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Level: Undergraduate

Intakes: January / May / September

Study Mode: Blended

Duration: 3 years

Faculty: School Of Business


Level: Undergraduate

Intakes: January / May / September

Study Mode: Blended

Duration: 3 years

Programme: School of Education & Social Sciences


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;
  • Develop insight into Psychological assessment, diagnosis, interpretation and intervention as well as evaluating and applying best fit research design, methodology and analysis;
  • Apply cultural competencies to effective and sensitive interactions with people from diverse backgrounds and cultural perspectives;
  • Improve understanding of the social world in interpreting and analyzing relevant psychological research data; and
  • Develop high levels of theoretical engagement and intellectual autonomy that includes independent self-managed learning, conducting and reporting research under supervision.
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), 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 (Semester 1)

  • Learning Skills for Open and Distance Learners
  • History and Philosophy of Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (International Students)
  • Hubungan Etnik (Local Students)

Year 1 (Semester 2)

  • Computer Application
  • English Proficiency
  • Psychology of Adults and Old Age
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Community Service 2
  • Entrepreneurial Skills 2

Year 1 (Semester 3)

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi (International Students)
  • TITAS (Local Students)
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Professional Ethics
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology

Year 2 (Semester 1)

  • Social Deviance
  • Child Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • English for Written Communication

Year 2 (Semester 2)

  • Introduction to Health Psychology
  • Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • Social Psychology
  • Research of Methodology in Psychology

Year 2 (Semester 3)

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Organizational Behaviour in Multi-Ethnic Society in Malaysia 2
  • Principles of Cognition and Behaviour Modification
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Political Psychology Credit Value for Sem 3 15

Year 3 (Semester 1)

  • Environmental Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Personality DBPY 1194 4
  • Dynamics of Adjustment

Year 3 (Semester 2)

  • Substance Abuse
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Project Paper

Year 3 (Semester 3)

  • Industrial Training
Course Fees
All Inclusive Fees RM 8,000 /year

*The fees indicated above is subject to change. Normal and Promotional fees are applicable to Malaysian’s and International student subject to terms and conditions. For more information, kindly contact our course consultants

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