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Course Overview

This course introduces students to the practice of behavioural insights. Students will be taught in:


  • Relevant areas in psychological research that can be applied in nudging behaviours, particularly in the areas of judgment & decision making, social influences & compliance, and persuasion.
  • How to systematically apply theoretical psychological knowledge to identify appropriate intervention and implementation options that can be used to nudge or influence behaviours in wide-ranging domain areas such as social, health, education, sustainability or consumer behaviours.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the major frameworks in the field of human judgment and decision-making
  • Understand the psychological theories in nudging (e.g., heuristics, social norms, persuasive messaging, behavioral change wheel etc.)
  • Apply psychological theories to develop solutions through Behavioral Insights approaches



Modes of Assessment


Continual Assessment 100 %





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Applied Psychology (Behavioural Insights).

For more information on course fee / schedule, or to apply,

Course Contact

  • Mainline 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 109
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.