Diploma in Childhood Development & Psychopathology (DCDP)

A One-Year Diploma In Childhood Development & Psychopathology (DCDP)

The CSLHS commenced a Diploma in Childhood Development and Psychopathology (DCDP) in August 2013. The programme caters towards teachers, remedial and early childhood educationists, and parents who want to enhance their knowledge in this area of early childhood development. DCDP follows a modular curriculum, which emphasises in – depth training, 7 modules covering human development from conception through Adolescence and Childhood Disorders are taught. In addition 16 hours of observations (practical component) is mandatory at CSLHS recommended schools. Assistance is provided for the observation placement at the schools.

This course examines the physical, cognitive and social development with diagnostic and intervention techniques for early childhood disorders.

Learning And Teaching Strategies

The following teaching/learning methods/strategies are used to promote better understanding.

  • Lectures
  • Case studies
  • Small Group discussions
  • Observation of children in mainstream and special schools shall be a mandatory component of the course.

Intermediate / A level from all disciplines

  • Intermediate / A level from all disciplines

Fee Structure

Application Fee5000
Tuition Fee132000
Examination Fee18000

Note: Any additional taxes imposed by the government will be the liability of the students/parents/guardian.

The University reserves the right to increase the fees if required according to the recommendation of the Governing Body.

Advance fees to be paid semester-wise. All dues need to be cleared within two weeks of commencement of the academic year. 2% surcharge per month will be levied on outstanding fees after the due date.