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Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) opens doors to those who need to answer the burning question 'Why do we do, what we do?' Psychologists learn how human behavior affects us and apply that knowledge to helping others. A psychologist may work in a private practice, with a medical institution or even in the business sector. As a graduate with a Bachelor of Psychology, you will have the skills you need to help others understand their situations, cope with ongoing problems and guide them in living fulfilled lives.


Programme Information

  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

  • KPT/JPS(N/311/6/0012)(MQA/FA1162)08/17 View MQA Accreditation

  • Fulltime

  • 3 ½ years


Programme Outline

Year 1
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • English For Specific Purposes 1
  • Titas / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Hubungan Etnik / Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • Elective
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning and Cognition
  • Industrial Psychology
  • English for Specific Purposes 2
  • Writing Skills
  • Elective
  • Elective
Year 2
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Individual Counseling
  • Organizational Psychology
  • English for Specific Purposes 3
  • Dasar Awam
  • Elective
  • Group Counseling
  • Educational Psychology
  • Psychology of Personality
  • Statistics
  • Baktisiswa
  • Elective
  • Elective
Year 3
  • Cross-cultural Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Research Methodology
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Child Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychological Testing
  • Data Analysis
  • Professional Ethics in Psychology
  • Elective
  • Research Project
Year 4
  • Industrial Training

Entry Requirements

  • Option 1: Entry with Diploma / Equivalent qualification

  • Diploma in the related area with CGPA at least 2.00 with recognition by the Ministry of Higher Education or the Malaysian Government
  • Option 2: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) / A-Level / Equivalent qualification

  • Pass in STPM / A-Level or any other equivalent qualification with TWO (2) full passes or equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Option 3: Entry with Matriculation / Foundation / Equivalent qualification

  • Pass in Matriculation / Foundation or any other equivalent qualification with minimum CGPA of 2.00 and recognised by the Malaysian Government
  • + Additional Requirements

  • Pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia / Vokasional (SPM / SPMV) with:
    • Credit in Mathematics
    • Credit in Science
    • Pass in English
  • Required to have Malaysian University English Test (MUET) prior to applying for PTPTN loan.

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Psychology Officer
  • Motivator
  • Educator
  • Researcher
  • Organizational Manager
  • Industrial Trainer

Graduates are able to pursue studies at any potential universities.