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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology

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  • Overview

  • Overview

  • About the Programme

    The Degree programme adopts a multi-method approach, working beyond traditional boundaries to combine different expertise, and share fascinating techniques and intriguing theories. The programme seeks to answer questions such as:

    • What drives people to act, respond, remember and recognise things the way they do?
    • Why are social relationships so important – how do we make and break them, and what can we do to improve our
      relationships?
    • How does our cultural background affect thinking, motivations, personality, interpersonal behaviours and group processes?

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 14 modules.
     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology from University of Essex, United Kingdom. 

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom. 
     

    Honours Award
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations. 
     

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Career Counselor
    Childcare Worker
    Civil Servant
    Counsellor
    Counselling Officer
    Healthcare Manager
    HR Manager
    Parole Officer
    Probation Manager
    Psychiatric Technician
    Rehabilitation Specialist
    Research Assistant
    Social Media Manager
    Special Education Manager
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations
  • About the Programme

    The Degree programme adopts a multi-method approach, working beyond traditional boundaries to combine different expertise, and share fascinating techniques and intriguing theories. The programme seeks to answer questions such as:

    • What drives people to act, respond, remember and recognise things the way they do?
    • Why are social relationships so important – how do we make and break them, and what can we do to improve our
      relationships?
    • How does our cultural background affect thinking, motivations, personality, interpersonal behaviours and group processes?

    The Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology (Top-up) is a Direct Honours Degree programme that consists of 14 modules.
     

    Graduation & Degree Awarded
    Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology from University of Essex, United Kingdom. 

    The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in the United Kingdom. 
     

    Honours Award
    Honours in the Degree will be awarded based on the total marks of all programmes in accordance with the university programmes regulations. 
     

    Key facts
    Duration
    18 months
    Intakes
    June & December
    Career Opportunities
    Career Counselor
    Childcare Worker
    Civil Servant
    Counsellor
    Counselling Officer
    Healthcare Manager
    HR Manager
    Parole Officer
    Probation Manager
    Psychiatric Technician
    Rehabilitation Specialist
    Research Assistant
    Social Media Manager
    Special Education Manager
    Assessment
    A combination of assignments and examinations

Ranking & Accreditation

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Top 35 Best UK Universities
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Student Membership with Singapore Psychological Society (SPS)

Applicable for Psychology programmes. All students will be entitled to a waiver of registration and administration fees of their initial application for membership with SPS.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

  • Intakes

    There are 2 intakes per year.

    Commencement
    • June
    • December

      Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedules.

    Minimum Class Size
    • 20 students

      Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.

Curriculum

Modules

Core Modules
  • Ageing: Mind, Brain, and Behaviour
  • Body, Senses and Existence
  • Brain and Behaviour
  • Culture and Psychology
  • Evolutionary Psychology: How Natural and Sexual Selection Helped Shape the Human Mind
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Emotion
  • Making Connections: How Children Develop
  • Memory Attention and Language
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Psychology Project
  • Seeing and Hearing
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics for Psychologists, 2nd Year

The above modules are subject to changes and subject to availability. Not all modules will be offered every term.

  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Admission Criteria
    Academic Requirements

    This Degree programme accepts a wide range of qualifications, which includes:

    • Polytechnic Diploma
    • Kaplan Diploma
    • Other Private Diplomas and/or Foreign qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
    English Language Requirements
    • An approved Diploma qualification or higher, where the language of instruction was English; OR
    • GCE O-Level English Language or Literature in English (Grade C6 and above); OR
    • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent; OR
    • Other English language qualifications accepted by the University of Essex, which can be found here.

    In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University. 

    Work Experience
    • When required, the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) process will be applied, on a case-by-case basis, as part of the admissions process for programmes offered in Singapore through our partnership with Kaplan. Any assessment, typically based on evidence of significant and relevant experiential learning, and related admissions decisions would be conducted by University staff and leads to the recognition of the achievement of learning outcomes and the award of University Credit.
  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Part-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$31,544.60 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Fees

    • Local Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (Local Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      S$31,544.60 payable in 6 instalments 
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme*

      *Click here for Terms and Conditions for Rebates and Offers.

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$239.80
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Student Development Fee

      S$283.40*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.

      The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

    • International Applicants
      Apply Now

      Full-time (International Applicants) – Click here to apply online.

      Tuition Fee

      The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

      $37,060 payable in 2 instalments
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Non-Refundable Application Fee

      S$523.20
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST

      Administration Fee

      S$1,199*
      Fee inclusive of 9% GST


      *Includes application for Kaplan Student Access Card, Student’s Pass, Fee Protection Scheme and Medical Insurance.

      Mode of Payment

      Click here to learn about available payment modes.

      GST

      All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate of 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

      Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.


      Please refer to the following scenarios for how GST will be applied:

      Scenario 1

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered in 2023

      8% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 2

      • Invoice generated in 2023
      • Services rendered on or after 1 Jan 2024
      • Payment collected on or after 1 Jan 2024 

      9% GST will apply.

       

      Scenario 3

      • Invoice generated on or after 1 Jan 2024

      9% GST will apply.

      Education Loan

      Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.

      • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
      • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
      • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

      Please click here for more information on Maybank Education loan and here for OCBC Frank Education loan. Terms and conditions apply, subject to bank’s approval.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

  • Duration
    Duration
    • 18 months
    Maximum allowed candidature period
    • 42 months

      If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

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