Specialist Diploma in Psychology Studies

Provided by: Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course Introduction

Program Introduction

Psychology study is about learning brain and behavior of human. The program will help you to understand yourself and the people around you. It complements all areas of profession as it will enhance your ability to communicate with others. For student who wants a career as a psychologist, you will learn how people change and grow throughout lifespan and how it impacts their mental health.

Potential Career Path in following industry: Counselors, Assistance in Health and Social Services, Sales & Marketing Personnel, Public Relations, Education and Training, Administration in all industries

Entry Requirements

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
  • 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.

Fees & Funding

Fees Breakdown Total Payable (S$)
Registration fee $150
Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) $200
Course material fee $80 – $150 each
Graduation fee $250
Admin fee $300 (Applicable for monthly payment only)
$200 (Applicable for Bi-Monthly payment mode)
Waived Admin Fee for Half-yearly payment mode
Module Repeat fee (*Subject to changes based on prevailing rate) $725
Course fee $5,800
Student & Government grants might be available, please call our consultants to enquire TODAY!
Funding / Grants
  • Skillsfuture Credit
  • Skills Development Fund
  • Other grants: ASAS student grant, Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA), Workforce Training Support (WTS)

Study Mode & Duration

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%)
  • Final 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.

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 Psychology Studies upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.

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