Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology (DHEP)

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology (DHEP)
@ Colombo International Institute of Higher Education - CIIHE

Diploma of Higher Education in Psychology (DHEP) is a Level 5 qualification that is equal to two years of a Bachelors degree in Psychology. DHEP is awarded by CIIHE and is recognized by TVEC and MQA. After the successful completion of the DHEP, students are eligible to enter the final year of the Bachelors degree program in Sri Lanka. 

Upon completion of DHEP students have the option of transferring to complete their studies at Coventry University/University of Hertfordshire/University of Bolton/Deakin University, University of Northampton, University of Western Australia in UK and Australia respectively. 

DHEP stretches across 5 semesters and includes 15 compulsory to obtain the 240 credits. The curriculum covers the core areas in psychology including research methodology and statistics for psychology.

Entry Requirements

  • Direct entry - A/L Two passes in any stream or O/L + Foundation / Work Experience
  • Alternative - Individuals who does not possess the above entry qualification, may contact the admissions manager for alternative entry routes


2 Years

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