fbpx Micro-credential certification in Psychology in Communication KMC3224 (BMC) ** | Africa Open Learning
Overview: 

This introductory module will expose students to various components of psychology. Students will learn about personality development, altered states of consciousness (sleep, dreams, and hypnosis), learning, memory, and abnormal behaviour. Students will also study the biological basis of behaviour, motivation, sensation, perception, health psychology and social psychology. Students will also learn about psychologists' methods in their science and practice. In addition, students are expected to develop their critical thinking skills throughout the module while building their reading, writing, and discussion skills.

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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. 

Discipline: 
Communication Studies
Entry Requirements: 

Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes
Pre-requisites - No

Note: To enter the Bachelor of Mass Communications (Hons) programmes (Pathway) applicants will need to have the following pre-requisites:

IELTS 5.0

i. A pass in senior high school or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (GP 2.00) in any 2 subjects and a credit in English at O level or its equivalent;           

OR
ii. A Level or its equivalent with a minimum Grade E in any 2 subjects and a credit in English at O level or its equivalent;  

OR
iii Matriculation/Foundation with CGPA 2.00 and a credit in English at O level or its equivalent; 

OR 
iv Diploma or equivalent with a min. CGPA of 2.00 and a credit in English at O level or its equivalent;

OR
 v. A Diploma in Media and Communication or its equivalent

Contents: 
  1. Introduction to Psychology                                                                                
  2. Biological Bases of Behavior, Sensation & Perception                                                               
  3. Developmental Psychology (Part 1)                                                                                 
  4. Developmental Psychology (Part 2)                                                                                 
  5. Cognition: Language, Intelligence, And Learning                                                                        
  6. Motivation/Emotion Theories of Personality                                                                              
  7. Memory                                                                                    
  8. Social Psychology (Part 1)                                                                                   
  9. Social Psychology (Part 2)                                                                                   
  10. Abnormal Psychology and Treatments                                                                           
  11. Impression Management Through Writing                                                                                  
  12. Working and Writing in Teams                                                                          
  13. Stress Management                                                                       
  14. Creating Goodwill - You Attitude              
Assessments: 

Assignment - 60%
Final Exam - 40%

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Psychology in Communication (BMC), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons)
Continuing Education: 
Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Mass Communication (Hons) programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):
  1. Master of Arts in Corporate Communication
Career Opportunities: 

Communications Consultant, User Experience (UX) Researcher, Media Psychologist