Do you enjoy making people happy and healthy? Here in DHMP, you can get the skills and knowledge to make it happen!
At the Diploma in Health Management and Promotion (DHMP), you will get a firm grounding in psychology, nutrition, and exercise fundamentals, while learning how to encourage behavioural change. Youth obesity, active aging, and workplace wellness are just some of the challenges you will tackle head on in your journey to promote health and wellness.
Expect frequent field trips, practice-based work, and projects as part of our plan to boost your experience and prepare you for a fulfilling career as a health professional in hospitals, schools, and government agencies.
With Singapore facing issues such as an ageing population and increasing healthcare cost, health management has an important role to play in educating individuals about the need to take charge of their health and well-being. The health and wellness industry is thus in need of bright, professional and passionate individuals to promote healthy living.
The Diploma in Health Management and Promotion (DHMP) will empower you to take on this role by providing you with a solid grounding in psychology, nutrition and exercise fundamentals. The programme's focus on holistic and lifelong wellness will help you gain a comprehensive perspective of health promotion.You will also learn about different strategies for encouraging behaviour change and how these can be effectively applied in managing health.
To provide you with further exposure and experience as a health professional, field trips, practice-based work and projects are a frequent part of learning in this programme. Upon graduation, you can look forward to playing an active role in the vibrant and growing health promotion and management sector.
DHMP graduates can look forward to fulfilling careers in public health departments, healthcare and community-based organisations, staff wellness divisions, and schools. You will be well prepared to take on roles such as:
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To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
5 compulsory modules:
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
3 compulsory modules:
S201 Health and Wellness
S202 Inclusive Physical Activity
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
12 compulsory modules:
A103 Anatomy and Physiology
S241 Psychosocial Aspects of Exercise
S242 Introduction to Counselling and Communication
S244 Health Psychology
S245 Health Promotion
S246 Exercise Programming and Assessment
S247 Behaviour Change
S341 Youth Health
S342 Active Ageing
S343 Corporate Wellness
S344 Weight Management
3 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationS931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 2 modules from the following list:
H220 Introduction to the Event Industry
H222 Wellness & Lifestyle Management
S212 Sports and Exercise Prescription
S251 Human Diseases
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by RP's Schools and Centre.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure suitability
for the posted course. Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the severity of the
conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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To graduate with a Diploma in Health Management and Promotion, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.