Explore a career in Psychology and get psychologically literate and mentally aware with MDIS!

Psychology is today recognised as the more popular subjects in Liberal Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.  Understanding the complexities of the mind from a psychological point of view provides skill-sets that are invaluable in discerning human behaviours. Against this backdrop, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is partnering with the University of Roehampton London to offer the Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychological and Behavioural Science programme.

The MDIS School of Psychology offers programmes of distinct quality – a complete progression pathway from an International Foundation Diploma to a UK Bachelor’s Degree in Psychological and Behavioral Science. The University of Roehampton has been ranked Top 10 in London Times Good University Guide 2021 and ranked 79th in the Complete University Guide 2022.  They also have a proud history in education stretching back 180 years and has an established reputation for the quality of teaching and research. The programme will provide participants with a good understanding of psychology and behaviour which might also help ones to become more aware of people and their surroundings.

The well-design curriculum will provide students with an in-depth understanding of the five umbrellas of Psychology: Cognitive, Clinical, Social, Developmental, and Biological. Upon completion of the programme, students can look forward to a rewarding career in the clinical, applied, or research setting as they will be equipped with the necessary skills and a deep understanding of psychology, including critical thinking skills, and the ability to apply psychological theories and concepts in real-life scenarios that will empower their career and beyond.

The School of Psychology also augments students’ learning and development with on-campus facilities such as a fully-equipped counselling clinic and psychological laboratory and had industrial collaborations with the Singapore Psychological Society. The MDIS School of Psychology won the Best Private Education Institution and the Gold Standard Service Provider awards for Psychology at the Jobs Central Learning Training & Education Development (T.E.D) Awards Ceremony in 2017.

Dr Richard Chua, Head of School says: “The understanding of our emotional well-being is important. Structured learning with theories not only put our graduates in the right frame of mind, but also provide the necessary framework for them to effectively help others. This is psychological and emotional resilience.”

As the world continues to live with the effects and changes caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, mental health conditions caused by stress, fear and worry continue to be on the rise. According to World Health Organization (WHO), two of the most common mental health conditions, depression and anxiety, would cost the global economy US$ 1 trillion each year. WHO Vietnam currently also supports the government in developing a model of integration of mental health into general health focusing on primary healthcare[1]. As a result, there has been a great demand for the personnel in Psychology these recent years in Vietnam. Therefore, this new programme provided by MDIS and the University of Roehampton London will be undoubtledly an exceptional choice for Vietnamese students.

For more information on the course, please visit https://www.mdis.edu.sg

[1] World Health Organization, https://www.who.int/vietnam/health-topics/mental-health


About MDIS

Founded in 1956, the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) is Singapore’s oldest not-for-profit professional institute for lifelong learning. MDIS has two main subsidiaries: Management Development Institute of Singapore Pte Ltd which oversees its Singapore academic operations, and MDIS International Pte Ltd which focuses on MDIS’ globalisation strategy.

MDIS offers internationally accredited courses in Business and Management, Engineering, Fashion and Jewellery Design, Health and Nursing, Information Technology, Languages and Education, Life Sciences, Media and Communications, Psychology, Tourism and Hospitality Management, and Safety and Environmental Management.  These programmes are offered in collaboration with renowned universities in the United Kingdom. MDIS also has set a proven track record of preparing students to excel in the Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Ordinary and Advanced Level), Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and Cambridge International Lower Secondary, through its comprehensive preparatory courses.


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