The principles of psychology can be applied across a range of industries, such as teaching, counselling, marketing and human resources. Once you’ve understood them, they’ll be invaluable in helping you excel in your chosen field.
You’ll find out about the history of psychology, covering its split from philosophy, examining the contributions of key figures, and exploring how it became the fascinating discipline it is today.
You’ll master the fundamental principles of the scientific method, which you can then apply across your professional and academic work.
Key skills you will learn during the Introduction to Psychology course at FutureLearn
- Classical conditioning
- Operant conditioning
- Principles of perception
- Introduction to genetics
- Heredity and genetic disorders
- Lifespan theories
- Defining and assessing personality
- Trait theories and biological influences
- Freudian theories
- The origins of psychology
- Cognitive psychology
- Clinical psychology
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- Sensation and Perception
- Biological Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- The Psychology of Personality
- The History and Science of Psychology
- The Psychology of Learning
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- 3 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- This introductory course is intended for anyone with a keen interest in psychology - no experience is required.
- It will be particularly useful if you’ve achieved a Bachelor’s degree in a different discipline and would like to broaden your science and research skills.
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International43 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 3 months.
National43 USD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 43 USD per module during 3 months.
Tuition per month.
Price range in different currencies: £36 / $39 / €36
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.