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NHC Advanced Diploma in

Educational Psychology

Key Details

Distance Learning

Hybrid Learning

Virtual Campus


Gain a deeper understanding of the stages of psychological development young learners go through with the Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychology.


This programme is specially designed to boost teachers’ confidence and abilities in facing the challenges of teaching students with special educational needs or learning difficulties. Trainees will get detailed insight into the learning process and what motivates students to learn, in addition to the ability to apply their psychological knowledge in the classroom to create an overall growth learning environment for every student.


The course is suitable for those who have completed the Diploma in Educational Psychology and who wish to advance their skills to a higher level.


Course Information

Course Information

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss trends in student development.

  • Explain the terms of educational learning theories.

  • Identify key cognitive, social and moral development theories.

  • Describe the process of learning and types of motivation.

  • Illustrate the different learning and development theories.

  • Differentiate between behaviourism and constructivism as the two main learning theories.

  • Name renowned philosophers, psychologists and researchers associated with educational learning theories.

  • Describe gender differences and the impact of physical, social, academic and cognitive factors.

  • Identify how cultural differences affect a student’s educational experience.


  • Understanding Learning and Teaching

  • Cognitive and Language Development

  • Personal, Social and Moral Development

  • Learning Diversity

  • Learning and Exceptionalities

  • Behaviourism and Social Cognitive Theory

  • Cognitive Views of Learning

  • Complex Cognitive Process

  • Knowledge Construction in Social Context

  • Motivation Learning

  • Classroom model for Promoting Student Motivation

  • Classroom management

  • Learning and Effective Teaching

  • Increasing Learning through Assessment

  • Standardised Testing and Learning


Submission of assignments will result in the achievement of the Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychology. These include quizzes and essays.


Distance Learning

For the self-guided, busy individual who wants full control over their learning. With this mode you will be given 24/7 access to the Learning Management System where you will find all course information and resources, Then you can study and submit assignments at your own pace. You will still have access to a tutor should you have any questions.


Hybrid Learning

With this mode of learning, you will receive all the benefits of Distance Learning plus up to twelve hours of one-to-one support with an expert tutor who will guide you through the course. The schedule is flexible and will be determined between yourself and our admission team in the UK upon enrolment.

Virtual Campus

On the Virtual Campus, you’ll meet weekly with like-minded students from all over the world to engage in close-nit discussions of key subjects and discuss real workplace experiences. This is a great opportunity to network with other professionals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures. You’ll still get all the benefits of a Distance Learning student.



Applicants must have a Level 4 qualification, Level 5 qualification, bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Applicants must also have prior teaching experience,
significant experience working with young learners and competent English language ability.


Career Prospects

This qualification enables teachers and those responsible for young learners' education to confidently facilitate their growth.


Career paths include:


  • Teacher of young learners 

  • Primary school and kindergarten administrator

  • Primary school and kindergarten curriculum planner

Career Prospects

Why Choose
Notting Hill College

We are an accredited British institution that aims to provide a quality learning experience and opportunities to grow.

Receive a diploma from an accredited British institution meaning your achievements will be recognised globally.

Choose a mode of study that best suits your needs and learning style.

Choose your own flexible learning schedule.

Keep up to date with the latest trends in educational psychology.

Save money with affordable payment plans.

Learn from expert teachers.

Access hours of additional resources to facilitate your learning process.

Access recordings of your live virtual sessions so you never miss a lesson.

Have a continuous authentication of your certificates with the Lifetime Verification Service.

Enjoy excellent support and communication services.

Join a network of thousands of global Notting Hill College graduates who have qualified from one of our courses.

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