The one-year postgraduate programmes are bridging programmes to the rigourous Practising Licence Programmes offered by the International Association of Counselors and Therapists (IACT). They are suitable for graduates and mid-career switchers who may not have relevant background and are looking to acquire additional specialised skills in advancing their career in the field of educational therapy, arts therapy, reading therapy and educational counselling for children and adolescents.

All the postgraduate diploma programmes accredited by the United Kingdom based International Association of Therapists (IAoTh) are well-structured and comprehensive that provides trainees with a solid foundation in their chosen field of study. The programmes which are approved by the Committee for Private Education of SkillsFuture Singapore are designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in today’s fast-paced job market. With a focus on practical learning and industry relevance, the programmes prepare students for exciting careers.

The curriculum for the postgraduate diploma programmes are aligned to meet the needs of the industry and the job market. Trainees will acquire skills such as applying critical thinking and problem-solving skills to complex issues in their chosen field; communicate effectively in written and spoken English, both academically and professionally; demonstrate specialised knowledge and skills in their chosen field, aligned with industry standards; analyse and evaluate data, information, and arguments to make informed decisions; develop and implement effective strategies for personal and professional growth; collaborate effectively in diverse teams and demonstrate leadership skills; employ ethical principles and professional responsibilities in their work; evaluate and refine their own performance, and that of others, to achieve high standards of quality and productivity.

Completing our postgraduate diploma programmes successfully provides you with further credit/ module exemptions to the modules of the Practising Licence Programmes of the IACT in becoming an educational therapist and educational counsellors.

The IACT is the largest and a highly prestigious professional body based in the USA that admits members who have fulfilled the rigorous requirements of the Practising Licence Programs to obtain practising membership as a counsellor or a therapist. The membership with the IACT is a mark of high standard and excellence. Practising members are not only knowledgeable and bound by high ethical standards, but are also highly respected as well. They are eligible to work in many countries such as North American, Asian and European countries etc.

A licenced therapist can look forward to a rewarding and fulfilling career in providing healthcare services to people with special needs.

Admissions for the programmes are conducted on a rolling basis and can begin at any time.

Postgraduate Diploma Programmes (BLENDED)