Specialist Diploma in Child Psychology

Provided by: Arium School of Arts & Sciences
Awarded by: Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course Introduction

A child psychology program learns the mind, societal and emotional development of children. If you love working with kids, do consider a profession as a child psychologist who understands, prevents, diagnoses and treats developmental, cognitive, social and emotional issues of a child.
Potential Career Path in following industry: Assistant in Childcare Centers, Counselors in Pre School, Nursery, Child Psychologist, Childcare worker.


 

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements
  • Minimum 16 years old
  • 2 GCE ’O’ Level passes (minimum Grade C6) in any subjects, (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
    • 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
One-time Only Admin Fee (Payable at the end of the program) $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%)
  • 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
  • Achieve a minimum 24 credits and earn at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0.
  • Students will be conferred Specialist Diploma in Child Psychology upon completion, awarded by Arium School of Arts & Sciences.
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