Diploma in Organisational Psychology (Teach Out)

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.

Graduation and Degree

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structures will be awarded the Diploma in Organisational Psychology from SHRI Academy Pte Ltd.


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

Fresh Graduate Mature Adults
1. Minimum Academic Qualification:
  1. 2 'A' Level credit passes in any subjects, IB Diploma, or other equivalent pre-university certifications including English
  2. Polytechnic diploma or equivalent
  4. Certificate in Human Resource Management awarded by SHRI Academy or equivalent
  1. 5 'O' Level credit passes in any subjects
  2. Certificate in Business Studies (CBS) / Higher Nitec awarded by ITE
  3. Certificate in Human Resource Management awarded by SHRI Academy or equivalent
  4. GCE ‘N’ Level including English + PEI Diploma
2. Minimum Working Experience: NIL 8 Years
3. Minimum Age: 18 Years 30 Years
4. Minimum Language: GCE 'O' Level credit pass in English or Workplace Literacy (WPL - Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) Level 6, or
IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent.
GCE 'O' Level credit pass in English; or Level 6 in ESS (Employability Skills System); or Workplace Literacy (WPL -
Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing) Level 6; or IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent.


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
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
20th (Last Intake) 9 May 2017 2 May 2017

For further information, please contact Ms. Lynn via phone (65) 6422 3785, or email lynn.koo@shri.org.sg