The Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) aims to produce graduates who will become leaders in the field of psychological service.
It is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and research insights as well as practical skills to interested individuals who have the pre-requisite qualifications to train as specialists in the field of Educational Psychology or Counselling Psychology. The program provides specialist training as an Educational Psychologist or a Counselling Psychologist. It also provides graduates with training towards becoming a Registered Psychologist in Singapore.
The programme has a twin-track structure, one offering a specialisation in Educational Psychology and the other in Counselling Psychology.
Awards at the National Institute of Education are structured in terms of Academic Units (AU). The Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) comprises 42 AU. With effect from Jan 2016, the 42 AU include 4 core courses, 1 prescribed elective, 3 elective courses, two practica attachments, and either:
|Dissertation Option||AU||Non-Dissertation Option||AU|
|8 courses||24||10 courses||30|
|Practicum 1||6||Practicum 1||6|
|Practicum 2||6||Practicum 2||6|
|Total AU||42||Total AU||42|
You must have a good undergraduate degree, preferably with honors, from a reputable university. Preference will be given to those with a first degree in psychology, at least two years of relevant work experience and who are able to pursue the programme full time.
For international applicants, more information on the entry requirements can be found here. : https://www.nie.edu.sg/higher-degrees/admissions/general-entry-requirement/#competency-in-the-english-language-and-gre-requirements
The Master of Arts (Applied Psychology) is offered on both part-time and full-time basis. The candidature periods are as follows:
Our tuition fees are subject to revision on a yearly basis. More details can be found here. : https://www.nie.edu.sg/higher-degrees/admissions/fees