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NHC Diploma in

Educational Psychology

Key Details

Distance Learning

Hybrid Learning

Virtual Campus


Teaching and working with children requires a wide range of teaching skills that suit different personalities and mental abilities. The Diploma in Educational Psychology has been designed to cover all aspects of delivering effective lessons, assessing individual students and their needs with a special focus on the psychological development of young learners. 


You'll study key development theories related to the learning process and using practical classroom examples, you'll develop the know-how to ensure each child is set up on the right path for success.


Teaching children requires a preparedness to work with young learners of all different personalities, backgrounds and capabilities.


The Diploma in Educational Psychology is designed to cover all aspects of delivering effective lessons and assessing individual students’ needs with a particular focus on the psychological development of young learners. 


Trainees will study key development theories related to the learning process and will explore the use of practical classroom approaches. They will develop the know-how to ensure each child is set upon the right path for success. 


This programme is suitable for teachers, trainers and parents who are interested in deepening their knowledge about children’s psychology and mental development in order to support children’s progress.


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.


The Diploma in Educational Psychology has three main modules.

Understanding the Learning Process: ​

  • Introduction to the Learning Process

  • Behaviourism Theories

  • Constructivism Theories

Understanding Student Development:​

  • Physical Development

  • Cognitive Development

  • Social Development

  • Moral Development

Understanding Student Diversity:​

  • Gender Differences

  • Cultural Differences


Submission of assignments will result in your achievement of the Diploma in Educational Psychology. This includes three written essays submitted through the Learning Management System.


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 3 or Level 4 qualification, a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Applicants should also have 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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