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Master of Managerial Psychology

Offered by: HELP University - ELM Business School
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Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration2 - 5 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimePart Time: Weeknights and Saturdays Full time: Su
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FacultyFaculty of Behavioural Sciences / ELM Graduate School
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Services
Credit Hours48
Mode of StudyBy Mixed mode
Course Description

The Master in Managerial Psychology course is a 12 unit post-graduate program being offered by HELP University (HELP) through its learning center, HELP Graduate School (HGS).

The Master of Managerial Psychology course comprises subjects carefully chosen from a combination of management disciplines with emphasis in psychology subjects. To graduate, students enrolled are required to satisfactorily complete 12 compulsory study units in managerial and psychological issues.

The course is designed to meet the needs of part-time students through weekday seminar sessions.


The subjects offered in the Master of Managerial Psychology are listed below. Students are required to enroll for the 6 compulsory units; and to choose 6 out of the 8 electives comprising: 

Compulsory units:

MGP601 Project Paper
MGP602 Selection and Placement in Managerial Psychology
MGP603 Principles of Organizational Psychology
MGP605 Training and Development in Managerial Psychology
MGP606 Testing and Measurements in Managerial Psychology
MGP613 Psychology of Organizational Change and Development

Elective units (to choose 6):

MGP604 Consumer and Advertising Psychology
MGP607 Ethics and Conflict Resolution
MGP608 Psychology of Peak Performance
MGP609 Psychology of Consulting and Practice
MGP611 Psychology of Leading, Coaching and Mentoring
MGP612 Cross-cultural Managerial Psychology
MGP614 Entrepreneurship
MGP615 Occupational Health and Human Factors Psychology



Course assessment
Various assessment items may be used at the discretion of the subject facilitators. These may include individual or group assignments, project writing, tests, class discussion and class participation. 

The weightage of each assessment item is based on the following percentage:

Examination 60%
Course Work 40%
Total 100%

Grading scale:

High Distinction (HD) 85-100 marks
Distinction (DI) 75-84 marks
Credit (CR) 65-74 marks
Pass (PS) 50-64 marks
Fail (FL) 0-49 marks

Course Duration

  • Normally 18 months on a modular basis.
  • Each subject will have a minimum of 44 contact hours comprising:
  • 44-hour weekday seminar sessions
Entry Requirements

Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years’ study in psychology or any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent, preferably but not necessarily with industry experience. Those with a lower CGPA but with a minimum of 5 years’ working experience are also admissible.

Non-degree holders with at least a diploma or STPM may obtain MQA Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) approval for postgrad admission.

For international candidates, English Proficiency in terms of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is requirement for course commencement.

Intake Months

January, February, April, June, July, September, October

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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