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


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
Jan / Apr / Jul / Oct
One month prior to intake dates
Average Teacher-Student Ratio

1:49 (Classroom based lecture during Covid -19)
1:150 (Classroom based lecture)
1:300 (Blended-mode lecture)
1:50 (Workgroup session)

*The program is a face-to-face program, in view of Covid-19 and travel/border restriction, the program is delivered face to face or on blended mode in Singapore.

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.

Graduation Requirement

• Must passed all modules

• Must achieve an overall attendance of 90% (International Student) and 75% (Local Student)

Minimum Age Requirement: 16 years (at the time of application)

Academic Requirement:
2 GCE A-Level
EAIM Foundation Programme
LCCI Diploma Level 3
12-Year High School Graduates
English Proficiency Requirement:
Minimum EAIM ETEDP Level 1 / 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
mail your application to East Asia Institute of Management,  9 Ah Hood Road, Singapore 329975
International Students  
Tuition Fees
S$ 11,800
Assessment Fee
S$ 1,400
Application Fee
S$ 540
Administration Fee
S$ 1,000
Material Fee
S$ 600
S$ 15,340
Singaporean / PR  
Tuition Fees
S$ 7,600
Assessment Fees
S$ 800
Application Fee
S$ 150
Administration Fee
S$ 500
Material Fee
S$ 600
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 8%.
All prices are effective for intakes from Dec 2021.
Start of class is subjected to minimum class size achieved.

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