DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY


Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Full-Time/Part-Time
Overview

Ever intrigued by the human mind and its unfathomable mysteries? The Diploma in Psychology is designed to equip students with the fundamental skillsets and techniques to uncover individuals’ thought patterns. An interesting field to pursue, this program aims to develop their understanding on major topics involving human emotions and motivations on a deeper level. In this course of study, students can effectively prepare themselves for both work and further studies at an applied level.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded with the Diploma in Psychology by DIMENSIONS International College. This certification opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities ranging from psychology assistants, research assistant to human resource executive. Alternatively, students can further their academic qualification with an Advanced Diploma in Psychology offered at DIMENSIONS.

Objective

  • To introduce students to the field of psychology and enable them to effectively identify diverse behavioural and mental processes.
  • To equip students with the insights into how social psychological thinking has developed across time and how social psychology contributes to the understanding of human behaviour.

Designed for

  • O-Level graduates who possess the interest and aptitude to discover the scientific study and motives behind human actions and interactions.
  • Working personnel who are looking to acquire techniques to excel in the industry.
Course Structure

Course Structure

Diploma in Psychology consists of 8 modules.

Course Outline

  • Outline for Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Outline for Statistics
  • Outline for Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Outline for Social Psychology
  • Outline for Psychology of Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition
  • Outline for Research Methods
  • Outline for Cognitive Psychology
  • Outline for Organizational Psychology

Scope of Study

Principles, theories and case studies related to psychology

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials, discussions and research

Commencement Date/Intakes

To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2019, please click here.
To check the dates of Programme Intake for 2020, please click here.
DIMENSIONS reserves the right to change the intakes at any time without prior notice.

Course Fees

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Full-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

500.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

9,000.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

560.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

300.00

5. Course Material

:S$

600.00

6. Medical Check-Up Fee

:S$

60.00

7. International Student Management Fee

:S$

500.00

8. ICA Processing and Student’s Pass Fee

:S$

120.00

7% GST

:S$

814.80

Total

:S$

12,454.80

Part-time

1. Application Fee (Non – refundable)

:S$

100.00

2. Tuition Fee

:S$

9,000.00

3. Administrative Fee

:S$

500.00

4. Examination Fee

:S$

300.00

5. Course Material

:S$

600.00

7% GST

:S$

735.00

Total

:S$

11,235.00

Please click here for more information on the fees which are likely to be incurred during the students’ course of study. Students are expected to pay for the stipulated fee(s) incurred, if necessary.

Note 1: All miscellaneous fees are inclusive of 7% GST.
Note 2: Total course fees paid (except application fee and GST) by students are protected under the Fee Protection Scheme (FPS).
Note 3: All students must sign the Advisory Note to Student before signing the Standard PEI-Student Contract.
Note 4: The Standard PEI-Student Contract must be signed by the student prior to making course fees payments to DIMENSIONS.
Note 5: The course fees shown above are effective from 1st January 2019. DIMENSIONS reserves the right to make necessary amendments to the course fees without prior notice.

Payment Mode

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For more information on Fee Protection Scheme (FPS), please click here.
For further details, please contact your Admissions Officer at 6334 0600.

Duration

8 months Institutional Training
Maximum allowed period for a student to complete the course is 16 months

Opportunities for Further Education/Career Pathway

Students may consider taking up an Advanced Diploma in Psychology before pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree.

Notes:
Foreigner’s application for jobs in Singapore is subject to the approval from the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MOM). DIMENSIONS DOES NOT GUARANTEE any success rate of approval.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Academic Level:

Local students GCE ‘A’ level with at least 1 subject pass or DIMENSIONS Business Foundation or other private Foundation Certificate (with equivalent entry requirements as Foundation Diploma in Business and subject to approval).
International students Equivalent to Year 12 from the respective home country of the applicant.

Note: Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
English Proficiency : At least IELTS 5.5 or CAE Level 4 or pass the English Proficiency Test at equivalent level conducted by DIMENSIONS. English proficiency may be considered to have been met and an IELTS score may not be required if applicant possesses a highest qualification where English was the sole medium of instruction.

Assessment & Awards

Class Periods

Full-time

Monday to Friday: 8.30am - 11.30am and/or 12.15pm - 3.15pm and/or 3.30pm - 6.30pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Part-time

Weekday (Monday to Friday)
Sessions will be conducted from 7.00pm to 10.00pm

and/or

Weekend (Saturday and/or Sunday)
Sessions will be conducted within 9.00am to 6.00pm

3 hours per session. All specific programme schedules will be reflected in the timetable.

Examination Period

Examination in course and/or at the end of semester

Assessment Methods

Assignments, examinations and/or presentations

Assessment Grading Criteria

Theory Component
A: (80 marks and above)
B: (70 – 79 marks)
C: (60 – 69 marks)
D: (50 – 59 marks)
F: Fail (49 marks and below)

Assessment Weighting
60% assignments and presentations; 40% examinations
(Statistics: 80% assignments; 20% examination)

Note:

  • A student who fails with average mark less than 30 is required to retake the module.
  • A student who fails more than half of the total number of modules is required to retake the whole course.

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months after the final assessment

Qualification Award

Diploma in Psychology Awarded by DIMENSIONS International College

Graduation Requirements

A “Pass” in all modules
Note 1: International Student must achieve at least 90% attendance rate (ICA Requirement).
Note 2: International Student must not be absent for more than 7 consecutive days without valid reason (ICA Requirement).
Note 3: Students who do not require ICA’s student’s pass must achieve at least 80% attendance rate.Our College only accept medical certificates as proof for absenteeism. Any other documents should only be accepted on a case-by-case basis with full justification and be acceptable by ICA.
Note 4: In the first week of studies, an induction session will be conducted. The students will be briefed by the Academic Staff on full details of the course including scheme of work, timetable, assessments and grading, assessment and exam dates and venue and many other academic matters.
Note 5: DIMENSIONS has the right to cancel a class/an intake if the minimum number of students enrolled is less than 10 for any programme per class. Students may enroll into a later intake, if any, or withdraw from course. (For refund, please refer to our Refund Policy).
Note 6: Students (both international and local) must achieve an attendance rate of 80% and above in order to qualify for examinations.