Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

KPT/JPS (R/311/6/0037) 11/23/(MQA/FA3452)

This programme is designed to provide students with a broad background in psychological theories, research and to develop the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary for a career in clinical psychology, management, research, marketing, teaching, human resources and more.

The program offers study in a range of specialist aspects which include behavior, cognitive, social psychology, personality, perception, intelligence, learning, research methods, memory, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology and health psychology.

Through case studies and industrial attachment, students will experience a rigorous and challenging preparation for their future careers.

Careers Prospects

Students will be well equipped to seek a career as:-

• Psychology officer
• Therapist
• Social work officer
• Welfare and rehabilitation officer
• Administrative executive
• Public relations executive
• Human resource development executive
• Human personnel executive (Industrial organization executives)
• Teacher/Educator
• Research officer
• Professional Motivator
• Industrial relations consultant
• Market researcher
• Public policy adviser
• Training and development coordinator

Duration Of Studies

3 years
  •  Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Islamic Civilization & Asian Civilisations)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Ethnic Relations)
  • English for Special Purposes I: Public Speaking
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • English for Special Purpose II : Professional Communication at Workplace
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Theories of Counselling
  • Statistics
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Computer Applications
  • Kerajaan & Dasar Awam Kerajaan (Government & Public Policy)
  • Young Mercy I / Wataniah I
  • Counselling Process and Techniques
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Biopsychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Young Mercy I / Wataniah I
  • Psychology of Adulthood
  • Psychological Assessment and Testing
  • Academic Writing
  • Affective Domain
  • Co-curriculum
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Behavior Modification
  • Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Advanced Topics in Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Aging and Older Adulthood
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Research Project
  • Affective Domain
  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Psychology of Learning and Education
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology
  • Research Project II
  • Elective III
  • Affective Domain
  • Internship

Elective Courses (Choose 3 courses)

  • Community Mental Health
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Group Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Substance Abuse Treatment

Study Mode


• Lectures
• Written assessments
• Industrial training

Entry Requirements

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

Examinations Requirement
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Pass with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two subjects; AND

Credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass in English at SPM level; OR

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Pass with Jayyid; and credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass English at SPM level; OR
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) Pass with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects including Chemistry, Biology or Physics and three (3) other subjects; OR
A-Level Pass A-Level at least Grade D for two (2) subjects; AND Grade C for Mathematics and Science in O-Level;


Pass A-Level at least Grade D in any two (2) subjects; AND Grade C for Mathematics and Science in O-Level;

Matriculation / Foundation / Asasi / Pre-University from any HEI Pass with CGPA of 2.00; AND

Credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass in English at SPM level; OR

Foundation in Allied Science / Foundation in Science from CUCMS or any HEI recognized by Malaysian Government Pass with minimum of CGPA 2.00; and credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass in English at SPM level (or equivalent); OR
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursary with aggregate 50%; OR
Canadian Pre-University (CPU) / Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP / Canadian Grade 12/13) Aggregate 50%; OR
Monash University Foundation Pre-University (MUFY) / University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation / Western

Australia Curriculum Council / HSC Sydney Australia / Trinity College Foundation Studies / Australian Universities Foundation Programmes / South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/ Victorian Certificate of Education, Australian Year 12 / Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)

Aggregate 50%; OR
Indian Pre-University with Aggregate 60%; OR
Pass International Baccalaureate Diploma with minimum 24 points; OR
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP) with minimum CGPA of 2.00, OR
Pass Diploma in the field of Psychology with minimum CGPA of 2.00; AND Credit in Mathematics, Science and Pass in English at SPM level; OR
Pass Diploma in any related field from a HEI recognised by the Malaysian Government and the University Senate with minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
Any qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
English Proficiency for Foreign Students: Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent

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