Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychology

Teach. Guide. Inspire.


The Advanced Diploma in Educational Psychology from Notting Hill College is the right choice to become a better teacher and update your teaching skills. With us, you learn how to deliver effective lessons and assess students’ learning despite their individual differences. You will discover how to engage your students throughout practical classroom examples. We provide you with different strategies and information in order to gain the ability to teach students with special educational needs.

Improving Your Ability To Fulfill Your Teaching Role

Course Structure

During this diploma, you will study three main modules as follows:

Module 1

  • Understanding Learning & Teaching

  • Cognitive & Language Development

  • Personal, Social & Moral Development

  • Learning Diversity

  • Learning & Exceptionalities

Module 2

  • Behaviourism & Social Cognitive Theory

  • Cognitive Views of Learning

  • Complex Cognitive Process

  • Knowledge Construction in Social Context

  • Motivation Learning

Module 3

  • Classroom model for Promoting Student Motivation

  • Classroom management

  • Learning & Effective Teaching

  • Increasing Learning through Assessment

  • Standardised Testing & Learning


To apply you need to have the following:

  • Level 4 or 5 equivalent to (Bachelor’s Degree)

  • Teaching experience is neededSignificant working with the young

  • Competence in English

Study Format

To pass this diploma, you are required to study 370-Hours / around 6 months. You can study it in three different ways as follows:

  • Distance Learning

  • Blended Learning

  • Classroom (You can choose your class in the UK, Egypt or UAE)



This course assesses your understanding of the main EP concepts.  You achieve the Diploma upon completing 15 quizzes and 15 essays, questions are either multiple choices or true or false.

You will also receive detailed feedback for your assessments.


Learning Outcomes

By the end of this diploma you will be able to:

  • Discuss trends in student development

  • Identify key cognitive, social and moral development theories

  • Describe the process of learning and the motivation types

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

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

Enabling Educators To Create Improved Lesson Plans That Encourages And Aids Student Learning


If you will study in the UK, you will receive the original book as well as a hard copy of all materials. In case your choice is online learning, then you will have the same book and materials but online on Notting Hill College’s learning portal.



Notting Hill College is accredited by ASIC and BAC and we are an approved centre of ATHE & TQUK; both awarding bodies are recognised by Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation and the Welsh Government. They offer qualifications on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).


*We also offer you a free verification service for your certificate.

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