Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

By: ASAS School

November 14, 2017


Program Introduction

The programme, which is geared towards Blended & Work-Based Learning, seeks to expose students to the world of Applied Psychology, which pertains to the application of Psychology to real-world issues with the specific aim of creating a positive impact in broad areas of modern life. Developed in consultation with a clinical agency, the programme further hopes to imbue students with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to be an effective Scientist-Practitioner.




Academic Requirements


  • Minimum 21 years old
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or equivalent


Language Requirements


  • Language proficiency:
    • GCE O Level English C6 and above or
    • minimum IELTS 5.5 or
    • PTEA 45

Course Commencement Dates

The first day of class is tentatively 20th February 2018.


Structure and Duration

  • 6 Modules
  • 6 months, Part-time
  • 2 evenings per week, 6.45pm – 9.45pm
  • Full-time study is not available


Assessment Methods

You will be assessed on the basis of:

Assessment Description Value Due Date
A-1 Learning Portfolio 50% TBC
A-2 Class Participation 10% NA
A-3 Structured Essay (Character
Profiling Exercise)
40% TBC

More information regarding the assessments shall be provided at Lesson 1 (upon enrolment into the
course). Marking Schemes for the assessments shall also be provided (where appropriate).


Delivery Method

Classroom based.


Graduation Requirements

  • Earn at least a ‘C’ Grade minimum in all attempted modules.
  • Students will be conferred Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.


Course Fees

Kindly refer to the Payment of Fees page


Teaching Staff & Student-Teacher ratio

For complete list and profile of our lecturers, please click here

Average Teacher-Student ratio is 1:49.


Program Subjects

Students must complete 6 subjects from the list below. Please click the icons under “Read more” to download the course syllabus.

Course Plan

  • Id
  • Subject Title
  • Credit Hours
  •
  • 1
  • Applied Psychology I: Understanding Forensic Psychology
  • 3
  • 2
  • Applied Psychology II: Counselling & Therapeutic Practices
  • 3
  • 3
  • Developmental Psychology in Practice
  • 3
  • 4
  • Introduction To Psychological Applications & Ethical Practice
  • 3
  • 5
  • Practitioner Research: An Introduction To Qualitative Methods
  • 3
  • 6
  • Social Psychology in Practice
  • 3