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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.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the SEGiUniDigital Platform. 

Entry Requirements: 

Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 23 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No

  1. Introduction: Past for Present
    1. Approaches to Historical Investigation
    2. Eastern Traditions in Psychology
    3. The Crossroads: Persia and the Middle East
      1. India
        1. Hindu Science and Philosophy
        2. Buddhism
      2. China
        1. Early Philosophies
        2. Confucius
        3. Later Philosophies
  2. Psychological Foundations in Ancient Greece. The crowning of Greek Philosophy
    1. From Rome Through the Middle Ages.
    2. The Reawakening of Intellectual Life.
    3. The Papacy and the church power.
    4. The Renassaince : Setting the stage The Italian Energy
  3. The Emergence of Modern Science.
    1. Sensationalism and Positivism: The French Traditions.
  4. Mental Passivity: The British Tradition.
  5. Mental Activity: The German Tradition.
  6. Competing Models of Psychology.
  7. The Founding of Modern Psychology. Psychology as modern and natural science
  8. American Functionalism
  9. The Gestalt Movement : Gestalt Psychology. Basic Principles.
  10. Psychoanalysis.
    1. The founding of Psycholoanalysis.
    2. The disciples.
    3. Social Psychoanalysis
  11. Behaviorism : Watsonian & Broadening Behaviorism .
  12. The Third Force Movement : Existential & Phenomenological Psychology
  13. Cognitive Psychology : Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Revolution.
  14. Contemporary Psychology : Post System Psychology
Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in History of Psychology (BPSY), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of  Psychology
Continuing Education: 

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):

  1. Master of Psychology 
Career Opportunities: 

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%