Diploma in Applied Drama and Psychology (DADP) JAE Code: S43

Entry Requirements


Full-time application is open to GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC holders.

GCE 'O' Level / SPM / UEC Qualifications

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)

i) English Language (as 1st Lang) 1 - 6*
ii) Mathematics (Elementary / Additional) 1 - 7
iii) Any three other subjects 1 - 6

Admission Eligibility

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

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

*SPM Grades A+ to D are equivalent to GCE 'O' Level Grades 1 to 7.


The JAE ELR2B2 indicates the net aggregate score of the lowest ranked students who were admitted to these courses in the JAE. These aggregate scores are meant as a reference for applicants applying to these courses, and do not constitute the admission scores for subsequent admissions exercises.

International Qualifications

Students with international qualifications should refer to the Entry Criteria for International Qualifications.

Financial Matters

Find out more about course fees and financial assistance schemes.


The best thing about being a DADP student is knowing how fun our lessons can be. We don’t just sit behind a desk and listen to lecturers talk all day. Our lessons are very hands-on. We basically practise the craft and reflect on the theory at the same time."

Ms Elizabeth Kow
DADP Alumni