Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)


Course Duration: 3 Years

Psychology is the study of human thoughts and behaviour. Students who study psychology are always keen to understand themselves and those around them. They will be more aware of the phenomenon of life and have a better understanding of it, which includes human memory, thinking styles, learning, problem solving, emotions and social interaction. At undergraduate level, students will be exposed to basic knowledge in psychology. Upon successful completion of the programme, they will gain conprehensive knowledge of psychology and are able to solve psychological questions with intellectual independence. Graduates of this programme are able to demonstrate competence in scientific knowledge and skills regarding human behavior, thinking, feeling, perception, reasoning, cognitive and physiological aspects of human. This field also emphasizes practical training and professional ethics, particularly in research.

Compulsory Subjects

• Introduction to Psychology
• Social Psychology
• Basic Statistics
• Experimental Psychology
• Personality Psychology
• Physiological Psychology
• Research Methods in Psychology
• Research Methodology Academic Writing
• Cognitive Psychology

Core Subjects

• Psychological Theories of Learning
• Educational Psychology
• Psychology of Child and Adolescent
• Counselling Psychology
• Positive Psychology


• Learning Disabilities
• Organizational Psychology
• Cross-Cultural Psychology
• Ethics in Psychology

Elective Subjects

• Communication Skills
• Behavioral Modification
• Addiction Counselling
• Principles of Management
• Basic Skills in Counselling
• Communication Skills

Entry Requirement

• Pass STPM (CGPA2.00) with a minimum of Grade C (SGP2.00) in two (2) subjects including credit in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM
• Diploma with CGPA2.00 including credit in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM
• Diploma in Psychology with a minimum of CGPA2.00
• Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with a minimum of Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and Science and pass in English
• Matriculation / Foundation with a minimum of CGPA2.00 including credit in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM
• Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

Career Opportunities

• Case Manager
• Human Resources
• Researcher
• Rehabilitation Assistant


• Sales Representative
• Public Relations
• Social Worker
• Industry Organization

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Bachelor of Early Childhood Educaion (Honours)
Bachelor of Education (Honours) (Guidance & Counselling)
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
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