Diploma in Psychology
KPT/JPS (R/311/4/0027) 06/23 (MQA/FA2972)
The programme is designed for graduates to become professionally trained in theories, knowledge, skill and methods in psychology.
Graduates will be prepared for work in welfare agencies, rehabilitation centre, community centre, government organization, NGO’s organizations and private sector companies. The graduates are trained to be progressive, innovative, creative and efficient in problem solving or decision making of patient or client management. Graduates are also expected to understand and demonstrate sensitivities and responsibilities towards religion, community, culture and environment by ethical principles and professional code of conduct of the psychologist profession.
The programme objective is to produce graduates who have a comprehensive understanding of the principles of human minds and behaviours and who are able to apply these principles in dealing with the human taught, behaviour & emotions and enhancing human potentials in community or workplace.
Students will be well equipped to seek a career as:-
Social Work Assistant
|Welfare and Rehabilitation Officer
Public Relations Officer
Human Resource Development Personnel
*With further studies & advance training graduates will qualify to be a Certified Psychologist, Therapist, Professional Counselor, Consultant and Corporate Trainer.
Duration Of Studies
Year 1 Courses
|Introduction to Psychology
Communication and Persuasion
|Motivations and Emotions
Year 2 Courses
|Childhood and Adolescence Development
Cross Cultural Psychology
Behaviour and the Brain
Research Methods in Social Science
Industrial and Organisational Psychology
|Psychological Testing and Evaluation
Introduction to Behavioural Analysis
Introduction to Criminology
Year 3 Courses
|Issue and Ethics in the Helping Profession
Principles of Counselling
Behaviour Modification and Intervention
Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health/Consumer Behaviour
Elective Courses (Only choose 2 course)
•Introduction to Criminology
• Introduction to Occupational and Safety Health
• Consumer Behaviour
• Lectures and tutorials
• Written assessments
• Industrial training
• Educational visits
|Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)||Pass Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with 3 credits in any subjects and a Pass in English, Bahasa Melayu, Mathematics and Science; OR|
|Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM)||Pass Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with minimum Grade C in 1 subject and Pass Mathematics and Science at SPM level; OR|
|Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)||Pass with minimum Grade B in three (3) subjects and pass in Mathematics and Science; OR|
|O-Level||Pass with minimum Grade C in three (3) subjects and pass in Mathematics and Science; OR|
|Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)||Obtain Maqbul level and pass in Mathematics and Science in SPM; OR|
|Other certificate (Level 3, MQF)||Pass with at least CGPA 2.00; OR|
|Other relevant or equivalent qualification, experience and requirement accepted by the University Senate or competent authority in Malaysia|
What our students say
I choose CUCMS because due to its strong academic reputation and the institute’s integrity. The lecturers and students here are great! The close relationship between students and lecturers are possible due to the friendly, understanding and caring atmosphere. Classes are more fun this way
I chose to study Psychology because of my passion and curiosity towards the human mind and behavioral patterns. Since pursuing my tertiary studies at CUCMS, I have learned and gained new knowledge while meeting professional lecturers. I trust I will feel more confident in facing real world situations upon completing my studies.
I choose to study in this field because of my keen interest in psychology. CUCMS is one of the very few institutions that offer a diploma level study in this field. I have learnt knowledge and skills which can apply in my future career. The lecturers are very professional and highly committed. The staffs in Faculty are very friendly and helpful.