Advanced Diploma in Psychology, Psychology Course Singapore

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Advanced Diploma in Psychology

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  •     Catherine : 6533 2743

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    This is a 12-month part-time programme covering a range of theoretical, analytical, conceptual and functional skills in psychology. The study of psychology will enrich students with an understanding of the behaviour, relationships and the workings of the human mind, which are relevant to many careers and professions. Students will learn social and cognitive development, human development and abnormal psychology.

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    • Acquire basic knowledge of psychology as a discipline;
    • Understand different research methods used by psychologists;
    • Learn major fields of psychology (abnormal, behavioural, biological, cognitive, developmental, educational, health, and sociocultural);
    • Recognise and respect human diversity and understand that psychological explanations may vary across populations, age groups and contexts;
    • Use the concepts, language and major theories of the discipline to account for psychological phenomena.

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    The ADIP programme begins by introducing students to the nature of psychology as a discipline and explaining the different research methods used by psychologists. The students will understand the different fields of psychology and apply psychological principles to individual, social and organisational issues.

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    10 Modules
    Module 1 Introduction to Psychology
    Module 2 Research Methods
    Module 3 Biological Psychology
    Module 4 Cognitive Psychology
    Module 5 Developmental Psychology
    Module 6 Social Psychology
    Module 7 Abnormal Psychology
    Module 8 Educational Psychology
    Module 9 Industrial and Organisational Psychology
    Module 10 Health Psychology
    Modules Synopses

    Click here for information on modules in this programme.


    Click here for lecturers in this programme.

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    Each module will be formally assessed by written assignments ( 50% ) and an examination ( 50% ). Students must attend 75% of the classes to qualify for the examination.

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    For admission to the ADIP programme:

    • Candidates should possess a Diploma in Learning Disorders Management & Child Psychology offered by College of Allied Educators, OR,
    • Candidates should possess at least passes in 2 'A' Level and 2 'AO' Level subjects including a pass in General Paper obtained at the GCE 'A' Level (English) Singapore-Cambridge Examination;
    • Degree in any discipline.

    For applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements, on a case-by-case basis, they may be required to take on bridging modules FIRST, before enrolling into this course.

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    Course Fee & Information
    Preview Days & Time Mondays - Fridays
    *Estimated duration of the free preview is 1-hour.
    New Intake Commencement
    Date / Day / Time
    10 October 2014 / Friday / 7.00pm
    Duration 12 Months (Part-Time)
    Contact Hours 3 Hours x 2 Per Week
    Schedule Wednesdays & Fridays
    7.00pm – 10.00pm
    Course Fee Structure Payment to be made to
    Application Fee 1 2 S$270.00
    1Non Refundable Fee
    2Consists of Application, Materials, and Student Card Fees
    Course Fee S$5,800.00
    Total Payable before GST S$6,070.00
    GST of 7% S$424.90
    Total Payable after GST S$6,494.90
    Payment Mode Cash / NETS / Credit Card1 / Cheque
    1Interest-free instalment up to 12 months available for UOB Credit Card Holders.

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    For programme enquiries and/or registration for a programme preview, kindly contact us by :

  •     Enquiry Form

  •    Catherine : 6533 2743
  • Thank You for your interest in our programme! We look forward to hear and see you soon!

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