Graduate Diploma in Education Psychology

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Mode

100% Online (Zoom)

Assessment

100% Coursework

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Graduate Diploma in Education Psychology (E-Learning)

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Overview

A Graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology offers a comprehensive exploration of the dynamic intersection between psychology and education. This specialized program equips students with a deep understanding of psychological principles and their practical applications within educational settings. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experiences, the diploma prepares graduates to effectively address the diverse developmental, educational and cognitive psychology of students, promoting optimal learning and development.

Delve into the heart of inclusive education as you explore the foundational theories that underpin this vital field. Gain a deep understanding of differentiation strategies that enable you to craft personalized learning experiences, allowing each student to thrive at their own pace and style.

Career Progression

The Care Economy consists of a professional group of occupations and competencies involved in educating and caring for present-day and future generations.

Almost 40% of job openings in emerging professions globally will be in the Care Economy by 2022.

After completing this Graduate Diploma in Educational Psychology diploma course, you can go on to one of our Master’s programmes in psychology, counselling, or psychotherapy. You’re in for rewarding job prospects, such as:


Aventis partners with ISADD (Intervention Service for Autism and Developmental Delay) to facilitate placement and internship opportunities for students enrolled in Aventis Graduate School's programmes. ISADD is Singapore’s leading early intervention service provider for schools and children with Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) based Early Intervention Programme.

Class Profile of 2023

28 to 48 Years Old (Average)
10 to 22 Years Working Experience
Learners from over 12 Sectors
62% Female : 32% Male
26% Senior Management
44% Middle Management
30% Professionals and Executives

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Access a world-class education founded on Aventis' 15 years of extraordinary success in the graduate education market. Get a degree from a graduate programme you can respect and trust.

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Aventis is one of only 4 Business Schools in Singapore that is a member of the Executive MBA Council, the World’s Leading Body that champions advancement in MBA. Other members include the National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore Management University (SMU), and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

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Aventis is one of only 8 Business Schools in Singapore that is part of the AACSB International Business Education Alliance. Other members include Singapore University of Social Science (SUSS), National University of Singapore (NUS), and Singapore Management University (SMU)

Programme Structure

The Graduate Diploma in Education Psychology in Singapore comprises of 4 practical modules. These courses are designed to provide you with an understanding of educational psychology and various strategies. This programme utilises current industry best practices as case studies as well as a benchmark for students. This is a 100% coursework-based programme.

Start Date

July, Sept, Nov

Duration

6 Months Part Time

Time

09:00am - 05:00pm

Programme Delivery

The classes would be held at 4 weekend blocks of 2 full day classes.

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What Will You Learn?

Developmental Psychology

This module aims to examine developmental psychology throughout the lifespan, from conception through adulthood and death. In this class you will be introduced to several major theories that help summarize and organize the understanding of the course of human development. At a general level we will examine the genetic and biological contributions to individual development, the social contextual contributions, and the interaction between these two general sets of variables. Specific topics will include: behavioral genetics, temperament, parent child relations, sibling relations, peer relations, the self, intelligence, emotional development, and problems of social development(antisocial behavior, depression).It aims to examine how developmental theory, knowledge base, and methodology can be used top romote health and welfare of individuals across lifespan.

Child Psychology & Intervention strategy

Childhood is a time of rapid growth and development, and studying these changes is endlessly stimulating. In this free course, Introduction to child psychology, you will be introduced to the discipline of child psychology and some of the key questions that guide the understanding of childhood. These questions include 'What influences children's development?' and 'How do psychologists study the physical and cognitive changes that occur during childhood?' As you work through this material, you will also gain a deeper understanding concerning how psychologists work with young children across a range of applied settings through activities and audio-visual materials.

Education Psychology

Educational psychology is a broad field that draws upon multiple perspectives to help explain and understand human functioning and behaviour. The module will allow you to explore core areas of psychology specifically in relation to education, including biological, cognitive, social, and developmental psychology. It will also encourage you to consider the importance of individual differences. You will study both historical and contemporary thinking in these areas and explore how they intersect with educational theories and philosophies.

Cognitive Psychology

The module is a basic course in cognitive psychology (theory and method). Cognitive Psychology is used throughout the entire range of human knowledge, perception, activity, speech processing, problem solving and thinking about learning and memory. The course will give students knowledge of the most important concepts, themes, problems and empirical research in modern cognitive theory as it concerns how we receive, interpret, edit, use and save information. The course will deal with the study of both general traits and individual differences.

Expert Faculty

Meet the expert faculty guiding your success.

Dr Lim Kok Kwang

Doctor of Philosophy

  • Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology) (APA accredited), University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA
  • Registered Psychologist (Singapore), Singapore Register of Psychologists, Singapore Psychological Society
  • Senior Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Centre for Effective Living, Singapore

Mr Anil Singh Sona

Masters of Social Sciences (Sociology)

  • Current Course Leader, Course Developer and Academic Coach, Singapore University of Social Sciences
  • Past Assistant Manager, Community Outreach & Engagement National Addictions Management Service (NAMS), Institute of Mental Health (IMH)
  • Associate Faculty and Course Developer with teaching experience of more than 9 years on psychology & criminology

Ms Jeslyn Lim

Master of Education (Developmental Psychology)

  • Founder and Managing Director of Mind Culture Pte Ltd
  • Co-Founder and Managing Director of Thrive Psychology Clinic Pte Ltd
  • Member of Singapore Psychological Society (SPS)

Admission Criteria

Participants should contribute to the learning activities in a peer and cohort learning environment. You will be evaluated based on your managerial abilities, potential, aptitude, and experience.

At least 21 years old with a Degree in any discipline

OR

Mature Candidates (at least 30 years old) with minimum 8 years of work experience will be assessed through an interview and an admissions test

Awards and Funding

Upon completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Graduate Diploma in Education Psychology by Aventis Graduate School, which is registered with Skillsfuture Singapore.

Academic Journey

Upon completion of the programme, you can apply to our suite of Masters degree in Counselling, Psychotherapy, Mental Health and Psychology.

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Fees

Our Graduate Diploma in Education Psychology is one of the most affordable in Singapore. Download our brochure for more information about our grants available.

Success Stories

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I thoroughly enjoyed this course and hope to expand my acquired knowledge further into practice. It has been an enriching experience, especially for adult learners. The lecturers’ considerations and efforts shaped and moulded us accordingly. My experience at Aventis has been very beneficial to me. The course was very interesting, and the lecturers were highly professional and qualified. I will definitely introduce this program and Aventis to my friends.
Ms. Stansy Stephen
Manager, Allcare Nursing Services
"Your learning will also take place in the company of experienced working professionals, just like yourself, who can provide a unique vantage point on the subject at hand. Whether you are seeking to expand your knowledge, to further develop your qualifications or to widen your network, you will find that Aventis offers you an opportunity to do so like no other."
Mr. Cheo Hu Gang
Manager, Rotra Chemicals

Pro-bono Counselling Service

As part of the Aventis CARE Programme to promote Graduate Diploma in Education Psychology, we are proud to offer complimentary 5 sessions of pro-bono Counselling and Coaching for all our students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Graduate School?

A graduate school is a school that awards advanced academic degrees with the general requirement that learners must have earned a previous undergraduate or a mature candidate with more than 8 years working experience. Graduate school focus on professional development as compared to traditional school which focus on academic theories and research.

Is Aventis a recognized institute?

Aventis Graduate School is registered with the Committee for Private Education under Skillsfuture Singapore and complies with the Private Education Act. Aventis is also a member of AACSB Business Alliance Group and EMBA Council.

How is Graduate school different from other education?

Compared to other studies, graduate school is a more concentrated course of study with greater expectations for the quality and quantity of your work. Graduate programs also entail a more focused studies in a specific discipline with emphasis on practical experience and case studies.

What is a Graduate Diploma?

A Graduate diploma is an advanced diploma that is usually taken after a bachelor degree. A graduate diploma is typically shorter in duration than a master degree course and should be viewed as an additional specialisation that improves a person’s overall employability. For a graduate diploma qualification to be offered in Singapore, the awarding body must be registered with Skillsfuture Singapore and the Committee for Private Education

What is a Postgraduate Diploma?

Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF)

A postgraduate diploma is considered as a Level 7 academic qualification under the RQF (UK).  Postgraduate qualification are commonly awarded in UK, Canada, India, Australia and New Zealand. Similar to Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate diploma is typically done after a bachelor’s degree course. In some countries, the terms graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma are interchangeable, whereas in others, the postgraduate diploma is a higher qualification.

If I am a self-sponsored candidate, do you have financial plans to help me pay for my education?

Once you’ve decided on a course that you’re interested in, and that you can qualify for based on the entry requirements, we can arrange installment plans or loans through our banking partners to ensure that your dreams and career are never out of reach.

How long will it take to complete my studies?

Course duration depends on your selected area of specialization, typically you can complete your graduate diploma in 6 months and masters in 12 months part-time. please speak with one of our consultants for more detailed information.

Is the Masters Degree Awarded the Same as On Campus?

The Masters degree awarded to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus in UK or USA. You are invited to join the graduation in Singapore or on campus.

Do you offer online programmes?

Yes, to cater to the growing demand of graduate education across the world, most of our courses are delivered via ZOOM Live Stream where you can study anytime anywhere. All classes are also recorded for easy revision.

What is a typical class profile?

A typical cohort comprised of Singaporean, Permanent Residents and foreign expatriates working in Singapore. There is also a growing number of professionals that are not located in Singapore embarking on our graduate programmes due to its flexible online delivery model.

Are scholarships or study loans available?

Study grants are available for a limited number of students from not-for-profit organizations and government agencies. For more information on study loans that are available, please contact our admission officers to learn more.

Do I need a Bachelor Degree to be admitted?

Whilst a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional qualification is recommended, candidates above 30 years old with extensive working experience may be consider on a case-to-case basis. Please contact our programme advisors for more information.

Are there any other hidden fees besides the course fees?

The course fee cover Tuition, Academic services, Required readings and teaching materials, E-learning resources, Web-based information services. There is a one-time application fees of S$200 plus GST. All fees are clearly stated and there will not be any additional hidden fees.

Can I Deferred my Studies? Will I Be Penalized?

All our programmes are designed for working professionals. Learners who are unable to commit to the course requirement are advised to defer their studies to a later date. There is no academic penalty imposed on deferment. Please check with the respective programme advisor on the deferment cut-off date of the respective programmes.

Is Attendance Compulsory?

No, there is no minimum attendance requirement. Whilst there is no minimum attendance required for our programmes, students are recommended to attend 75% and above of all classes. Students who are unable to attend classes are strongly advised to watch all recordings before attempting any assessment or coursework.

Can I refer my friends or Colleagues?

Yes, graduate education are dynamic learning experience where you learn from your peers through discussion, reflection and case studies. As a gesture of goodwill, we will extend a referral fee of $400 (Masters Degree) or $200 (Graduate Diploma) for each successful referral. Terms and conditions apply.

Can I Graduate Overseas instead of Singapore?

The Masters degree conferred to you is exactly the same as awarded on campus. You are given a choice to graduate in Singapore or on campus in London or in United states.

How do I get started?

Please click on the Request Information Link below and speak with our programme advisor to get started.

What's Next?

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