Diploma in Organisational Psychology


SHRI Academy’s DipOrgPsy programme is designed to provide a solid foundation in the field of psychology and focuses on the psychological aspects of organisational functioning. Students will be expected to critically engage in psychological theories and their applications. This programme will benefit those working in management/supervisory positions as well as professionals whose job requires them to interact with others on a frequent basis.

Course Content

Module 1 – Principles of Psychology

  • Mind and Behaviour
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Learning and Intelligence
  • Emotion and Motivation
  • Personality and Disorders

Module 2 – Understanding Organisational Psychology

  • Foundations of Organisational/Industrial Psychology
  • Organisational Behaviour and Work Psychology
  • Organisational Effectiveness and Efficiency
  • Stress Management
  • Psychological Testing and Assessment

Module 3 – Organisational Development

  • Issues and Perspectives of Organisational Development
  • Training and Development
  • A Learning Organisation
  • Individual and Change Management
  • Changing Nature of Work in Singapore

Module 4 – Effective Communication

  • Communication: Challenges and Contexts
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Small Group Communication
  • Communication in Relationships
  • Self-awareness
  • Public Communication
  • Cross-cultural Relations
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring

Module 5 – Emotional Intelligence

  • Basis of Emotional Intelligence
  • Developing Emotional Intelligence Competencies
  • Developing Relationships
  • Using Emotional Intelligence

Module 6 – Counselling

  • Introduction to Counselling
  • The Effective Helper
  • Active Listening Skills
  • The Helping Process
  • Counselling in the Workplace

The modules listed above maybe conducted in a different sequence. Module content / syllabus will be provided upon request.

Course Duration

  • 12 months; 195 training hours
  • 6 modules
  • Lessons are conducted twice a week

Assessment Methods

Candidates are assessed by examinations, class participation and assignments. The Diploma in Organisational Psychology will be awarded by SHRI Academy upon successful completion of this programme and graduates may use the title “DipOrgPsy” after their names.

Advancement

DipOrgPsy graduates are granted direct entry into Year 3 of the Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management with Organisational Psychology (Top Up) programme, offered by Edinburgh Napier Universtiy, UK through SHRI Academy.

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants should possess one of the following:
    • Minimum 5 'O' Level passes, with 2 to 3 years working experience and proficiency in the English language
    • Certificate in Applied/ Organisational Psychology awarded by SHRI Academy.
  • Applicants with other qualifications and working experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • The final decision concerning admission to the programme rests with the Academic Advisory Board.

Financial Support

Skills Development Fund (SDF) Training Assistance
SDF training assistance is available; Company-sponsored candidates must log on to www.skillsconnect.gov.sg to apply for SDF training assistance

Programme Fees

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

Fee Breakdown   Amount (S$)
Course Fee 3,809.44
Membership Entrance Fee 120.00
Membership Subscription Fee – 1 Year 50.00
Total Course Fees 3,979.44
Add 7% GST 278.56
Total Course Fees Payable for Self-Sponsored 4,258.00
Company-Sponsored (SDF)
Less SDF Training Grant 300.00
Fees Course Fees Payable for Company-Sponsored 3,958.00

 

Instalment Payment Self-Sponsored
Amount with GST
Company-Sponsored
Amount with GST
1st Instalment S$2,129.00 S$1,979.00
2nd Instalment S$2,129.00 S$1,979.00


Application fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.

All students are required to pay the Fee Protection Scheme and subject to 7% GST.  (FPS Cert. PDF)

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

For more information on UTAP funding click here.

Updated on 04-Feb-2016.

 

Application Procedures

All applications must be submitted with the following:

  1. Completed application form*
  2. One recent passport-size photograph
  3. Certified true copies of academic certificates & transcripts
  4. Front & Back photocopies of NRIC/ Passport
  5. Requisite payment**

*Applicants are required to bring along their original documents (for verification purposes) including copies of the educational qualifications and result transcripts.

**Requisite payment includes all fees quoted under Programme Fees.

Payment Mode:

Cash, NETS, Cheque (payable to “SHRI Academy Pte Ltd”) IBG & Credit Card (additional charges apply) .

Next Intakes

Please indicate your choice of intake for registration purposes.

Intake (part-time) Commencement Date Application Closing Date
19th 10 Jan 2017 3 Jan 2017
20th 9 May 2017 25 Apr 2017
21st 22 Aug 2017 8 Aug 2017

Download application form here

For further information, please contact Ms. Lynn via phone (65) 6438 0012, fax (65) 6299 4864, or email lynn.koo@shri.org.sg