PSYCHOLOGY


UNITED KINGDOM QUALIFICATIONS

DIPLOMA
IN
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

Awarded by: Raffles Singapore
Intakes: January, April, July, and October
Duration: 9 Months (Full-time)

ADVANCED DIPLOMA
IN
APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY

Awarded by: Raffles Singapore
Intakes: January, April, July, and October
Duration: 1 Year and 3 Months (Full-time)

COURSE FEE

COURSE FEE STRUCTURE

Diploma in Product Design
(9 months)
Advanced Diploma in Applied Psychology
(1 Year and 3 Months)
Total Fees
Term 1Term 2Term 3Term 4Term 5Term 6Term 7Term 8
SGD3,300SGD3,300SGD3,300SGD3,300SGD3,300SGD1,650SGD1,650SGD3,300SGD3,300SGD26,400
SGD9,900SGD8,250SGD8,250
SGD16,500

  • Course fees listed are in Singapore dollars.
  • Prevailing Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be levied on the above fees.
  • Each TERM is three (03) months.
  • The dates of payment are subject to change by the School. Any change will be communicated to all students.

COURSE OVERVIEW

DIPLOMA

The Diploma in Applied Psychology is an introductory programme to prepare students for entry to the Advanced Diploma in Applied Psychology. Students are introduced to key concepts in psychology and learn essential academic research and communication skills.

The overall aims of the programme are to develop:
• Basic skills in academic research and communication;
• Understanding of fundamental concepts and scientific principles in psychology.

Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • IGCSE / GCE ‘O’; or
  • Equivalent

  1. 5 credits including English.
  2. Applicants who do not have a pass in English or IELTS 5.5 must take the Raffles English Placement Test.
  3. The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.

ADVANCED DIPLOMA

The Advanced Diploma in Applied Psychology aims at providing a scientific understanding of mind, brain, and behaviour and the complex interactions between these; with a special focus on the application of psychology in industry and the community.

The programme objectives are delivered through lectures, tutorials and laboratory work and a range of assessment methods including project work, presentations, reflective journals, written assignments and examinations.

The overall aims of the programme are to:
• Develop the student’s understanding of the scientific principles and theories of the mind, brain, and behaviour and the complex interactions between these;
• Develop the student’s knowledge and understanding of psychological approaches and how to select and apply these in different industrial and community settings;
• Develop the student’s ability to communicate effectively;
• Develop the ability to manage time effectively and work independently or in a group.

Minimum Entry Requirements:
  • Completion of Raffles Singapore Diploma; or
  • Equivalent

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Areas of employment include:

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Counsellor
  • School Psychologist
  • Industrial-Organisational Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Social Psychologist
  • Research/Experimental Psychologist
  • Lecturer/Teacher/Training Officer
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Health Psychologist
  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Human Resources and Recruitment Practitioner

COURSE MODULES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of proficiency in the language. Students must meet the minimum English Standard as stipulated below to commence their registered Advanced Diploma/Bachelor/Master courses with Raffles College of Higher Education.

Undergraduate Courses Postgraduate Courses
Advanced Diploma (2 Years) Bachelor of Commerce (Top Up)
Applicable to students with Diploma / Higher NITEC / NITEC or equivalent (based on Recognition of Prior Learning)
Master of Commerce (1 Year)
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 5.5, taken during the last two years
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 525 (Paper-based) or 70 (Internet-based), taken during the last two years
  • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) with a minimum score of 620
  • GCE 'O' Level English Language Examination of C6
  • Completion of Advanced English with Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 6.0, taken during the last two years
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 550 (Paper-based) or 79 (Internet-based), taken during the last two years
  • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) with a minimum score of 650
  • GCE 'O' Level English Language Examination of C6
  • Completion of Advanced English with Raffles College of Higher Education, Singapore
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 6.5, taken during the last two years
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) with a minimum score of 575 (Paper-based) or 90 - 91 (Internet-based), taken during the last two years
  • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication) with a minimum score of 700
English Speaking Countries Non-English Speaking Countries
Course is undertaken solely in the English Language The study was completed in an institution which is listed in the International Handbook of Universities, World Higher Education Database, UK Naric Database or AEI NOOSR guides and is conducted and examined solely in the English Language
  • Preparation course approved by RCDC as a basis for admission*
  • Senior secondary qualification accepted by RCDC*
  • 1 (or more) Year(s)- Post-secondary study at an RCDC recognised institution
  • 2 (or more) Years - Senior secondary qualification
  • 2 (or more) Years - Post secondary Diploma qualification
  • 3 (or more) Years - Undergraduate programme
  • 2 (or more) Years - Postgraduate programme
  • 3 (or more) Years - Undergraduate programme
  • 3 (or more) Years - Undergraduate programme
  • 2 (or more) Years - Postgraduate programme
The College reserves the right to verify applicant's standard of English through English Placement test for applicants applying through Part B. (*Only applicable to RCDC Programmes)
Students who do not meet the minimum requirement as stipulated above will need to take the Raffles College of Higher Education's English Placement Test

AGE REQUIREMENTS

For All Advanced Diploma Programmes
The minimum age requirement is 16-years of age.

For All Top up Bachelor Programmes
The minimum age requirement is 18-years of age.

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