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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology and Counselling (Top-Up)

Psychology Appointment

Awarded by The University of Northampton

The BSc (Hons) Psychology and Counselling (Top Up) programme is a final year degree programme that enables critical understanding and analysis of human behaviour, thought and emotions. The programme equips students with the skills and knowledge for further studies towards a career in counselling psychology or related professions. Students are able to apply to the British Psychological Society for individual membership on graduation from this course.

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Full-Time: 9 months*

Part-Time: 13 months*

* Duration may be shorter depending on calendar approved by the university.



Part-time Class Schedule

Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 7pm to 10pm

Additional/Make-up Class: Wednesday, 7pm to 10pm

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Core Modules

  • Counselling in Context

  • The Psychology of Mental Health

  • Lifespan Development

  • Applying Positive Psychology

  • Counselling Psychology Dissertation


Course Assessment

Examinations, assignments, projects, presentations, class tests, and/or practical tests.


Graduation Requirements

Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the course structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Science (Honours) Psychology and Counselling (Top-Up) from University of Northampton.

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Age

17 years old


Academic Qualification


Obtained at least a Pass in any one of the following:

  • TMC Higher Diploma in Psychology with Counselling

  • TMC Graduate Diploma of Psychology

  • Relevant Polytechnic Diploma*

  • Advanced / Higher Diploma in ( Psychology / Counselling ) from Private Education Institutions*

* Assess on a case by case basis. Relevant Polytechnic Diploma and other Higher/Advanced Diploma holders may have to obtain a TMC Higher Diploma prior to the Top Up degree.


English Proficiency

If English is not your first language, you will be required to have any of the following or equivalent:

  • Completed a Higher/Advanced Diploma where medium of instruction is English

  • IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

  • Attend and pass EAP Level 4

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Age
17 years old

Academic Qualification
Completed High School or Year 12

 

English Proficiency
Any of the following or equivalent:

  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL (Paper) ≥ 547 or TOEFL (Computer) ≥ 210 or TOEFL (Internet) ≥ 78 or TOEIC ≥ 780

  • Other qualifications equivalent to High School or Year 12 where the medium of instruction is English

  • Attend and pass Certificate in English up to Upper Intermediate B level

  • Attend and pass EAP Level with final score >60%

 

Mature Candidates
Mature Candidates of ≥30 years old with 8 years of work experience may be admitted in lieu of academic qualification

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Full-Time

Course Application Fee: $100.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $11,000.00


Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $3,000.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

Medical Insurance: $80.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $110.70

Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $14,790.70


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of GST.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

Part-time

Course Application Fee: $100.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $11,000.00

Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $3,000.00

Course Material Fee: $600.00

Medical Insurance: $160.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $110.70

Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $14,870.70


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of 9% GST.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

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Full Time:

Course Application Fee: $400.00


Course Fee

Tuition Fee: $16,200.00


Other Mandatory Fee

Assessment Fee: $2,900.00

Course Material Fee: $500.00

International Student Admin Fee: $650.00

Medical Insurance: $80.00

Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) Fee: $152.48

Total Course Fee Excluding Application Fee: $20,482.48


Note:

  • Fees indicated are in SGD and exclusive of 9% GST.

  • The International Student Admin fee is waived if they progress to the next course.

  • All information stated is accurate and effective as at 15 January 2024.

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