Level 4 Accredited Diploma in Animal Psychology

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 Introduction

Level 4 Accredited Diploma in Animal Psychology

Whether you’re looking to change career, or are already working in the Animal sector, this Level 4 Diploma in Animal Psychology allows you to build on your existing knowledge. Completion of the award will provide you with an internationally transferable qualification, covering a broad range of subjects expressly selected to give you an advantage in working with animals.

Award: Level 4 Diploma in Animal Psychology Studies

At the end of this course successful learners will receive an accredited certificate from the CIE GLOBAL and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).

 

Syllabus and Unit Specification:

 

Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Animal Psychology

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

1. Applications of ICT in the study of Animal Psychology

2. ePortfolio constructs

3. Independent web based research

4. Principles of self-assessment and reflective writing

 

 

Unit 2: Putting Psychology into Perspective

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1. Historical emergence of modern psychology

2. Theorists who helped shape psychological practices

3. Psychology specialisms

4. Draw comparisons between traditional and current theories

 

 

Unit 3: Approaches and constructs

Level: H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1. Biological approach in psychology

2. Evolutionary approach

3. Scientific research

4. Relationship between the different approaches and integration

 

 

Unit 4: Research methods and techniques

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1. Study design in psychological research

2. Principles of quantitative research

3. Principles of quantitative

4 .Advantages and disadvantages of different research methods

 

 

Unit 5: Classification and taxonomy

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1. Classification system

2. Sub-categorization of domains

3. External resources relating to classification

4. Comparisons between species

 

 

Unit 6: The biology of mammals

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1. Cell structure and function

2. Mammalian cellular replication processes

3. Gene expression in mammals

4. Sexual and asexual reproduction

 

 

Unit 7: Genetic principles of mammals

Level H1

Learning Hours: 150

 

Unit content

1.Processes of meiosis

2. Pedigree diagram

3. Evaluate evidence related to genetic inheritance

4. Factors contributing to genetic inheritance

 

 

Unit 8: Comparative mechanics of behaviour in animals

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1. Principles of perception

2. Rhythmic clocks

3. Hormone action

4. Trends in physiological mechanics

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