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Philosophy and Psychological Studies (W63) Diploma of Higher Education

Open University

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  • Qualification

    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    FEB

  • Duration

    2 - 4 Years

Course summary

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. **Key features of the course**- Discover how both psychologists and philosophers address real-life issues- Learn how to think critically and logically and to collect and evaluate evidence- Learn to construct well-informed arguments and present your conclusions in a convincing manner- Develop valuable transferable skills that are highly prized in the workplace, including skills in problem-solving and self-management.

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Open University

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    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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