Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (R52)

School of Management and Communication, Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (R52)

What You Will Learn

If you are interested in and have an aptitude for business, being in Human Resource (HR) can be a rewarding and fulfilling career. The Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) provides you with the foundation to build sustainable workplace practices that support the growth of international businesses.

Develop your understanding of anthropology, cross-cultural communication, economics, employment laws, Asian industrial relations, talent development, compensation and performance management, organisational behaviour, and industrial-organisational psychology within the international business landscape. Through the DHRMP, our comprehensive curriculum will prepare you for a meaningful career in any industry.

You will gain insights on how to build sustainable workplace practices that enable people and businesses to thrive as this course also delves into the psychology of human behaviours and motivations. Coupled with hands-on training in specialised HR management functions and industry internships, you can apply what you learn into real-life contexts to enhance your professional practice.
The DHRMP will transform your passion for people and your aptitude for business into a meaningful future-ready career, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to handle the challenges of a contemporary workforce. Whether you wish to work for a local or international organisation, the highly sought-after skills you acquire from your education here will gear you for the real working world.

GCE O-level

Aggregate Type Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2020 JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 11 to 16


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 subject listed in the 2nd group of relevant subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type on p.27.

Nitec/Higher Nitec

Minimum net GPA  Relevant Qualifications
Nitec ≥ 3.5
  • NT84 (Business Services)
  • NT85 (Finance Services)
  • NT86 (Retail Services)
Higher Nitec ≥ 2.0
  • BS23 (Retail & Online Business)
  • BS24 (Financial Services)
  • BS81 (Early Childhood Education)
  • BS82 (Banking Services)
  • BS83 (Hospitality Operations)
  • BS84 (Business Studies (Event Management))
  • BS85 (Business Studies (Accounting) / Accounting)
  • BS86 (Business Studies (Administration / Secretarial))
  • BS87 (Business Studies (Logistics) / Integrated Logistics Management / Logistics for International Trade) 
  • BS88 (Business Studies (E-Commerce) / Business-Information Technology)
  • BS89 (Business Studies (Sport Management) / Sport Management)
  • BS90 (Business Studies (Service Management) / Service Management)
  • BS91 (Beauty & Spa Management)
  • BS92 (Visual Merchandising)
  • BS93 (Community Sport & Recreation Management)
  • BS94 (Retail Merchandising)
  • BS95 (Passenger Services)
  • BS96 (Performance Production)
  • BS97 (Filmaking (Cinematography))
  • BS98 (Event Management)
  • BS99 (Human Resource and Administration)
  • IT56 (Information Technology)
  • IT64 (Business Information Systems)
  • IT65 (Leisure & Travel Operations)
  • IT76 (e-Business Programming)
  • IT77 (Facility Management)
  • IT78 (Shipping Operations & Services/Maritime Business)
  • IT87 (Landscape Management & Design)

GCE A-Level

Minimum Entry Requirements
  • Obtain an A-S grade for General Paper (English Medium),
  • Obtain an A-E grade for 2 other H2 subjects, AND
  • Must have taken GCE 'A' Level examinations whilst studying in a Junior College / Millennia Institute in Singapore
  • Please click here to view a list of module exemptions


For more details on admission using Singapore Cambridge GCE A-levels qualifications, please refer to our webpage at www.rp.edu.sg.


Admission to RP is based on academic merit and subjected to available vacancies of our diploma programmes. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee that applicants will be offered a placement in the diploma programme. These requirements are set in place to ensure fairness to all applicants.

Career Opportunities

As a DHRMP graduate, you are well equipped to support the HR function in any organisation. Get ready to launch your career in roles such as:


  • Employee Relations Specialist 

  • Remuneration and Benefits Analyst

  • Resourcing Analyst / Talent Acquisition Partner

  • Well-being Specialist


  • Learning and Development Executive

  • People and Culture Specialist

  • People Operations Executive


  • Human Resource Executive / Partner / Generalist

Further Studies

RP graduates are well-placed to embark on meaningful careers, immediately after graduation. They could even improve their employability by taking part-time courses or SkillsFuture Earn and Learn Programmes (ELPs).

What’s more, every RP diploma is recognised and has a pathway leading to a relevant degree with top local and overseas universities. RP graduates may complete their degrees in just over two or three years in a four-year programme.

Skills Deepening

Upon graduation, DHRMP students can choose to deepen their skills and knowledge in a chosen field before embarking on their career. They could either sign up for part-time courses or pursue ELPs. Please visit our lifelong learning page to find out more.


Undergraduate Studies

As a DHRMP graduate, you can pursue further education opportunities in business studies, arts and social sciences and international studies at local and overseas universities:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Cultural Studies / International Studies / Psychology) 

  • Bachelor of Business Administration 

  • Bachelor of Commerce 

  • Bachelor of International Studies 

  • Bachelor of Management 

  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Cultural Studies / International Studies / Psychology) 

  • Business-related degrees with specialisation in HR / International Business / Psychology

Last updated on 10 Jun 2020