School of Social Sciences




About this Course

A psychology programme involves the investigation of human behavior, probing deeper into how people think, learn, and develop emotionally and socially.

What Will You Learn

  • Critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and the scientific approach to understanding and solving problems related to behavior and mental processes
  • Fundamentals of theories, knowledge, skills, and methods in the discipline of psychology
  • Apply psychological theories and concepts to personal, social, and organizational issues
  • Flexibility of thought, tolerance of ambiguity, and respect for others’ values
  • Ability to engage in the ethical application of psychological principles

Programme Introduction

A psychology programme involves the investigation of human behavior, probing deeper into how people think, learn, and develop emotionally and socially. Psychology experts use a wide range of methods to conduct research on large groups, specific populations, and individuals. Psychology involves controlling lab experiments, assessing clients on-site, or evaluating school tests for learning disabilities. It also delves into topics such as providing the right treatment for people suffering from trauma, mental disorders, or substance abuse. They may work with individual clients to understand root causes and offer treatment.

With a Diploma in Psychology, a person can enter the social welfare services industry. Government-operated and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) often engage psychology diploma holders as psychology assistants, rehabilitation services officer, human resources administrator, guidance counselor, research assistants, social work assistants, and public relations officer

Career Prospect

  • Training Officer / Consultant
  • Psychologist Assistant
  • Marketing Officer / Assistant
  • Welfare Assistant Officer
  • Human Resource Officer / Assistant
  • Sales & Marketing Researcher

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Course structure

Year 1
  • Basic Of Lifespan Development
  • Communication And Persuasion
  • Communicative English / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Computer Application
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Introduction To Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction To Motivations And Emotions
  • Introduction To Psychology
  • Introduction To Social Psychology
  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Personality
Year 2
  • Basic Of Consumer Behaviour
  • Basic Of Psychological Testing And Evaluation
  • Basic Research Method In Social Science
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Fundamental Of Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Fundamental Of Educational Psychology
  • Fundamental Of Industrial And Organizational Psychology
  • Introduction To Abnormal Psychology
  • Introduction To Behaviour And The Brain
  • Introduction To Behavioural Analysis
  • Introduction To Childhood And Adolescence Development
  • Introduction To Criminology
  • Introduction To Health Psychology
Year 3
  • Behavior Modification And Intervention
  • Fundamental In Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial Training
  • Issues And Ethics In The Helping Profession
  • Principle Of Counselling

Entry Requirement

  • Pass in SPM
  • Minimum THREE (3) Credits in ANY subjects
  • Pass in Mathematics AND Science


Any other equivalent qualifications