of insurance companies and social insurance. Participants may choose to follow the complete program or parts of it. Those who choose the complete program will have priority, aiming to a suitable mix of researchers and practitioners. Course outline The language of the course is English. Lectures will be mixed with group- and individual work. Participants are requested to present posters and the course program includes a pre-assignment. Main topics Participants may... [-]

Diversity and Inclusion Management Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 3 days Norway Oslo

Diversity management can be seen as an internal process aiming at creating a positive work environment by taking individual differences into consideration. Diversity is about acceptance and respect. On the other hand, diversity is also a cause of misunderstanding, suspicion and conflict in the workplace that can result in absenteeism, poor quality, low morale and loss of competitiveness. [+]

Best Course Studies in Psychology 2017. Diversity and Inclusion Management – tools for creating fruitful work environment, organization culture and competitive advantage Diversity management can be seen as an internal process aiming at creating a positive work environment by taking individual differences into consideration. Diversity is about acceptance and respect. On the other hand, diversity is also a cause of misunderstanding, suspicion and conflict in the workplace that can result in absenteeism, poor quality, low morale and loss of competitiveness. Course objectives Diversity is seen as something that is good for business and for the work environment. According to the diversity paradigm, a diverse workforce should be considered a competitive advantage. In a constantly changing world organizations need to adapt to rapidly changing markets. A workforce mirroring the structure of the market is able to react swiftly to evolving environments. Higher innovation level, improved change acceptance, better customer understanding, unlocking new avenues for talent are just a few positive outcomes in organizations with focus on diversity and inclusion management. Diversity and inclusion management can also provide tools for helping organizations deal with the changing structure of society due to immigration. In this course we will be blending theory and practice in order to provide substance to the discussion on diversity and inclusion management. The aim is to provide each participant with practical tools for creating a diversity program. Target group General management Public sector HR Consultants Researchers PhD students Course outline Pre-assignment Lectures Case workshops Discussions Structure for diversity program... [-]

Human Factors in Arctic Work Course

NIVA Education
Campus Full time 3 days Finland Helsinki

This course will discuss the special risks of work in the Arctic environment. The participants will learn about the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. [+]

This course will discuss the special risks of work in the Arctic environment. The participants will learn about the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. Course objectives To provide participants with knowledge of the special risks of the work in the Arctic environment and the solutions for minimizing the risks in different occupations. Target group OHS and HR personnel in Arctic companies Course outline Lectures and team work Main topics Effects of cold on humans Protection against the cold Performance in the cold Shift work Offshore work Mining work Work in the heights Background Both the work and the climate is changing in the Arctic regions. Workers have to adapt to new occupations and migratory workers have to adapt to a new environment and a new climate as well. In spite of global warming, cold stress will remain a special risk in Arctic work, together with long distances and huge seasonal variation in light. There are however common and industrial branch specific solutions for maintaining well-being, health and safety in the Arctic. [-]

Expert In Emotional Intelligence

Escuela Europea de Salud
Online Part time 2 - 6 months September 2017 Spain Madrid

The training will take place entirely in distance mode by giving the student the material published in book format (IFBN the Ministry of Culture, personalized paperback) and in pdf format in a pendrive with a tablet or laptop (choice) and assessment will be enabled platform to reflect the effect of interactions between tutor-student / a, which are reflected the ... [+]

Best Course Studies in Psychology 2017. Expert in Emotional Intelligence The training will take place entirely in distance mode by giving the student the material published in book format (IFBN the Ministry of Culture, personalized paperback) and in pdf format in a pendrive with a tablet or laptop (choice) and assessment will be enabled platform to reflect the effect of interactions between tutor-student / a, which are reflected evaluations, grades, thesis, time connectivity and general questions that might occur along the training activity, providing permanent access UEMC. During the development of the course, students will be in contact with the tutor or course tutors permanently using the tools made available on the schedule. With distance methodology we allow fulfill the objective of the training reaches all participants labor issues, distance, family conciliation or other issues preclude the availability of time and / or organization. Places: 100. Online assessments. Tutoring online, skype and telephone. Study mode: Distance. The material is delivered in modules and books in pdf pendrive. Language: Castilian. Type: Title own. Title obtained: Expert in Emotional Intelligence. Home: permanent. Completion: 2 months (minimum) - 6 months (maximum). GENERAL PURPOSE Enhancing the ability to design training programs for children and adults. Acquire the skills and capacity to become aware of our emotions, understanding the feelings of others, tolerating the pressures and frustrations of everyday life, empower teamwork and adapting an empathic and social attitude. Create appropriate to develop an effective and responsible professional clinical practice therapeutic techniques and skills. SPECIFIC... [-]

Pre-Art Therapy

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Chicago

North Park University’s pre-professional track for art therapy is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive art therapy graduate programs around the country. The pre-art therapy track should accompany a major—most often art or psychology—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the therapeutic nature of creating art... [+]

Pre-Art Therapy North Park University’s pre-professional track for art therapy is a sequence of courses and advising that will give you a solid foundation for your applications to competitive art therapy graduate programs around the country. The pre-art therapy track should accompany a major—most often art or psychology—where you’ll also gain a deeper understanding of the mind and the therapeutic nature of creating art. Advising Pre-art therapy students are advised by faculty in the Art Department, often Kelly VanderBrug. VanderBrug is an associate professor who earned her BFA degree and BA in art history from Calvin College, and an MFA in painting from Washington University. She’ll talk with you about your particular interests in art therapy, and help you stay on track throughout your program at North Park to make sure you are prepared for your applications and interviews for art therapy school. Course Sequences and Activities We recommend you take the following courses alongside your major and Core Curriculum requirements to prepare for art therapy schools and a career in art therapy. Some courses may also meet major/Core Curriculum requirements. Recommended Core Courses Drawing I Two Dimensional Design Three Dimensional Design 12 semester hours of Studio Art Electives Introduction to Psychology Research Methods in Psychology Human Life Span Development or Educational Psychology (required only for students desiring to work with children in schools) Personality Notes: An internship in art therapy is strongly recommended Candidates for MAAT programs submit portfolios of at least 15 works of art. Some programs want... [-]

University Program Aimed At Older Uma

La Salle Centro Universitario
Campus September 2017 Spain Madrid

The University is the largest institution in the transmission of culture and promotion of research and the right context to develop training programs throughout life.No [+]

Senior University Program aimed at UMA

The University is the largest institution in the transmission of culture and promotion of research and the right context to develop training programs throughout life. No wonder the university is being lead in the development of programs for people over 50 years.

La Salle University Center following this trend, has in its training with the elderly, because university aims to be a modern and open society. This program is characterized as being in line with the challenges of the future university.In this regard the University Senior program UMa La Salle is characterized by a methodology that enhances personal resources and relies on new technology, which aims to teach learning priority, which promotes a positive social image of the elderly and intergenerational dialogue through active participation in the dynamics of the center. ... [-]