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Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology
SP Business School (SB)

We Nurture PEOPLE who Develop People. The Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) is a unique course that covers relevant areas of human resource management and psychology to enhance the effectiveness of future human resource practitioners.

Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology concepts are also infused into the DHRMP curriculum to reinforce the awareness and development of Emotional Quotient (EQ) in students.

SP Business School is the first and leading school to offer this diploma course since 2008.

  • An edge in people skills with Emotional Intelligence and Positive Psychology infused into our DHRMP curriculum
  • Head-start in human resource careers through professional accreditations by the Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI)
  • Participation in human resource related events and competitions
  • Overseas immersion and credit transfer programmes, overseas internships and overseas study trips to learn about foreign business and their human resource practices
  • DHRMP scholarships offered by industry partners
  • Quality training facilities in our innovative and unique Human Resource Learning Studio

Applicants must obtain:

i) the following GCE 'O' Level grades at not more than two sittings and

ii) 26 points or better for the net ELR2B2 aggregate score (i.e. English Language, 2 relevant subjects and best 2 other subjects, including CCA Bonus points)

Aggregate Type: ELR2B2-B
Subject Grade

a) English Language

1 - 6

b) Mathematics (Elementary/Additional)

1 - 6

c) Any three other subjects:

1 - 6


To be eligible for admission, you must also have sat for one of the following subjects:

  • Art / Art & Design
  • Business Studies
  • Combined Humanities
  • Commerce / Commercial Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Higher Art
  • Higher Music
  • History
  • Introduction to Enterprise Development
  • Literature in English / Chinese / Malay / Tamil
  • Media Studies (Chinese)
  • Media Studies (English)
  • Music
  • Principles of Accounts


DHRMP is a three-year full-time programme.

First Year

  • Statistics for Business
  • Business Accounting
  • Management and Organisational Behaviour
  • Business and Technology
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Communicating for Project Effectiveness
  • General Education 1
  • General Education 2
  • IT & Data Analysis for Business
  • Prescribed First Year Elective
  • Education and Career Guidance 1

Second Year

  • Financial & Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Performance Management
  • HR Information System
  • Psychology in Counselling
  • Negotiation and Conflict Management
  • Research Methods
  • Learning and Talent Development
  • Total Rewards Management
  • Talent Sourcing and Acquisition
  • Business Analytics
  • Social Innovation Project or Overseas Social Innovation Project
  • General Education 3
  • Education and Career Guidance 2

Third Year

  • Employee and Industrial Relations
  • Global HRM
  • Psychology in Work Behaviour
  • Employment Law
  • Internship Programme
  • Integrated HR Project

Please note: Course structure subjected to change.

For a synopsis of each module, click here.

DHRMP graduates will find career opportunities at entry and executive levels in the following fields:

  • Employee and Industrial Relations
  • HR Technology
  • Learning and Development
  • Talent Management
  • Talent Sourcing and Acquisition
  • Total Rewards Management

The course will prepare graduates for work in a wide spectrum of industries in both multinationals, as well as, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). Typical job titles include:

  • HR Executive
  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Industrial Relations Executive
  • HR Information System Officer
  • Compensation & Benefits Executive
  • Training Executive

Further Studies
Graduates will receive generous advanced credit standing from reputable foreign universities.

Visit the Diploma Accreditations page to locate the degree programmes in various countries that recognize SP qualifications for admission related purposes.