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This course will review personality theories of prominent psychologists such as Freud, Jung, Erikson, Skinner, , Allport, and Rogers, whose theories represent four different approaches and paradigms. Related research based on these psychologists will also be reviewed in this course.

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. Introduction to Personality Psychology
  2. Personality definitions and classical theories
  3. Psychoanalytic Approach
  4. Freud: Classical Psychoanalysis
  5. Neo-psychoanalytic Approaches (cont.)
  6. Jung: Analytical Psychology"
  7. Neo-psychoanalytic Approaches (cont.)
  8. Adler: Individual Psychology"
  9. Neo-psychoanalytic Approaches (cont.)
  10. Horney: Neurotic Needs and Trends"
  11. The Genetics Approach
  12. Allport: Motivation and Personality
  13. The Genetics Approach (cont.)
  14. Cattell, Eysenck, and other Trait Theorists
  15. Analysing and describing individual personality
  16.  The Cognitive Approach Kelly: Personal Construct Theory
  17. The Humanistic Perspective
  18. Rogers: Self-Actualization Theory
  19. The Specific Traits: Locus of Control, Sensation seeking and Learner Helplessness

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%

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