Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology (Top-Up)

About Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the largest higher education institutions in Scotland with over 18,000 students from 109 countries. Edinburgh Napier University offers industry-informed courses which combine the optimum balance of theory and practice, to equip graduates   for   success   in today’s   competitive global job market.

The high percentage of graduates employed or pursuing further studies is testament to their relevant degrees, which   are   developed with businesses and employers in mind and are often professionally accredited. An Edinburgh Napier University degree gives you the perfect mix of personal and professional skills for a successful career in today’s global market.

Students will benefit from international lecturers and a UK degree while studying in Singapore. You will also leave with the knowledge, skills and confidence to make a real impact in the workplace.

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Programme Objective

In collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, SHRI Academy offers a 1-year part-time top-up degree leading to the award of Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology from Edinburgh Napier University.

The programme provide students with the knowledge and skills of Human Resource Management, drawing on theoretical, practical and business focused perspectives. This will be combined with the study of key areas of psychology to enable students to more fully understand the social and psychological processes operating in organisations and to develop ways of improving them through the application of specialist Human Resource Management processes. This programme provides the graduates with enhanced credibility and impact in the workplace.

Individuals graduating with a degree comprised of Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology will have an enhanced expertise in the key area of organisation behaviour and management of individuals at work and be well placed to make an effective and valuable contribution to an organisation.

The programme also aims to:

  • Develop learners’ employability and transferable skills in independent thinking and reflective learning which will enable you to develop an existing career and contribute effectively in a business situation.
  • Develop learners’ interpersonal and communication skills commensurate with demands of highly complex organisational structures.
  • Develop learners’ understanding, judgement, intellectual and imaginative powers.
  • Develop learners’ problem-solving and critical analysis abilities.
  • Develop learners’ ability to synthesise areas of study and to perceive their application in a broader perspective.

Who should attend:

HR or any Professional and support staff with an acceptable Diploma and working experience who aspire to specialise in Organisational Psychology within the Human Resource Management function and attain an educational level of a Bachelor degree as part of their career exploration.

Programme Structure and Content

This is a 12-months part-time top-up to Year 3 degree programme, which comprises 6 modules:

Modules Modules Outline
Strategic Management in a Global Context
  • Understand the concepts   and   analytical frameworks for the   organization to conduct a strategic analysis, to assess its strategic choices and to implement its chosen strategy effectively
Human Resource Development
  • Design, deliver and evaluate the success of   a training I learning activity, and examine learning activities such as e-learning and management development
  • Examine the concepts of the Learning Organisation and Knowledge Management
  • Evaluate the role of HRD in relation to business development and success
Organizational Change Management
  • Understand the nature of organizational change
  • Analyse frameworks for organizational change
  • Appraise the effect of culture on change processes
  • Evaluate tools and techniques used in the   management of change
Managing the Employment Relationship
  • Identify issues and practices associated with the   management of HRM   and employment relationship
  • Examine developments in     the   delivery and     transformation of   HRM     in organizations and develop a critical awareness of issues   involved with, and differences between forms of employee involvement and participation
  • Analyse the   management of morale, discipline, grievance, collective bargaining and consultation
Work   Psychology
  • Focuses on individuals and groups in relation to their work.
  • It looks at the contribution psychology can make to achieving ‘best fit’ between people and their jobs, thereby to enhance productivity, satisfaction, safety and well-being at work.
  • Four main areas are explored in depth: selection and assessment at work; human factors and work design; causes, consequences and strategies for dealing with occupational stress; and work motivation: theories, applications and implications for people and work, including aspects of team working.
Individual Differences 2
  • Concerned with how and why people are psychologically different from each other, in contrast to most other areas of psychology, which tend to concentrate on similarities between people.
  • Focuses on two of the most interesting areas of individual differences: personality and   intelligence. It covers historical and conceptual issue in   both personality and intelligence, before moving on to look at recent   developments and current debates in both areas.
  • Other types   of individual differences which have links   with personality and intelligence {such as   creativity, leadership, mood and     motivation) are also considered.

Each module is a 15 lecture hours and 15 tutorial hours. Lectures are conducted by Edinburgh Napier University on-campus lecturers; Tutorials are conducted by local tutors who are experienced industry practitioners.

Module content / syllabus will be provide upon request.

Assessment Methods / Certification

Students will be assessed based on written examinations and assignments. An examination for each module will be held at the end of each trimester.

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology from Edinburgh Napier University.


Upon successful completion, participants may pursue the Postgraduate Diploma in various specialisations offered by SHRI Academy, and further progress to a 6-months top-up MSc in HR offered by Edinburgh Napier University.


Admission Requirements

Fresh Graduate Mature Adults
1. Minimum Academic Qualification:
  1. Diploma in Business & Human Resource Management awarded by SHRI Academy/ Diploma in HR Leadership with Business Partnering / Diploma in Organisational Psychology awarded by SHRI Academy
  2. HRM, Psychology and Business graduates from local polytechnics
  3. Relevant Diploma from other PEIs*
  1. Relevant Diploma from other PEIs
2. Minimum Working Experience: NIL 8 Years
3. Minimum Age: 19 Years 30 Years
4. Minimum Language: GCE 'O' Level credit pass in English; or IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 80 & above or its equivalent. GCE 'O' Level credit pass in English; or IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 80 & above or Level 6 in ESS (Employability Skills System); or Workplace Literacy (WPL - Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) Level 6, or its equivalent.

The final decision concerning admission to the programme rests with Edinburgh Napier University

*Student must have started PEI Diploma classes by 31 May 2017 or student must have completed PEI Diploma before 31 May 2017 with 10 years of formal education, i.e. O Level before taking PEI Diploma)


Programme Fees:

Application FeeS$107.00 inclusive of GST (non-refundable and non-transferable, payable upon application)

Total Course Fees Payable

Fee Breakdown   Amount (S$)
Course Fee 14,731.87
Membership Entrance Fee 120.00
Membership Subscription Fee – 1 Year 50.00
Total Course Fees 14,901.87
Add 7% GST 1,043.13
Total Course Fees Payable 15,945.00


Instalment Payment Amount with GST
1st Instalment S$5,315.00
2nd Instalment S$5,315.00
3rd Instalment S$5,315.00


Application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

All fees to be payable in full before course commencement.

All fees to be payable in full prior to the orientation/course commencement date.

*   Application Fee refers to the fee that the student pays for the sole purpose of processing the application from submitted so that the PEI can check if the student meets the course admission requirement.

** Course fee is based on S$2,455.31 per module and is subjected to rectifications by the University.

For more information on UTAP fundingContact Ms Elaine Lau: +65 64223789 or

Application Procedures

All applications must be submitted with the following:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. One recent NRIC/ passport-size photograph
  3. Certified true copies of Academic certificates and transcripts
  4. A copy of the NRIC (front and back)/ passport
  5. 'O' Level/ IELTS 6.0 / TOEFL IBT 80 & above certificate for English Proficiency
  6. Payment of Application Fee

Payment Mode:

  • NETs, Credit Card (subject to additional admin charges)
  • ATM Transfer
  • Cheque, Bank Draft, Money Order, Cashier’s Order
    Payable to : SHRI Academy Pte Ltd
  • Internet Banking and Telegraphic Transfer directly to:

Account Name :  SHRI Academy Pte Ltd
Bank Name :  DBS Bank Ltd
Account No. : 003-906454-3 (Current Account)
Branch Name : DBS MBFC Branch
Bank Code :  7171
Branch Code :  003
Swift Code :  DBSSSGSG

Students should email and notify SHRI Academy immediately of any payment made by Bank Transfer, ATM Transfer or Telegraphic Transfer.

To download an application form, please click here

Next Intakes

Please indicate your choice of intake for registration purposes.

Intake Commencement Date Application Closing Date
13th 1 Feb 2018 19 Jan 2018
14th 7 Jun 2018 25 May 2018
15th 4 Oct 2018 21 Sep 2018

Contact Us

For further information, please contact Ms Elaine Lau @ via phone (65) 6422 3789.

Click here to visit Edinburgh Napier University’s website.

CPE Registration No. 200722689Z  |  CPE Registration Period: 30-01-2016 to 29-01-2020