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 programme 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 assignments 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 and organisation executives)
• Teacher/Educator
• Research officer
• Professional Motivator
• Industrial relations consultant
• Market researcher
• Public policy adviser
• Training and development coordinator

Duration Of Studies

3 years

Year 1

•Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia (Islamic Civilization & Asian
• Hubungan Etnik (Ethnic Relations)
• Public Speaking and Presentations
• Introduction to Psychology
• Psychology of Personality
• Health Psychology
• Affective Domain
• Elective 1
• Co-Curriculum
• Theories of Counselling
• Entrepreneurship
• Human Growth and Development
• Biopsychology
• Computer Applications
• English for Occupational Purpose
• Statistics

Year 2

• Kerajaan & Dasar Awam Malaysia (Government & Public Policy)
• Young Mercy/Wataniah/Quranic Class/ISLET
• Counselling Process and Techniques
• Child and Adolescent Development
• Cognitive Psychology
• Social Psychology
• Learning Disabilities
• Aging and Older Adulthood
• Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour
• Elective 2
• Psychology of Adulthood
• Psychological Assessment and Testing
• Ethics in Psychology
• Research Methods in Psychology
• Academic Writing
• Affective Domain

Year 3

• Motivations and Emotions
• Psychology of Learning and Education
• Behaviour Modification
• Industrial and Organisational Psychology
• Advanced Topics in Psychology
• Research Project 1
• Research Project 2
• Affective Domain
• Elective 3
• Senior Seminar in Psychology
• Practicum

Elective 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 IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent / CEFR B1; OR MUET (Band 3) or equivalent.

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