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This course introduces students to the scientific study of social behaviour. It  explores a range of topics in social psychology, from how we think about ourselves, how we think about others, and how we interact and communicate with others. It seeks to determine how people’s feelings, behavior and thoughts are influenced by certain events, situations and the presence of other people. Some problematic aspects of human behaviour, such as prejudice and aggression are also covered.

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 Social Psychology
  2. Research in Social Psychology
  3. The Self
  4. Social Beliefs and Judgements
  5. Attitude and Behaviour
  6. Culture, Genes and Gender
  7. Conformity and Obedience
  8. Persuasion
  9. Group Influence
  10. Prejudice
  11. Helping Behaviour

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%

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