Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

MQA/FA 0528
KPT/N/311/6/0010

  Programme Info

Intakes

January, May and September

Duration

3 Years ( Full Time)

Programme Overview

Our undergraduate programme in Psychology is designed to educate students in different areas of psychology. The course begins with the fundamentals of psychology so that students develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts, theories and practices of psychology. Then as the student progresses through the course these fundamentals are built upon, extended and applied to cover more specialised areas of psychology, for example, human resource management, marketing and branding, health services and education.

Programme Modules*

- Abnormal Psychology I
- Abnormal Psychology II
- Behavioural and Influence in Organizations
- Behavioural Statistics
- Child & Infant Psychology
- Cognitive Psychology I
- Cognitive Psychology II
- Consumer Psychology
- Cross-cultural Psychology
- Educational Psychology
- Emotion & Motivation
- Historical Perspectives of Psychology
- Individual Differences
- Introductory Psychology : Cognition & Abnormal
- Introductory Psychology : Methods & Social
- Learning Studies
- Neuropsychology I
- Neuropsychology II
- Organizational Psychology
- Professional Attachment
- Psychological Assessment
- Psychology of Adolescence & Adulthood
- Psychology of Aging
- Psychology of Learning
- Research Methods in Psychology
- Social Psychology
- Statistical & Research Methodologies
- Thesis I
- Thesis II

 

(Choose TWO module from the following)
- Applied Psychology in HRM
- Advanced Social Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Introduction to Counselling, Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy

 

Compulsory Modules (MPU)

- Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Malay Language Communication 2)
- Pengajian Malaysia (Malaysian Studies)
- Pemikiran Kreatif (Creative Thinking)
- Inovasi Malaysia (Malaysian Innovation)
- Khidmat Masyarakat (Community Service)
- Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
- Hubungan Etnik
- Bahasa Kebangsaan A atau Pemikiran Kreatif
- Inovasi Malaysia
- Khidmat Masyarakat

*Subject to change due to curriculum update.

Career Opportunities

As psychology is the study of human behaviour, psychological knowledge can be applied to understanding and solving problems in a wide variety of occupations and professions, from school teachers to managers; from public relations to advertising. Many psychologists are employed in some kind of therapeutic role, for example clinical psychologists or counsellors. Many conduct scientific research in universities or other academic settings. Some graduates work in industrial and organisational settings or in other areas like sports, the media and forensic analysis. However, it is important to note that in order to work as a specialist psychologist, for example an educational psychologist, forensic psychologist or clinical psychologist, further training will be required.

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