Course Description

Abnormal Psychology

Global Edulink

Are you interested in studying human behaviour?

This Abnormal Psychology course is the perfect opportunity. Abnormal Psychology is a division of Psychology that deals with any behaviour deemed to be unusual which cannot be categorised by a known mental illness. This specialist area is particularly useful in the field of clinical psychology, so if you hope to study clinical psychology, or hope to become a clinical psychologist, then this course would be ideal.

The course is divided into modules which are comprehensive and very informative. Learners will gain insight into clinical research, different models of abnormal behaviour, and the ethics of psychological research. As well as this, study different behaviour states, such as dissociative disorders, personality disorders, and cognitive disorder to name just a few. Learners who complete this course successfully will have a well-rounded and technical knowledge of the subject, having gained skills which can be transferred to further study, or work.

Learning with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests, and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification. 

Course Curriculum

  1. What Is Abnormal Psychology? & Clinical Research.
  2. What Is Biological Psychology?
  3. The Psychodynamic Behavioural And Abnormal Functioning Models
  4. The Cognitive Model, And The Humanistic-Existential Model Of Abnormal Functioning
  5. The Sociocultural Model And Abnormal Functioning
  6. What Is The Diathesis Stress Model In Psychology?
  7. Clinical Assessment Of Psychological Disorders
  8. Understanding Mood And Managing Anxiety Disorders
  9. Understanding Somatoform And Managing Stress Disorders
  10. What Is Dissociative Disorder And Anorexia Nervosa?
  11. Sexual Dysfunction & Gender Identity Disorders
  12. Overview Of Substance And Psychotic Use Disorders
  13. Introduction To Cognitive And Lifespan Development Disorders
  14. Types Of Personality And Factitious Disorders
  15. Treatments Of Abnormality And Ethical And Legal Issues

Who is this course aimed at?

  • This course would be very suitable for anyone hoping to go on to higher study, or those hoping to work in Psychology, particularly clinical psychology.
  • This course would also benefit people hoping to go on to further study of psychology.

Course Description

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Method of assessment

At the end of the course, learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate in Abnormal Psychology Training.

Benefits you will gain

  • High-quality e-learning study materials and mock exams.
  • Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
  • 24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
  • Benefit of applying for NUS extra Discount Card.
  • Recognized Accredited Qualification.
  • Excellent customer service and administrative support.

College Name Global Edulink
Course Category Health Care, Humanities & Social Sciences, Psychology Courses
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification CPD
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Carlow, Ireland
Course Fee 49
Course Duration 365 Days
Entry Requirements Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
Career Path This certificate will boost up your qualifications for a scope of job roles in the psychology industry. This certificate can also help you with your career progression goals as it improves your knowledge and expertise for the various job promotions and salary increment incentives put forth by the organisation. Listed below are few of the job roles this certificate will benefit you in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, • Clinical Psychologist – £39,537 per annum • Mental Health Counselor – £24,270 per annum • Educational Psychologist – £39,945 per annum • Forensic Psychologist – £31,283 per annum • Psychologist – £30,955 per annum • Sports Psychologist – £25,000 per annum
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