fbpx Micro-credential certification in Abnormal Psychology IDF4044 (DIPPSY) | Africa Open Learning

This course aims to introduce the research methods used to develop knowledge in the field of psychology. It serves to familiarize the student with the format, mechanism of, and the presentation of research in Psychology.  As well as some simple research designs qualitatively and quantitatively.

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: 
Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 23 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No
  1. History and Concepts of Mental Illness
  2. Research Methods in Abnormal Psychology
  3. Intergrative Approach to Psychopathy & Clinical assessment methods
  4. Stress & Anxiety (PTSD, Acute Stress, Panic, GAD, Phobias, OCD)
  5. Dissociative Disorders (DID, Depersonalization)
  6. Mood Disorder (Depression, Bipolar)
  7. Eating Disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia, Pica)
  8. Sexual Dysfunction (Male & Female)
  9. Neurodevelopmental Disorder (ASD, ADHD)
  10. Ethical issues in Abnormal Psychology

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification Abnormal Psychology (DIPPSY), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Diploma in Psychology
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