Specialist Diploma in Counseling Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Psychology

By: ASAS School

October 14, 2014

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Program Introduction

Counseling Psychology is to understand how to assist people to recover their sense of well being, improve their distress, resolve their emergency and enhance their ability to work out problems and make judgment for themselves. Students will get to learn the techniques and theories behind how to advice and guide in the real world.

Careers involved working in Schools, Nursery & Childcare Centers, HR Personnel, Rehabilitation & Correction Centers, Mental Health services, Community Services and Social Services.

 

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 Counseling 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.

 

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
  •  
  • 3
  • General Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 4
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 5
  • Developmental Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 6
  • Theories of Personality
  • 3
  •  
  • 7
  • Counseling
  • 3
  •  
  • 8
  • Motivation
  • 3
  •  
  • 9
  • Psychology of Learning
  • 3
  •  
  • 10
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 11
  • Abnormal Child Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 12
  • Stress Management
  • 3
  •  
  • 13
  • Marriage and Family
  • 3
  •  
  • 14
  • Education Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 15
  • Child Development
  • 3
  •  
  • 16
  • Forensic Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 17
  • Write Reports
  • 3
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