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The course introduces students to the language of psychology, and the academic skills required of a student of psychology. They will have opportunities to search and access key texts and journals, using appropriate academic tools. The course also provides an overview of career paths in psychology and the use of technology in psychology.

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 
Prerequisites - No
  1. Philosoply of Psychology & Popular Psychology
  2. Psychology Career Development
  3. Academic Writing Style
  4. Literature search : More than just Google
  5. Crafting literature review
  6. Critical appraisal in writing
  7. Plagiarism and paraphrasing
  8. Citation
  9. Referencing
  10. Criticial thinking in psychology course
  11. Creativity in psychology course

Coursework - 60 % 
Exam - 40% 

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