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BSc (HONS)
PSYCHOLOGY

FAST FACTS

Level: Undergraduate

Intakes: January, May, September

Study Mode: Blended

Duration: FT – 3 years

Programme: School of Education & Social Sciences

Overview

BSc (Hons) in Psychology is a distance learning programme designed to equip students with both core and generic skills in line with the vision of the university to provide access to quality education and lifelong learning, leveraging on technology and adopting flexible mode of learning.
Upon graduating, you can apply the acquired knowledge of psychological principles to a diverse range of areas such as human resource management, healthcare, organisational and corporate management, customer relation, education, politics, sports, research and marketing.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the programme, the students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspective, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology;
  • Respect and use critical and creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, and, when possible, a scientific approach to solve problems related to behavior and mental processes;
  • Understand and apply psychological principles to personal, social, and organisational issues; and
  • Apply cultural competencies to effective and sensitive interactions with people from diverse backgrounds and cultural perspectives.
Intakes & Requirements

Intakes: January, May and September

Entry Requirements:

  • 2 SPTM / A-Level Passes ( min CGPA 2.00) or equivalent, OR
  • 5 B’s in UEC (including English Language), AND
  • A pass in a recognised Matriculation/Foundation Certi­ficate or Diploma (Level 4) ( min CGPA 2.00); OR
  • Other relevant or equivalent quali­fications accepted by the Government of Malaysia; AND
  • At least a Band 1 in the MUET examination.
Course Subjects

Students will be assessed through a combination of written and oral examinations as well as assignments

Year 1

  • Learning Skills for Open and Distance Learners
  • Computer Application
  • English Proficiency
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Human, Society and Culture
  • Child Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • History and Philosophy of Psychology
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • Introduction to Health Psychology
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Malaysian Studies 3

Year 2

  • Research Methodology in Psychology
  • English for Written Communication
  • Professional Ethics
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Psychology of Adult and Old Age
  • Environmental Psychology
  • Political Psychology
  • Entrepreneurial Skills 2
  • Community Service 2
  • Organizational Behaviour in Multi-Ethnics Society in Malaysia 2
  • TITAS (Islamic Civilization & Asian Civilization)

Year 3

  • Personality
  • Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • Understanding Motivation and Emotion
  • Social Deviance
  • Dynamics of Adjustment
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Principles of Cognition and Behaviour Modification
  • Substance Abuse
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Project Paper

*The Subjects listed above are merely indicative and may be subject to change. Additionally, students are required by the Ministry of Education Malaysia to complete Mata Pelajaran Umum (MPU) subjects.

Course Fees
   Normal  Promotion  International Students
Tuition Fees RM 12,900 per year RM 8,000 per year RM 12,000 per year

*The fees indicated above is subject to change. Normal and Promotional fees are applicable to Malaysian’s students only, subject to terms and conditions. International students are eligible for special travel bursary. For more information, kindly contact our course consultants

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