Diploma in Applied Psychology


Programme Introduction

This course provides students with a sound theoretical knowledge of all the key applied psychology areas. Topics covered are principles of psychology, statistics, foundations of psychology, research methods, social psychology, brain and cognition, understanding personality and developmental psychology.

Programme Objective

Successful completion of the program will enable Diploma graduates to:

  • demonstrate a sound foundation understanding of the scope and focus of the major fields in Applied Psychology
  • demonstrate high levels of proficiency in research and specific methodology including research planning and implementation, analysis, interpretation and evaluation of research results, and the presentation and communication of research findings 
  • demonstrate awareness of a wide range of research methods and the ethical and social responsibilities of a psychologist.
  • enhance the psychological wellbeing of clients by applying the professional skills in assessment, counselling, evaluation and intervention with a high degree of proficiency

Modules

1. Counselling Psychology

This module is designed to introduce the student to the theory and issues involved in counselling. Various models of counselling and behaviour change that constitute the field of counselling psychology will be examined along with an introduction to the major theories and their related techniques and interventions. There will be emphasis on the theoretical orientations such as the four paradigms of therapeutic psychology, namely behavioural, cognitive, cognitive behavioural and humanistic.

Study Mode & Duration: 
Full-time: 9 months
Part-time: 9 months
 
Intakes
Jan / Apr / Jul / Oct
 
Registration
One month prior to intake dates
 
Average Teacher-Student Ratio
1:30
 
Assessment
Each module is assessed by academic work comprising written assignments, case study reports, essays, examination as determined by the subject profile. The assessment criterion varies from module to module and level to level.
Academic Requirement:
2 GCE A-Level
or
EAIM Foundation Programme
or
LCCI Diploma Level 3
or
12-Year High School Graduates
AND
 
English Proficiency Requirement:
Minimum EAIM ETEDP Level 2 / IELTS 5.0 / GCE O-Level C6 (For mature students who do not meet the above minimum academic entry requirements but have prior learning or work experience in the relevant fields, please contact EAIM for consultation.)
 
Application Procedure
You may apply to EAIM either by visiting EAIM Balestier Campus
or
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Management,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975
International Students  
Full-Time  
Tuition Fees
S$ 11,800
Assessment Fee
S$ 1,400
Application Fee
S$ 540
Administration Fee
S$ 1,000
Material Fee
S$ 600
TOTAL
S$ 15,340
   
Singaporean / PR  
Full-Time/Part-Time
 
Tuition Fees
S$ 7,600
Assessment Fees
S$ 800
Application Fee
S$ 150
Administration Fee
S$ 500
Material Fee
S$ 600
TOTAL
S$ 9,950
   
Medical Insurance Waived
FPS Insurance or Escrow Bank Charge Waived
Other miscelleneous fees may apply ( Please click here  for more information)  
   
Application and Enrolment Fee is non-refundable.
All prices are subject to prevailing Goods & Services Tax (GST) of 7%.
All prices are effective for intakes from November 2019.
Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.
 
 

Generally the curriculum for all levels are taught over 4 terms of 12 weeks. Modules are conducted in formal instructor-led classroom sessions where students are introduced to the course discipline. Each term will cover 2-3 modules with 54 contact hours per module. Lectures are 3-hour sessions and Tutorial 3-hour sessions weekly

 2020 Quarter 1
6 Jan 2020 -  12 Apr 2020 
 2020 Quarter 2
13 Apr 2020 - 05 Jul 2020 
AS 1078 Brain and Cognition AS 1015 Psychology in Everyday Life
AS 1085 Counselling Psychology AS 1025 Foundation of Psychology
  AS 1035 Developmental Psychology
 2021 Quarter 1
04 Jan 2021 - 11 Apr 2021 
 2021 Quarter 2
12 Apr 2021 - 04 Jul 2021 
AS 1015 Psychology in Everyday Life AS 1045 Research Methods
AS 1025 Foundation of Psychology AS1055 Statistics
AS 1035 Developmental Psychology AS 1065 Social Psychology
 2020 Quarter 3
06 Jul 2020 - 27 Sep 2020 
 2020 Quarter 4
28 Sep 2020 - 03 Jan 2021 
AS 1045 Research Methods AS 1078 Brain and Cognition
AS1055 Statistics AS 1085 Counselling Psychology
AS 1065 Social Psychology  
 2021 Quarter 3
05 Jul 2021 - 26 Sep 2021 
 2021 Quarter 4
27 Sep 2021 - 02 Jan 2022 
AS 1078 Brain and Cognition AS 1015 Psychology in Everyday Life
AS 1085 Counselling Psychology AS 1025 Foundation of Psychology
  AS 1035 Developmental Psychology
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