Pet / Animal Psychology Diploma - Accredited

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Location
Nationwide - Home Learning
Salary
Now £59.79, was £299 -80% discount, use code: FISH480 at checkout
Posted
10 Nov 2016
Closes
08 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent

Our Pet Psychology Diploma has been given the IVCAS accreditation and is the perfect course for anyone looking to fully understand Pet/Animal behavior.

Packed in to 25 modules (triple the amount of modules to similar online courses) teaching you everything you need to know and helping to provide you with a greater understanding of pet/animal behavior.

The course can be studied part time and you can become accredited in as little as 15 hours and you can study at your own pace.

The comprehensive syllabus is supported by experienced tutors who are there to help you through email.

Your qualification will be recognised and can be checked for validity on our dedicated website.

More Key features about our Pet Psychology Diploma

  • Lifetime Access to your course
  • The price you pay is for the whole course including final exam – no hidden fees
  • IVCAS certificate upon successful completion
  • Tutor Support Monday – Friday

Now £59.79, was £299 -80% discount, use code: FISH480 at checkout

Full breakdown of our course can be seen below

 

Description

Module 1

A Course on Pet Psychology

This module covers topics such as:

  • What is animal psychology?
  • A quick word on evolution
  • Historical background of animal psychology
  • Instinct
  • Plus much more...

Module 2

Why Learn About Animal Behaviour?

This module covers topics such as:

  • A generalized reason for learning animal behaviour
  • Six in-depth reasons to learn about animal behaviour
  • You will discover the possibility of re-domesticating animals
  • Is pet fashion really appropriate?
  • Plus much more...

Module 3

How Animals See the World/Animal Vision

This module covers topics such as:

  • Is all animal vision the same?
  • Seeing colours
  • Seeing by feeling
  • Night vision
  • Plus much more...

Module 4

Concept Formation

This module covers topics such as:

  • The definition of concept formation
  • Types of concept learning
  • What analogical reasoning means
  • How concept formation is important to pets and your interaction
  • Plus much more...

Module 5

About Animals’ Brains

This module covers topics such as:

  • New Research shows science has just begun to understand the animal brain
  • New tests designed for the animal help reveal their intelligence
  • Comparing the human brain to other animals
  • The dog and cat brain
  • Plus much more...

Module 6

Basic Emotional and Motivational Processes and Social Emotions

This module covers topics such as:

  • The history of emotional studies
  • Oatley and Jenkins functional theory
  • Cognitive bias test
  • Basic emotions exhibited
  • Plus much more...

Module 7

Conditioning

This module covers topics such as:

•    The definition of classical conditioning

•    Defining operant conditioning

•    The history of Pavlov's Dogs

•    F. Skinner's conditioning experiments

•    Plus much more...

Module 8

Spatial Reasoning

This module covers topics such as:

  • Examples of spatial abilities in animals
  • How animals navigate
  • Scientific cognitive nomenclature
  • Honing spatial abilities in pets
  • Plus much more...

Module 9

Language and Animals

This module covers topics such as:

  • An overview of language and animals, with an experiment
  • The types of communication
  • The ability to speak
  • Training the human language
  • Plus much more...

Module 10

History of Animal Training

This module covers topics such as:

  • The start of animal training
  • ABEs work based on Skinner's Models
  • Military Animal Training
  • History of Dog Training
  • Plus much more...

Module 11

Typical Dog Behaviour

This module covers topics such as:

  • Socialisation
  • How dogs change with age
  • Understanding puppy behaviour
  • Feeding time
  • Plus much more...

Module 12

How Dogs Learn

This module covers topics such as:

  • The difference in human and dog learning styles
  • Operant conditioning methods
  • Reinforcement of behaviour
  • Natural reinforcement
  • Plus much more...

Module 13

Understanding Dog Communication

This module covers topics such as:

  • How smell is one of the most important senses that your dog has
  • Why sound is not only about the barking that your dog is doing
  • Body language in your dog is extremely important to their communication.
  • How a dog communicates through taste and touch
  • Plus much more...

Module 14

Learning about Dog Actions

This module covers topics such as:

  • See why dogs chase their tales
  • Why dogs roll
  • Human to dog communication
  • About tail movements
  • Plus much more...

Module 15

Dog Fears and Phobias & Aggression

This module covers topics such as:

  • Definition of fear and anxiety
  • The causes of fear
  • The onset of fears and phobias
  • Ten most common fears
  • Plus much more...

Module 16

Training Dogs: More on How Dogs Learn

This module covers topics such as:

  • About house training you dog
  • Teaching commands
  • Four words to live by
  • How your dog reads body language
  • Plus much more...

Module 17

Biobehavioural Monitoring in Dogs

This module covers topics such as:

  • The definition of biobehaviour
  • What is monitoring
  • How it applies to dogs
  • Why is biobehavioural monitoring in dogs so important
  • Plus much more...

Module 18

Understanding Typical Canine Psychiatric Behaviours

This module covers topics such as:

  • Why dogs mark in inappropriate places
  • The reason dogs may urinate when excited or submissive
  • Urination as a result of loud noises
  • The why behind soiling your home
  • Plus much more...

Module 19

Learning About Cat Communication

This module covers topics such as:

  • How cats communicate with scents
  • Cat talk and what it means
  • Cat body language
  • How a cat uses touch and taste to communicate
  • Plus much more...

Module 20

What Feline Actions Mean

This module covers topics such as:

  • Eating Rituals
  • Early Lessons for Kittens
  • How Older Cats Change
  • Kneading
  • Plus much more...

Module 21

Feline Actions

This module covers topics such as:

  • About catnip and presents
  • About belly up and halloween cat
  • About grooming
  • About catnaps
  • Plus much more...

Module 22

Feline Psychiatric Challenges

This module covers topics such as:

  • The ins and outs of litter trays
  • Why cats soil other places
  • How to deal with litter challenges
  • About jumping up
  • Plus much more...

Module 23

Cat Anxiety, Fear and Aggression

This module covers topics such as:

  • What separation anxiety
  • Why cats fear thunderstorms
  • About outdoor phobias
  • About eating disorders
  • Plus much more...

Module 24

Understanding Rabbits and Rabbit Psychology

This module covers topics such as:

  • Building a relationship with your rabbit
  • Common misconstrued behaviour
  • Rabbit Elimination
  • The Chew
  • Plus much more...

Module 25

Understanding Hamsters and Gerbils

This module covers topics such as:

  • Types of Hamsters and Gerbils
  • Comparison to other Rodents
  • About hamster talk
  • About gerbil talk
  • Plus much more...