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Psychology is a popular and vibrant area of study that focuses on understanding people – our human condition, behaviours and experiences. It is about using that understanding to try to predict and influence behaviour and experiences. The programme covers the fundamentals in the diverse discipline of Psychology and prepares students with knowledge and skills for a wide range of careers.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Entry Requirements: 

i. IELTS 5.0 OR its equivalent. Pass in Math and Science IELTS

ii. A Pass in high school or equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in 2 subjects and Pass in Math and Science IELTS


iii. A-Level with pass in 2 subjects, Pass in Math and Science IELTS


iv. A Pass in Foundation programme or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00, Pass in Math and Science IELTS

Programme Structure: 

Sem 1 

  • ITN4023 Applied Digital Skills   
  • SIQ4013 General Psychology
  • APS 4013 Orientation to Psychology
  • APS4023 Cyberpsychology
  • AWS4013 General Language Training

Sem 2 

  • MPU2183 Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban 
  • MPU2133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
  • CLE4043 Inclusion in Early Childhood
  • HDP4013 Developmental Psychology 

Sem 3 

  • HRM4013 Human Resource Management
  • MPU2123 Bahasa Kebangsaan A 
  • MPU2243 Growth Mindset 
  • IDF4013 Motivation and Emotions
  • SOC4013 Social Psychology 
  • COG4013 Cognitive Psychology 
  • SIQ4043 History of Psychology 

Sem 4 

  • IDF4023 Positive Psychology
  • IDF4033 Personality Psychology 
  • SIQ4024 Basic Statistics
  • MPU2432 Co-Curriculum: Sustainability Thinking
  • APS4033 Forensic Psychology
  • BIO4013 Biological Psychology

Sem 5 

  • APS4043 Educational Psychology
  • SIQ4034 Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption

Sem 6 

  • IDF4044 Abnormal Psychology
  • VPY4013 Ethics in Psychology
  • APS4054 Counselling Psychology
  • APS4063 Health Psychology
  • APS4073 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • SIQ4053 Psychological Testing

Coursework - 60 % 
Exam - 40%

Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Diploma in Psychology programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
Career Opportunities: 

Human Resource Executive and Psychology Teaching Assistant