Specialist Diploma in Child Psychology

graduate diploma in education and child psychology

By: ASAS School

October 14, 2014

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Program Introduction

A child psychology program learns the mind, societal and emotional development of children. If you love working with kids, do consider a profession as a child psychologist who understands, prevents, diagnoses and treats developmental, cognitive, social and emotional issues of a child.

Potential Career Path in following industry: Assistant in Childcare Centers, Counselors in Pre School, Nursery, Child Psychologist, Childcare worker.

 

Eligibility

Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 16 years old
  • 2 ’O’ Level credits, (OR)
  • Nitec, Higher Nitec or equivalent, (OR)
  • WSQ Certificate (any framework), (OR)
  • Mature Students (minimum 30 years old with 8 years of working experience)

Language Requirements

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

 

Course Commencement Dates

Please click here for the list of dates.

 

Structure and Duration

  • 8 Modules
  • Minimum 12 months, Part-time
  • 2 evenings per week, 6.45pm – 9.15pm
  • Full-time study is not available

 

Assessment Methods

The following types of direct assessment methods are used as evaluation tools for each module:

  • Assignments (60%)
  • Mid-term Exam (20%)
  • Final Exam (20%)

Assignments may consist of Multiple choice, True/False, Short answer questions and written assignment such as essays, Case Studies, Critical Reviews and Research Papers.

 

Delivery Method

Classroom based.

 

Graduation Requirements

  • Achieve a minimum 24 credits and earn at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Students will be conferred Specialist Diploma in Child 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 1:45.

 

Testimonials

Siti Nazirah Bte Rusali Class of 2013
I’ve learnt more about how kids mind works and more knowledge in the modules I’ve taken. I find the counselling module very interesting. I like the classroom environment. I got the chance to learn and discuss with my classmates who has the same interest as me. The lecturers are all very knowledgeable and friendly. I choose ASAS because they have good feedbacks from students. They offered the course I wanted.

Program Subjects

Students must complete 1 core and 7 electives

ASAS does not offer all the subjects listed below each semester or each year. Certain subjects may be offered on an alternate-year basis or as determined by demand. Check with our consultants on the availability of the subjects: http://asasedu.com/contact-us/

Course Plan

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  • Subject Title
  • Credit Hours
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  • 1
  • Freshman Composition 1 (Core)
  • 3
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  • 2
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • 3
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  • 3
  • General Psychology
  • 3
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  • 4
  • Child Development
  • 3
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  • 5
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • 3
  •  
  • 6
  • Health, Safety & Nutrition of Young Children
  • 3
  •  
  • 7
  • Counseling
  • 3
  •  
  • 8
  • Child Play Therapy
  • 3
  •  
  • 9
  • Abnormal Child Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 10
  • Parenting : Parent-Child Relationship
  • 3
  •  
  • 11
  • Psychology of Learning
  • 3
  •  
  • 12
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 13
  • Education Psychology
  • 3
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  • 14
  • Crime and Delinquency
  • 3
  •  
  • 15
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 16
  • Theories of Personality
  • 3
  •  
  • 17
  • Motivation
  • 3
  •  
  • 18
  • Forensic Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 19
  • Write Reports
  • 3
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