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BSc (Hons) Psychology with Management

Offered by: Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
Exam BodyHeriot-Watt University, UK
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)42,848
CampusHeriot-Watt University, UK
FacultySchool of Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryUnited Kingdom
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Sciences
Study Abroad Pathway


Course Description

Psychology is the scientific study of the relationship between mind and behaviour. The psychology component of the programme (70%) covers the core domains of psychology, namely biological psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, individual differences, social psychology, conceptual and historical issues in psychology, and research methods. The management component of the programme (30%) introduces a range of topics that are relevant to workplace psychology such as consumer behaviour, marketing, human resource management and project management. Teaching and assessment emphasises application to real world issues, and enhances transferable employability skills such as numerical and computer literacy, communication and teamwork.  

This programme will be offered with a January intake, in addition to our usual September intake.  

Our psychology with management graduates have a strong record of employment in business management, marketing, human resources, coaching, academic research and teaching, to name but a few.  


Course content

First Year

  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Developmental Psychology  
  • Philosophy and History of Psychology
  • Research Methods and Analysis 3 & 4
  • Social Psychology

Two courses from Business Management:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour

Second Year

  • Biological Psychology  
  • Cognition across the Lifespan  
  • Cross-cultural Psychology  
  • Research Methods and Analysis 5 & 6  
  • Social Cognition and Personality  

Two courses from Business Management:

  • Business Venturing
  • Resourcing and Talent Management


  • Industrial Training during the May Semester

Third Year

  • Advanced Social Psychology  
  • Cognitive Rehabilitation  
  • Neuropsychology  
  • Psychology of Education  
  • Research Project 1 & 2  

Two courses from Business Management:

  • Changing Trends in Employment
  • The Contemporary Workforce
Entry Requirements

STPM/UEC/A-Levels/IB Diploma with 5 credits or above

Intake Months


Career Prospects

Psychology with management graduates will be well prepared for business-related employment. The degree knowledge and skills lead to a wide range of occupational roles in commercial organisations, educational institutions, government and NGO sectors. Examples include human resources, market research, advertising and public relations, sales, teaching, counselling, and social work.

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

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