Graduate Diploma in Education and Child Psychology

graduate diploma in education and child psychology

By: ASAS School

October 15, 2014

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Program Introduction

To acquire a basic understanding of Psychology as an empirical science. To be exposed to the diversity of topic areas covered within the discipline of Psychology & Advanced study of Psychology. Able to to select and use the appropriate methods required to pursue a career in Psychology. To understand the theoretical background to, construction of, administration of and interpretation of psychology tests and assessment procedures.

 

Eligibility

Academic Requirements

  • Minimum 21 years old
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline
  • or a Diploma holder from Polytechnic / Advanced Diploma from Private Education Institutions or equivalent with minimum of 3 years working experience can be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • or 30 years old and above with 8 years working experience but without academic qualification can be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Language Requirements

  • Language proficiency:
    • GCE O Level English C6 and above
    • or minimum IELTS 5.5
    • or PTEA 45
    • or WPLN level 5 in Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing

 

Course Fees

If you apply for our programs, you can receive grants of up to S$1,700 for Graduate Diplomas.

SkillsFuture Credits: Singaporeans aged 25 and above may use their SkillsFuture credits of up to S$500.

Additional Government Subsidies: Singaporeans and PRs may receive additional Government subsidies of up to 70%.

Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA): Singaporeans aged 21 to 30 may use their PSEA to offset up to S$3,420, if available, of their course fees.

For miscellaneous fees, kindly refer to the Payment of Fees page.

Leave us a message or give us a call at 6338 0727 to find out more about your eligibility for the above!

 

Course Commencement Dates

Please click here for the list of dates.

 

Structure and Duration

  • 8 Modules
  • 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%)
  • Exam (40%)

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

The exam is held within 1 to 4 weeks after the last lesson.

 

Delivery Method

Classroom based.

 

Graduation Requirements

  • Earn at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.3.
  • Students will be conferred Graduate Diploma in Education & Child Psychology upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.

 

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 5 core electives and 3 free 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: https://asasedu.com/contact-us/

 

Student Contract

Click here to download a sample of the student contract for this course.

 

Modules

Core Electives (Choose 5 modules from below)

ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Abnormal Child Psychology 3
2. Abnormal Psychology 3
3. Behaviour Modification 3
4. Child Play Therapy 3
5. Cognitive Psychology 3
6. Development Psychology 3
7. Education Psychology 3

Free Electives

ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Child Development 3
2. Children with Special Needs 3
3. Classroom Management (WSQ) 3
4. Early Intervention: Fundamentals and Principles (WSQ) 3
5. Early Intervention: Key Practices and Strategies (WSQ) 3
6. Ethics, Values and Legislation (WSQ) (Classroom & Asynchronous) 3
7. Para-Counselling (WSQ) 3
8. Parenting: Parent – Child Relationship 3
9. Present Information (WSQ) 1.5
10. Psychological Testing and Assessment 3
11. Research Methods 3
12. Resilience and Self-Care (WSQ) 3
13. Service Challenges (WSQ) 0.5
14. Service Excellence (WSQ) 1
15. Write Reports 1.5

Course Plan

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