fbpx Micro-credential certification in Cognitive Psychology COG4013 (DIPPSY) | Africa Open Learning

This course aims to introduce cognitive psychological theories and their applications in daily life. It covers topics beginning with the centre of cognition, which is the brain, and goes on to the topics of attention, perception, memory, categorisation, knowledge, reasoning and language. This course also consolidates all topics within the study of cognitive psychology to explain human responses and experience.

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 
Min. Age Requirement - 19 Years Old and Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Prerequisites - No

  1. Overview on Cognitive Psychology
  2. Cognitive Neuroscience
  3. Sensation and Perception
  4. Attention
  5. Models of Memory: Sensory, Short-term and Working memory
  6. Models of Memory: Long term Memory, Retrieval and Consolidation
  7. Memory in Daily Life and Memory Errors
  8. Knowledge and Concepts
  9. Visual Imagery
  10. Language and Comprehension
  11. Problem Solving
  12. Reasoning and Decision-Making

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Cognitive 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