Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
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Name Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
Label Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
Title Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
title Diploma of Higher Education in Philosophy and Psychological Studies
Award level Undergraduate
Level Undergraduate
Min award points 240
Alternative Philosophy and Psychological Studies
Resource You will need a computer with internet access to study for this qualification. For most OU qualifications a Microsoft Windows (new since 2007), Apple Mac (OS X 10.6 or later) or Linux computer should be adequate.However, some qualifications require more specific IT equipment, in which case you will need additional software to use an Apple Mac or Linux computer. A detailed technical specification for your modules will be made available when you register.Please note, technical specifications do change over time to match computer developments and the way we teach.
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abstract Explores philosophical debates about ethics, justice, science, and the self; and introduces core approaches in psychology, along with aspects of professional practice.
Outcome <div>This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:<ul><li>Knowledge and understanding</li><li>Cognitive skills</li><li>Practical and professional skills</li><li>Key skills</li></ul><p>The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment ? which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; elearning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.</p></div>
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description <div><p>Philosophy and psychology seek to answer profound questions about ourselves and our place in the social and physical universe. This diploma explores a range of philosophical debates about ethics, justice, scientific knowledge, religion and the self. It introduces core approaches in social, cognitive and developmental psychology, and some applied aspects of professional practice. You'll learn to read and understand scientific and philosophical texts; to use different research methods; and to communicate clearly and logically.</p></div>

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