Master of Clinical Psychology

Master of Clinical Psychology

KPT/JPS (N/311/7/0084) 09/21 (MQA/FA4225)

This 2-year Master’s programme provides a pathway for specialisation in clinical psychology. As a subfield of psychology, the focuses of clinical psychology is on examining organisms behaviour, personality and in understanding the psychopathology that comes along in human adaptive responses towards the environment . It requires clinical knowledge which is research driven and a comprehensive clinical assessment in order to understand and lift up an individual psychologically towards attaining meanings in their existence.

Careers Prospects

Graduates can work in various settings such as:

– Pediatric setting
– Child, adolescent, and adult mental health
– Geriatric setting
– Educational setting
– Hospital based
– Human resources
– Addiction and rehabilitation

Duration

  • Full-time: 1 year 11 months

Study Mode & Delivery Method

Conventional, course-work based programme delivered via:

  • Lectures & tutorials
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Research projects

Intake

  • October

Course Structure

Year 1

Psychological Behaviour Disorder

Psychological Testing & Assessment I

Neuropsychology

Clinical Research Method

Psychological Testing & Assessment II

Psychotherapy I

Psychotherapy II

Research Project I

Group Therapy

Ethics And Professional Conduct

Clinical Practicum I

Elective*

 

Year 2

Research Project II

Clinical Practicum II

Research Project III

Clinical Practicum III

Research Project Presentation

Electives (Either 1 of the below)

Lifespan Development

Substance Abuse Treatment And Rehabilitation

Community Mental Health

Advanced Group Therapy

Entry Requirements

Requirement
a) Bachelor’s degree in Psychology

A minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00

A minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00 may be accepted subject to an internal assessment by an independent panel

b) Bachelor’s degree in Other Fields of Study

A minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 subject to the degree consisting of a minimum 45-credit Psychology module or equivalent and the applicant must have obtained a CGPA of 2.75 in the said psychology module

A minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 subject to the degree consisting of a minimum 30-credit Psychology module or equivalent and the applicant must have obtained a CGPA of 2.75 in the said psychology module AND a minimum score of 550 in the Psychology subject of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).

c) Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Government of Malaysia

 

For international students only:

Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or 80 (IBT)

Or minimum IELTS score of 6.0

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