We Nurture PEOPLE who Develop People. The Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) is a unique course that combines practical and applied areas of human resource (HR) management with psychology to develop you into a successful HR professional.
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 was the first polytechnic to offer a full-time Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) in 2008. Today, as the appointed HR Sector Lead for Polytechnics and ITE, we are strengthening our relationships with the HR community to implement SkillsFuture and sector development initiatives.

Our course incorporates professional assessment from the Institute for HR Professionals (IHRP), offering our students the opportunity to be an IHRP Certified Associate (IHRP-CA) and giving them a head start in their IHRP certification journey and career. This ensures SP's position at the forefront of HR education, preparing our students to excel in this global, fast-changing and complex business environment.

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Our students can look forward to a carefully and deliberately curated learning experience in the three years they will spend in DHRMP. This includes:

  1. Hands-on training and application: In addition to acquiring key HR competencies in areas such as talent attraction, talent development and talent management, students gain business-centric skills in analytics, technology, problem-solving and design thinking throughout the programme. This holistic training throughout this highly engaging course culminates in a final-year client-based project where the solutions are implemented in organisations.
  2. Industry immersion: Leveraging on our strong relationships with the HR community and industry partners, students benefit from collaborations such as the co-location of Kelly Services Career Centre and selected HR Tech Partners on campus. Industry talks and learning journeys also provide students with authentic learning and first-hand experience of how high value HR teams function.
  3. Corporate experience: Our students will gain corporate experience through their 22-week internship with leading industry partners. They can also build networks at HR events such as the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Conference, HR Tech Festival Asia, Singapore HR Congress and Singapore HR Awards.

With this comprehensive programme, SP Human Resource students consistently thrive in national HR competitions. This learning experience is further emphasised through school-wide leadership programmes and overseas immersion experiences.

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“I am deeply grateful for SP for providing me with this once-in-a-life-time opportunity to mingle with people of similar interest and to find out how we can contribute back to our community and country.”  

Sabrina Ng Shu Ling 
2nd from right, at the PM’s Reception 2017



SP’s holistic approach to nurturing HR professionals ensures that our SP Human Resource students are work-ready, life-ready and world-ready. That is why exciting job prospects await you in a wide spectrum of industries in HR.

Our SP Human Resource graduates can also receive generous advanced credit standing from reputable universities should they decide to further their studies.

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"I have always envisioned a career which allows me to engage actively with people, and SP’s Diploma in Human Resource Management with Psychology (DHRMP) has given me the opportunity to realise this passion. I have not only honed my technical skills but also gained various soft skills and exposure through internship programmes during my time here. Experts in their field, my lecturers have always inspired me to step out of my comfort zone and challenge conventional ways of doing things. The DHRMP experience has indeed moulded me into the person I am today."

Joscelyn Chong
Low Guan Onn Gold Medal
DHRMP Gold Medallist
Class of 2019




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