Graduate Diploma in Health Psychology

Postgraduate Diploma in Applied 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

For mature students, the language proficiency will be assessed by the school on a case-by-case basis

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 Health 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 8 subjects from the list below.

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

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Modules

ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Developmental Psychology 3
2. General Psychology 3
3. Cognitive Psychology 3
4. Health Psychology 3
5. Substance Abuse 3
6. Behaviour Modification 3
7. Psychology of Aging p
8. Freshman Composition 1 (Core) 3
9. Human Sexuality 3
10. Abnormal Child Psychology 3
11. Counseling and Psychotherapy 3
12. Psychological Testing and Assessment 3
13. Abnormal Psychology 3
14. Child Play Therapy 3
15. Children with Special Needs  3
16. Forensic Psychology 3
17. Social Psychology 3
18. Introduction to Social Science Research 3

Free Electives

ID Subject Title Credit Hours
1. Present Information 1.5
2. Write Reports 1.5
3. Project A Positive and Professional Image 0.5
4. Provide Go-The-Extra-Miles Service 0.5
5. Respond To Service Challenges 0.5

Course Plan

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