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You can usually take higher education courses if you’re 18 or older. They’re regularly taught in universities, colleges and professional institutions such as art schools or agricultural colleges - nearly all of which have their own websites. You can get a wide range of skills, for example, diplomas, bachelor degrees, foundation degrees and post-graduate degrees.

Psychology is the study of human behavior and the human mind. As a science, it only began in the late nineteenth century with the groundbreaking studies of psychologists such as Sigmund Freud. Psychology has several sub-disciplines that explore emotional and cognitive conditions and states.

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IES Abroad

Experience life in Vienna as a student of Psychology and Social Sciences. Our courses give you the opportunity to explore youth cultures, childhood development, virtual i ... [+]

Why Vienna?

Vienna is teeming with people from around the world who have made this city their home.

Situated at the center of Europe and rich in culture, this is a place where people from all walks of life thrive. Perhaps not surprisingly, it is also a city where the study of society has a long history and where modern psychology claims its birthplace. Many prominent thinkers made Vienna their home—Alfred Adler, Max Wertheimer, Helene Deutsch, Erwin Ringel, Viktor Frankl (who taught at IES Abroad), and, of course, Sigmund Freud.

What You'll Study

Experience life in Vienna as a student of Psychology and Social Sciences. Our courses give you the opportunity to explore youth cultures, childhood development, virtual identity on the web, the immigrant experience, and the social and psychological dimensions of discrimination. Deepen your learning experience with a program-related trip to destinations throughout Austria, Hungary, and Germany to explore these issues in a broader cultural and geographical context.... [-]

Austria Vienna
September 2019
English,German (Austria)
Full-time
Campus
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Hermannsen Concept

Modern brain research makes an invaluable contribution to successful and efficient communication. How is information received and processed? How do I manage to find the c ... [+]

Modern brain research makes an invaluable contribution to successful and efficient communication. How is information received and processed? How do I manage to find the center of the emotions of my interlocutor? What role does biochemistry play in this? How can I influence her? What role does the limbic system play in being successful in relationship management?

Learn from our basic understanding of neurocommunication how our brains process communication and empathize. Recognize, understand and optimize your personal patterns of communication and behavior. Train to increase your impact on others, authentic and focused. For customers, colleagues, employees or business partners.

contentThe supremacy of the emotions and the unconscious in the brainThe consciousness illusion and the power of intuitionThe emotional evaluation of your communication strategy in the brain of the otherBrain-oriented conversation and negotiationThe importance of our visual-sensory brain for presentations and moderationBrain-appropriate conflict and relationship managementThe importance of non-verbal communication from a neuroscientific point of viewCommunication concepts neuroscientifically analyzedThe neuroplasticity and lifelong learning ability of the brainmethods... [-]
Germany Münster
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German
Full-time
2 days
Campus
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Churchill Square Training And Development

This is a masterclass in Anger Management designed to provide you with some great strategies for dealing with anger. ... [+]

Course Summary

Anger is a universal experience. Dogs get angry, bees get angry, and so do humans. You don’t have to be a psychologist to know that managing anger productively is something few individuals, organizations, and societies do well. Yet research tells us that those who do manage their anger at work are much more successful than those who don’t.

The co-worker who can productively confront his teammate about his negative attitude increases his team’s chance of success as well as minimizes destructive conflicts. The customer service agent who can defuse the angry customer not only keeps her customers loyal but makes her own day less troublesome. This one-day workshop is designed to help give you and your organization that edge.... [-]

United Kingdom Portsmouth
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
1 day
Online
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IES Abroad

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.... [-]

Spain Salamanca
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English,Spanish
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
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Oxford Royale Academy

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

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Yarnton Oxford
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English
Full-time
10 - 10 weeks
Campus
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IES Abroad

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 ol ... [+]

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.... [-]

Netherlands Amsterdam
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English,Dutch
Full-time
1 - 2 semesters
Campus
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American College of Norway

Explore theories of how people learn including behavioral and cognitive learning, humanistic aspects of learning and perspectives on motivation. Apply these theories to t ... [+]

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.

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Norway Moss
January 2020
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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NIVA Education

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 al ... [+]

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.... [-]

Denmark Copenhagen
English
Full-time
3 days
Campus
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NIVA Education

The purpose of the course is to present and discuss some key concepts – for example work engagement, positive leadership, and job crafting – in positive work-life psychol ... [+]

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:... [-]

Iceland Reykjavík
English
Full-time
3 days
Campus
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Distance Learning Centre

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the childcare sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to ... [+]

The Children & Young People’s Workforce (QCF) - Level 2 Course is for students who want to work in the childcare sector. The course is suitable for anyone wishing to start a career in childcare and it provides a starting point to the formal qualifications required for working in this sector.

It provides an ideal route into a career in child care and results in a fully recognised qualification which enables students to work competently in a supervised capacity within a child care setting.

On successful completion, students will receive the Children and Young People’s Workforce level 2 Certificate Qualification with 35 credits issued.

Please Note: Because this is a competence based qualification, students will need to have a placement in a child care setting in which to gather evidence of skills and learning, and you will need to nominate a workplace supervisor qualified to level 4 or above in childcare, who will oversee your practical evidence gathering. a work placement of at least 50 hours is recommended to complete this option.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
300 hours
Online
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UK Open College

CACHE accredited “Childcare & Education” level 3 course is suitable for all students looking for an introduction to the childcare sector. The course provided in partn ... [+]

CACHE accredited “Childcare & Education” level 3 course is suitable for all students looking for an introduction to the childcare sector. The course provided in partnership with UK Distance Learning & Publishing is aimed at students looking to enter the early years and childcare sector. This course will also prepare students for the certificate and diploma courses. No experience of working with children is required to enrol in this course. Fully recognised & accepted by OFSTED.

The course provides the perfect stepping stone for further studies at a later date if required.

Qualification: Level 3 Award in Childcare & Education (VRQ) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes at level 3 Awarding Body: CACHE Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 180 Hours - 12 Months Max Support UCAS points: 15 Syllabus Unit 1: Child Development from Conception to 7 Years Unit 2: Children's Health and Well Being Understand development from conception to birth and routine screening programmes in the first year of life. Understand stages and sequences of development from birth to seven years Understand theory and educational frameworks which inform knowledge and understanding of early years practice. Understand the role of the early years' practitioner when promoting child development from birth to seven years. Understand how to plan opportunities for children’s learning and development from birth to five years. Understand children’s needs in relation to emotional well-being. Understand the needs of children during transition and significant events. Understand the physical care needs of... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
180 hours
Online
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UK Open College

This support work in schools level 2 course is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc a ... [+]

This support work in schools level 2 course is a knowledge-based qualification suitable for all support staff roles in schools, including site staff, administrators etc as well as those who work directly with children and young people. It seeks to develop the knowledge and understanding that all those working in a school setting will need and covers areas such as safeguarding, communication and understanding the school context.

As it's a knowledge-based qualification, it can be taken by learners not yet employed in a school, as well as providing initial training/induction for those new in post. This course provides students with the perfect opportunity to gain a recognised qualification in the childcare sector without the need for placement work.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
80 hours
Online
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UK Open College

This A Level Psychology course has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science. This course covers the brand new spec ... [+]

This A Level Psychology course has been designed to provide a broad introduction to the scope and nature of psychology as a science. This course covers the brand new spec introduced in September 2015. The emphasis is on applying knowledge and understanding rather than just acquiring knowledge, thereby developing students’ transferable skills of analysis, evaluation and critical thinking.

The new specification offers a broad range of topics, with research methods in context. There is a range of topic-based options which bring together explanations from different approaches and engage students in issues and debates in contemporary psychology.

Qualification: A Level Psychology (7182) Accredited: Yes QCF Recognised: Yes Awarding Body: AQA Start Date: Anytime - We enrol 365 days a year Duration: Flexible - Approx 700 Hours - 2 years support UCAS Points: Dependant on Grades Topics covered Social Influence Memory Attachment Psychotherapy Psychology in Context Approaches in Psychology Biopsychology Research Methods Scientific Processes Data Handling and Analysis Inferential Testing Issues and Debates in Psychology Relationships Gender Cognition and Development Schizophrenia Eating Behaviour Stress Aggression Forensic Psychology Addiction Pre-requisites ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
700 hours
Online
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E-Careers

Learn powerful, advanced behavioural modification techniques for rapid and effective results with this Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) – Level 4 Practitioner course. ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

This course is delivered by one of two Master NLP Practitioners in Europe, David Key, and it will help you to come up with solutions in your life to a wide range of complex problems and situations.

Introduction to NLP Presuppositions of NLP Conscious and Unconscious Mind Sensory Acuity & Rapport Representational Systems & Eye Accessing Cues SMART Goal Setting NLP Present Goal Setting Temporal Interpolation Practicing Interpolation Copying and Pasting Keyframes Creating a Loop & Changing the Animation Speed Advanced Anchoring Emotional Freedom with Anchoring Intro to Neurolinguistics & Chunking Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
Online
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E-Careers

Gain an understanding of the essential concepts behind Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) with this introductory course into this method of influencing the brain’s behavi ... [+]

What are the objectives of this course?

The course is delivered by David Key, who is one of two Master NLP Practitioners in Europe. He will run you through how to influence the brain’s behaviour through the use of language and other types of communication.

Introduction to NLP Presuppositions of NLP (Empowering beliefs which could move you to action and get you unstuck) Conscious and Unconscious Mind (understand why your unconscious mind is where it’s happening and how to tap into your creative genius)

NLP has been proven to help individuals and organisations in the following areas:

Treating phobias, depression and OCD. Stress management Self-belief Assertiveness and confidence Empathy, ethical and moral considerations Effectiveness and productivity Better communication Customer service and sales Interviewing and appraisals Who is it intended for? ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online Slough
Open Enrollment
English
Part-time
Online
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