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Psychology

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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London Summer Direct Enrollment – University College London (Session I)

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time June 2018 United Kingdom London

Live and learn like a local student this summer in London when you enroll and take classes at the world-renowned University College London (UCL). From social sciences to health, sciences, and more, there’s something for everyone at UCL. [+]

Why London?

There is something irresistible about London. Maybe it’s the sights like Big Ben or the Tower Bridge that already feel familiar. Or the international character that is evident in every neighborhood, where people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds live and work together. Whatever it is that has drawn you to London, don’t look back now—London awaits!

What You'll Study

Live and learn like a local student this summer in London when you enroll and take classes at the world-renowned University College London (UCL). From social sciences to health, sciences, and more, there’s something for everyone at UCL.

This program offers an academic experience unlike any other. Learn from leading academics in small class sizes, and get to know your classmates—who come from all around the world! ... [-]


Salamanca - Psychology

IES Abroad
Campus Full time Part time October 2018 Spain Salamanca

Salamanca and beyond will be your classroom. The program also offers a variety of cultural activities and field trips to enhance the student experience. [+]

Why Salamanca?

As you study the human mind and behavior, what better way to learn more about yourself and others than living and learning abroad in Salamanca?

Designed for Psychology majors or minors, our Psychology Program is a collaboration between IES Abroad and the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, a prestigious university well known for its Psychology Studies. Courses will be taken at the IES Abroad Salamanca Center and Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, and will be taught in English. You’ll be able to practice your Spanish skills with a mandatory language course while in Salamanca.

What You'll Study

Salamanca and beyond will be your classroom. The program also offers a variety of cultural activities and field trips to enhance the student experience. Get involved in activities like language exchange gatherings and “escape room” with local students, open mic, movie nights, pot luck with host families, yoga workshops, salsa and flamenco dance lessons, cooking classes, paella dinner, sport events, and local theater performances that will enrich your academic experience in Salamanca. ... [-]


Amsterdam - Psychology & Sciences

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters January 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus; it’s in one of Europe’s most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally-recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). [+]

Best Courses in Psychology 2018. Overview Envision yourself in a bio lab or a psychology lecture. Now look around you—you’re surrounded by Dutch and international students. Your classroom isn’t in one of those old familiar buildings on your home campus; it’s in one of Europe’s most exciting and unique cities—Amsterdam—at an internationally-recognized research university, the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU). With its strong course offerings in psychology and the sciences, you’ll find English-taught courses at the VU to apply to your major, from Experimental Cell Biology to The History and Philosophy of Psychology. You can dive deep into your major, but you also have the opportunity to expand your studies with IES Abroad course options, such as offerings in Dutch language and culture, sexuality and gender, studio art, and art history. Amsterdam will be your classroom. Sharpen your independent research skills by getting out and volunteering, observing, or visiting organizations for the IES Abroad Research Seminar. Or practice your new Dutch language skills as you peruse fresh produce with friends at the popular Noordermarkt. If you are adventurous and willing to explore, you will feel what it's like to live as a real Dutch student. We want you to feel at home in Amsterdam, so we do everything we can to help you integrate into life in the city. From housing to cultural events, our job is to make sure you have the best, most authentic study abroad experience possible. Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Amsterdam City: Amsterdam Country: Netherlands Program... [-]

International Year One in Psychology

University of East Anglia
Campus Full time 9 months September 2018 United Kingdom Norwich

A one-year programme equivalent to the first year of a psychology undergraduate degree at at the University of East Anglia. [+]

High quality preparation for entry to the second year of a bachelor's degree in the School of Psychology at the University of East Anglia.

Equivalent to the first year of the degree programme, you will have all lectures alongside UEA first year students, and most of your seminar classes in the INTO UEA Study Centre.

Why apply for the International Year One programme? A route to Year 2 of an undergraduate degree at UEA (subject to meeting the specified entry requirements). You are a student of the University from day one, on a quality-assured, UEA-validated programme. Professional help and support with your application to university. Where will this programme take me?

Successful completion of the International Year One leads to the initial award of Certificate of Higher Education (FHEQ Level 4) from UEA.... [-]


Course in Early Childhood Education

Santa Reparata International School Of Art (SRISA)
Campus Full time January 2018 Italy Florence

SRISA offers students currently studying in education programs in the United States the unique opportunity to participate in a special program developed to provide Early Childhood Education students with the opportunity to take classes in their major or minor, but also to gain valuable experience as teacher’s assistants for a local bi-lingual (Italian and English) Elementary school. [+]

Best Courses in Psychology 2018. Accredited Early Childhood Education Program at SRISA

SRISA offers students currently studying in education programs in the United States the unique opportunity to participate in a special program developed to provide Early Childhood Education students with the opportunity to take classes in their major or minor, but also to gain valuable experience as teacher’s assistants for a local bi-lingual (Italian and English) Elementary school. The accredited program offers a unique insight into the different teaching methodologies that have originated in Italy such as the Reggio Emilia Approach, Montessori and the Classic Italian Educational System. Additionally, students minoring in physical education, art education, and music may be placed as teaching assistants in those areas.... [-]


Course in Neuromarketing

European School of Economics Italy
Campus Full time 12 hours September 2018 Italy Milan

Short course in Neuromarketing [+]

Short course in Neuromarketing

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Experimental Psychology Gap Year Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 10 - 10 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Experimental Psychology Gap Year Programme is designed to provide knowledge and practical skills to students considering further study in the field of Psychology. [+]

Best Courses in Psychology 2018. Introduction to Experimental Psychology Experimental Psychologists have addressed some of the most intriguing questions of life: What makes you you? What makes you different from other people? Which is more important – nature or nurture? Free Will or Determinism? How do we process and recall information? The Experimental Psychology core classes provide students with the opportunity to study, discuss and debate these alongside a wide range of other fascinating and controversial issues. This course will cover some of the most fundamental psychological concepts and introduce some of the most influential theorists. Students are encouraged to evaluate the material critically, to engage in discussion and debate, to gain insight into their own personalities and development and to relate the material to their own lives and experiences. Students get the chance to engage with the discipline on a practical level too, designing their own experiment in small groups. Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students: Have gained a foundation of knowledge on which to build for university or the workplace; Understand the multi-faceted nature of the discipline; Know how to use different research methodologies; Have practised critically evaluating experimental research. Topics Covered A variety of topics will be studied in core classes. Modules may include: Working Memory and the Brain Individual Differences Human Development Experimental Design Writing up Psychological Research and Quantitative Research Methods Statistics in Psychology Ethics in Psychology Developmental Psychology The Extended Project Students develop their research and analytical skills through the planning... [-]

Graduate Foundation Studies in Psychology - Professional Development

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 - 2 semesters August 2018 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... [-]

Forensic Psychology (Practitioner Programme) - PgD

Cardiff Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years August 2018 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 program, 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 program is placement based and provides supervised support towards developing the competencies required to be an autonomous practitioner. ... [-]


Course in HR - Skills Programme in Industrial Psychology

Damelin Part Time
Campus Part time 80 hours February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg

Upon successful completion of the programme, and if the learner is declared “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin results letter outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to SABPP on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme in Industrial Psychology: SAQA ID 67511 (Credits 40) to be awarded. [+]

Course in HR - Skills Programme in Industrial PsychologyCertificationUpon successful completion of the programme, and if the learner is declared “Competent” in the PoE, the learner will receive a Damelin results letter outlining the unit standards covered and Damelin will apply to SABPP on the learner’s behalf for the Skills Programme in Industrial Psychology: SAQA ID 67511 (Credits 40) to be awarded.Entry Requirements

    Knowledge, comprehension and application of Computer Literacy at NQF 3/Grade 11     CAT exemption is required for exemption from doing the fundamentals, thus:     Knowledge, comprehension and application of English and Mathematics at NQF 4/Grade 12     Knowledge, comprehension and application of a South African 2nd language at NQF 3/Grade 11     Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member ... [-]

Psychology of Learning

American College of Norway
Campus Full time 1 year January 2018 Norway Moss

Explore theories of how people learn including behavioral and cognitive learning, humanistic aspects of learning and perspectives on motivation. Apply these theories to the teaching-learning process in various settings and develop a deeper understanding of how interrelationships among the cognitive, social, emotion and physical development influences how one learns in their own environment. [+]

Best Courses in Psychology 2018. Please be aware, you must enroll as a full time student at The American College of Norway and that means that you must study 5 of our courses (Totaling 15 credit). We will communicate with you to discuss which of our other courses you would like to include. Explore theories of how people learn including behavioral and cognitive learning, humanistic aspects of learning and perspectives on motivation. Apply these theories to the teaching-learning process in various settings and develop a deeper understanding of how interrelationships among the cognitive, social, emotion and physical development influences how one learns in their own environment. [-]

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 Courses in Psychology 2018. 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 best... [-]

Pre-Art Therapy

North Park University
Campus Full time September 2018 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... [-]

Expert - Child Health And Personal Autonomy

Campus Universitario Europeo
Online Full time Part time 6 months September 2018 Spain Málaga A Coruña Madrid + 3 more

Originating from the Latin word infantia, childhood is the period of human life from birth to puberty.The concept allows you to name the set of children of that age [+]

Expert - Autonomy and Child Health Originating from the Latin word infantia, childhood is the period of human life since are born until puberty. The concept allows you to name the set of children of that age (Infants) and the first state of a thing after birth or foundation (for example, "the childhood of an institution"). During this period it will be vital insight into the necesidas and obligations from the smallest to offer an education and a series of essential values for proper physical and emotional development.

To whom is it addressed?

- Students of magisterium, pedagogy, psychology, special education ... - Teachers - Educators, psychologists, poricultoras ... ... [-]