Specialist Diploma in Educational Psychology

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By: ASAS School

October 14, 2014

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Program Introduction

The field of Educational Psychology is the study of learning processes, what motivates individual to learn, methods in classroom management, understands the differences in intelligence, cognitive development and helping children and young people who are going through terrible time within an educational setting. The concern of emotional problems and learning difficulties are part of the challenges that faced daily. ASAS will provide students with the knowledge and understanding in how to tackle crisis like this in the real world setting.

Career involves working in Schools, Childcare Centres, Higher Education Consultant, Training Organizations and Counsellors.

 

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 Educational 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
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  • 3
  • General Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 4
  • Psychology of Learning
  • 3
  •  
  • 5
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 6
  • Stress Management
  • 3
  •  
  • 7
  • Motivation
  • 3
  •  
  • 8
  • Sports Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 9
  • Education Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 10
  • Counseling
  • 3
  •  
  • 11
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 12
  • Theories of Personality
  • 3
  •  
  • 13
  • Abnormal Child Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 14
  • Introduction to Early Childhood Education
  • 3
  •  
  • 15
  • Developmental Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 16
  • Child Play Therapy
  • 3
  •  
  • 17
  • Crime and Delinquency
  • 3
  •  
  • 18
  • Forensic Psychology
  • 3
  •  
  • 19
  • Write Reports
  • 3
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