Certificate In Applied Psychology

BMC International College

Course introduction

The Certificate in Applied Psychology programme provides a basic understanding of the principles of psychology and its uses in improving people management skills. You will be introduced to various fields of psychological discipline and gain practical knowledge in the application of these theories in everyday life. This is a useful course for those who wish to learn more about human behaviour and gain basic knowledge in other fields of psychology. This programme is designed for enrichment purposes only. It does not have a direct vocational outcome. Students who complete this programme are not qualified to function as psychologists and cannot market themselves as mental health professionals.

Course Pre-Requisites

16 years and above
High School English Level

Course Outline

Introduction to Social Psychology

  • The power of situation
  • Schemas and Stereotypes
  • Self-evaluation

Understanding others
  • Attribution error
  • Prejudice
  • Discrimination
  • Cognitive Dissonance theory
  • Self perception theory

Motivation and Performance
  • Increase motivation
  • Perfectionism


Local - 18 hours

Method of Delivery

This is a lecture-based course in which different topics/issues related to social psychology will be presented and discussed in class. There are no pre-requisites for this course and no exams. Assignments and discussions, if any, will be conducted in class within the 3-hour lectures.

Award Criteria

Candidates must fulfill at least 75% course attendance requirements to obtain the certificate.

Expected date of release of award


Fee Structures
  • All fees are subject to the prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) unless specified otherwise.
  • Course Application Fee is NOT REFUNDABLE.
  • Do not pay your school fees before you have signed the standard student contract.
  • All fees quoted are in Singapore Dollar (S$).
  • Fees are subject to periodic changes without prior notice.
  • BMC accepts the following methods of payment:
    1. Cash
    2. Cashier's order payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    3. Cheque payable to BMC International College Pte Ltd
    4. NETS
    5. Credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Diners Club & American Express)

Full-Payment Structure
Fees Breakdown(shows the full breakdown of total payable fees) / Total Payable(S$)
Course Application Fee (not covered under FPS and not refundable) - $50.00
Tuition Fee[$1000 - $600 (60% Discount)] - $400.00
Total Course Fees Payable - $450.00
GST - $31.50
Total Course Fees Payable after GST - $481.50

Enjoy group Discounts
Number of students (Under Group) / Total Payable Fee per student(S$)
For 1 student Enrolment (Incl GST) - $481.50
For 2 student Enrolments (Incl GST) - $449.40
For 3 student Enrolments (Incl GST) - $417.30


Local 18 hours

Jurong East Commencement Dates/Timing
  • 8 Sep'15, 7pm to 10pm (Tu/Th)
  • 23 Sep'15, 7pm to 10pm (We/Fr)

Available Course Sessions

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Trainer Profile

BMC Counselling Psychologist / Lecturer

BMC Counselling Psychologist / Lecturer