Bachelor of Applied Psychology (Hons)

(N/311/6/0054)(MQA/PA4481)09/2019

"The Bachelor Of Applied Psychology(Hons) is an interdisciplinary program planned to develop students who can integrate different psychological theories, contemporary research, and practice in a multicultural world nowadays.

The program provide the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in lectures and readings to research in different community-based experiences. The program prepares students to contribute to society through social and community engagement, counseling, human development, and leadership."

Duration of Study

3 years

Credit Hours

120

Career Prospect

Social Work / Trainer, Management Consultant, Human Resources Officer, Careers Advisory, Education Counsellor, Health Promotion / Caring Professional; Advertising Specialist, Media Professional

Subjects Offered

  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Self-Esteem & Motivation
  • Theories of Personality
  • Introduction of Psychology
  • Approaches to Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Conflict Management
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Group work Theory & Practice
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Principles of Counselling
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • English for Academic Purpose
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A/
  • Academic Skills
  • Key Studies in Psychology
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • English for Employment
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Human Sexuality
  • Behavior Modification
  • Research Methods in Psychology
 
  • Brain & Behaviour
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Individual Differences
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia
  • Professional Practice
  • Thesis
  • Practicum
  • Hubungan Etnik / Pengajian Malaysia 3
  • Counselling Skills (Counselling Specialization)
  • Counselling Methods (Counselling Specialization)
  • Social problems & Social Welfare (Counselling Specialization)
  • Family & Relationship Counselling (Counselling Specialization)

Entry Requirement

  • Passed STPM or equivalent to getting at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 2 subjects; and
  • Honors in Mathematics and Science subjects and pass English at the SPM level; or
  • Passed STAM (rank of Jayyid); and
  • Honors in Mathematics and Science subjects and pass English at the SPM level; or
  • Passed A Level or equivalent with a full pass in two (2) subjects and obtained C grade in Mathematics and Science at O-Level level; or
  • Passed the Matriculation i / Foundation or equivalent to a minimum CGPA of 2.00 from 4.00; and
  • Honors in Mathematics and Science subjects and pass English at the SPM level; or
  • A Diploma or equivalent to a minimum CGPA of 2.00 from 4.00; and
  • Honors in Mathematics and Science subjects and pass English at the SPM level; or
  • Passed South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) / New South Wales Higher School Certificate with an average of at least 60%; or
  • Passed Canadian Pre-University (CPU) with an average of at least 55%; or
  • Passed International Baccalaureate (IB) with a minimum of 24; or
  • A Diploma in Psychology with minimum CGPA of 2.00 from 4.00; or
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian government.

Note: The Mathematics and Science credit requirements and graduating from English at the SPM level for candidates (i), (iv) and (v) may be exempted if the qualifications comprise Mathematics, Science and English subjects and their equivalent / at the SPM level.

Additional Requirement for International Students - English

  • For international students: IELTS 5.0 / CEFR B1 or equivalent TOEFL PBT (410-413) or TOEFL IBT (34) or CAE (160) (Cambridge English: Advance) / CEFR B2 or CPE (180) (Cambridge English: Proficiency) / CEFR C1 or PTE (Pearson Test of English) (36) or MUET (Malaysian University English Test) (Band 3)

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