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Micro-credential certification in History of Psychology PSY1024 (BPSY)
This subject provides students with an overview of how psychology became an independent discipline as a scientific field. The subject addresses the contentions that had happened due to the diversity of fields in psychology. This diversity would help students to understand the current issues.
This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform.
Entry Requirements - No
Age Experience - 23 Years Above
Language Proficiency - Yes
Numeracy Proficiency - No
Pre-requisites - No
- Introduction: Past for Present
- Approaches to Historical Investigation
- Eastern Traditions in Psychology
- The Crossroads: Persia and the Middle East
- Hindu Science and Philosophy
- Early Philosophies
- Later Philosophies
- Psychological Foundations in Ancient Greece. The crowning of Greek Philosophy
- From Rome Through the Middle Ages.
- The Reawakening of Intellectual Life.
- The Papacy and the church power.
- The Renassaince : Setting the stage The Italian Energy
- The Emergence of Modern Science.
- Sensationalism and Positivism: The French Traditions.
- Mental Passivity: The British Tradition.
- Mental Activity: The German Tradition.
- Competing Models of Psychology.
- The Founding of Modern Psychology. Psychology as modern and natural science
- American Functionalism
- The Gestalt Movement : Gestalt Psychology. Basic Principles.
- The founding of Psycholoanalysis.
- The disciples.
- Social Psychoanalysis
- Behaviorism : Watsonian & Broadening Behaviorism .
- The Third Force Movement : Existential & Phenomenological Psychology
- Cognitive Psychology : Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Revolution.
- Contemporary Psychology : Post System Psychology
- Bachelor of Psychology
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Psychology programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
- Master of Psychology
Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%