Micro-Credential Credit Bearing

Micro-Credential in
Cognitive Psychology I


Course Category:

Psychology Skill

Origin Programme:

Mode of Delivery: 

Conventional / ODL

Language of Instruction:


Level of the Course:

Year 1

Credit Value:

3 credits


14 Academic Weeks

Total Learning Hours:

120 hours


This module provides students with a sound understanding of cognitive psychology as a preparation for practice in the field. The module will focus on attention, perception and memory with relevant laboratory activities to enrich theoretical knowledge and applications to real life problems.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the module, the student is expected to be able to:

  1. Discuss and explain the major theories relating to attention.
  2. Discuss and explain the major theories of perception.
  3. Discuss and explain the major theories of memory; remembering, forgetting and association.
  4. Apply theories of cognitive psychology to problems involving attention, perception and memory.

Assessment Methods 
and Types:

Assignment- 30% , Project- 30% & Final Exam- 40%

Content Outline:

  1. Major schools of thought in cognitive psychology 
  2. Attention and filter theories
  3. Memory (short term, long term, emotion and memory) 
  4. The organization of knowledge in the mind 
  5. Problem solving and creativity

Additional Requirement:


Entry Requirement:

Minimum Age: 19 years old

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Entry Requirement of the Origin Programme

Bachelor of
Psychology (Honours)

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