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

Turn your passion for people to take on a strategic role to support businesses.

With the broad-based Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) programme, you will enjoy the flexibility of making an impact in any industry with highly sought-after skills under your belt.

DHRMP helps you develop talent management skills in an international business landscape. You will be equipped with the understanding to cultivate a positive and productive workplace. 

Topics such as cross-cultural communication, economics, accounting, employment laws, Asian industrial relations, HR analytics, organisational development, talent acquisition, diversity, performance management, total rewards, organisational behaviour, international business, and industrial-organisational psychology will be taught in this course.

You will also learn how to establish sustainable workplace practices to enable people and businesses to thrive. Through role-play exercises and embarking on internships, you will gain hands-on experiences to affirm your understanding.

General Modules

Discipline Modules

Elective Modules

For this diploma programme, students will select one of the following options:

Option A: Select Elective modules totalling 12 MCs from the List of Electives below and/or from the list of modules in applicable Minor Programmes

Option B: Select a Minor Programme

Option C: Select a CET-based Certificate programme and/or Elective module(s) from the List of Electives below or from the list of modules in applicable Minor programmes (only for eligible students)

List of Electives:

Learn how you can customise your learning pathways here

Industry Orientation Programme Modules

Select one module from the list below:

* Some module codes and synopses are pending confirmation and may be subject to change.

GCE O-level

Aggregate Type Range of Net ELR2B2 for 2024 JAE Minimum Entry Requirements/Grade
ELR2B2-B 12 to 16
  • English Language: C6
  • Mathematics (Elementary/Additional): C6
  • Any one of the 2nd group of Relevant Subjects for the ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type: C6

Click here to view the aggregate computation for ELR2B2-B Aggregate Type.

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/International Logistics
  • 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 / Beauty & Wellness Management
  • BS92 Visual Merchandising
  • BS93 Community Sport & Recreation Management
  • BS94 Retail Merchandising
  • BS98 Event Management
  • BS99 Human Resource & 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


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 company’s most valuable asset, i.e. employees, to be effective contributors to the business. Get ready to launch your career in roles such as:


  • Learning and Development Executive

  • People and Culture Specialist

  • People Operations Executive


  • Human Resource Executive / Partner / Generalist


  • Employee Relations Specialist

  • Remuneration and Benefits Analyst

  • Resourcing Analyst / Talent Acquisition Partner

  • Well-being Specialist

Further Studies

Discover exciting opportunities for further studies!

As a DHRMP graduate, you can pursue further education 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 Human Resource Management
  • 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 11 Jun 2024