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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 %

 

 

Certification

 

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).

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

18 October 2021

03 May - 05 July 2021

7pm to 10pm
(weekday)
2-3 times a week

APPLY

Steps to follow in your application:

 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.

Step 2 - Select UGG and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type  Total Fees
(w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$160.45
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$141.88

Singapore Citizens aged below 40

S$425.65
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$425.65
Others & Repeat Students S$1,418.82

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Course Contact

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  • 8.30am – 6.00pm (Mon – Thu)

    8.30am – 5.30pm (Fri)

    Closed on Sat, Sun & Public Holidays

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing Block 1A, 
    Level 3, Unit 81
    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.

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