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This subject introduces psychology as a scientific field with many other different subfields and specialty areas.  Biological psychology is the branch of psychology concerned primarily with how biological processes and the underlying physiological events affect, or are involved in human behaviour and mental processes.

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. What Is Psychology?
    1. Psychology, Pseudoscience and Crtical & Creative thinking of psychology
    2. Early Psychology and Modern Psychology
    3. Major Psychological perspectives
  2. How Psychologists Do Research
    1. Descriptive studies
    2. Correlational studies
    3. Experiments
    4. Evaluations and Findings
    5. APA styles
  3. Genes, Evolution, and Environment
    1. Language , intelligence
      1. The Brain and Nervous System
    2. Nervous System; Two Hemispheres in the brain
      1. Body Rhythms and Mental States
    3. Biological Rhythm; The rhythm of Sleep
    4. Hypnosis; Consciousness
  4. "Development Over the Life Span
    1. Conception through first year
    2. Cognitive, Moral, Gender Development
    3. Adolescence
    4. Adulthood
    5. Old Age
  5. Sensation and Perception
    1. Sensational Senses
    2. Vision, Hearing and Other senses
    3. Perceptual Powers
  6. Learning and Conditioning
    1. Classical Conditioning
    2. Operant Conditioning
    3. Learning and the Mind
  7. Thinking and Intelligence
    1. Cognition
    2. Reasoning rationally
    3. Measuring intelligence
  8. Memory
    1. Reconstructuring the past
    2. Memory and the power of suggestions
    3. Three-box model of memory
    4. Forgetting
  9. Emotion, Stress, and Health
    1. Emotion and body
    2. Emotion and Culture
    3. Stress and Emotion
  10. Motivation
    1. Hunger, thirst
    2. Maslow's hierarchy of needs
    3. Motives to love, motives to achieve
  11. Theories of Personality
    1. Psychodynamic and personality
    2. Modern Study of personality
    3. Genetic Influences on Personality
    4. Environmental and Cultural influences on personality
  12. Social Psychology
    1. Behavior in Social and Cultural Context
    2. Roles and Rules
    3. Social Influences
    4. Individuals in Groups

Coursework - 60%
Exam - 40%

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