This programme is designed for people who wish
to gain an understanding of the principles and practice of Child Psychology,
and the development of children. No
prior knowledge is required.
First Year of Life
Formation of Attachments
of Breakdowns in Attachments
Home, Family and School
Principles of Research Methods
Development of Visual Perception
Development of Language and Communication
and Intelligence Testing
Nature/Nurture Debate in the Study of Intelligence
Collection and Interpretation
Theory – How Behaviour is Acquired
Psychodynamic Theory – An Alternative Approach
Development of Gender Roles
Used in Child Development Research
For a full description of the syllabus please download the
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The course is designed for
study by distance learning at work or at home. Students receive course
manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.
You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year
from the time of enrolment.
Students may register at any
time and have a full year to complete their studies. The course will take
around 90 hours of study to complete.
Each element is followed by a
written assignment, which is submitted and then marked by your tutor.
There is no external examination required.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
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