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Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology

Offered by: International University Of Malaya-Wales (IUMW)
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Exam BodyIUMW, Malaysia
Course Duration6 Semesters + Industrial training (min 12 weeks)
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees60,800 / Course
Fees (International Student)69,525 / Course
CampusIUMW City Campus
FacultyFaculty of Health & Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudySecurity Services
Credit Hours125 credit hours
Course Description

IUMW’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology is concerned with the scientific development of knowledge about human behavior and thought. Intensive analysis training and critical skills are taught with the intent of producing graduates who are competent from every angle.

Our programme integrates research and hands-on expertise to produce high performing professional practitioners ready to take up roles in contemporary health and social sciences practices. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, techniques and ethics that are relevant in today’s working environment. The programme also produces students who are aware of the sustainable issues that are pertinent in the field of psychology.

With a wide range of applications from industry to commerce, education, health and social services, our bachelor’s degree in psychology can serve as a foundation for a whole variety of different careers.

Curriculum

Year 1

  • English for Research Writing
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Theories of Personality and Individual Differences
  • Lifespan Development I
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (International Student)
  • Lifespan Development II
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Co-Curriculum 1
  • Malaysian Studies 3 (International Student)

 

Year 2

  • Statistics in Psychology
  • Biopsychology
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Co-Curriculum 2
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychological Testing
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • *Educational Psychology
  • *Psychology of Ageing

*Choose any ONE (1) elective

 

Year 3

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Research Project I
  • Malaysian Economics
  • Research Project II
  • Current Issues in Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • *Introduction to Expressive Arts Therapies
  • *Positive Psychology
  • *Health Psychology
  • *Transpersonal Psychology
  • *Marriage and Family Systems
  • *Clinical Psychology
  • Industrial Training

*Choose any THREE (3) electives

Entry Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • Pass in STPM, with a minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in any two (2) subjects; OR
  • Any qualifications equivalent to Diploma; OR
  • Matriculation/Foundation qualification with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00, or any equivalent qualification; OR
  • Pass UEC with minimum of Grade B in at least five (5) subjects; AND
  • Minimum Credit in Mathematics AND Physics or Chemistry or Biology or General Science AND minimum pass in English in SPM; OR
  • Fulfil other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND
  • Pass IUMW English Placement Test

International Students

  • A Level with 2 Principal passes or equivalent, recognised by Malaysian Government or fulfil any other entry requirements that are recognised by the University Senate; AND
  • Minimum Credit in Mathematics AND Physics or Chemistry or Biology or General Science in O Level AND minimum pass in English in O Level; AND
  • Pass IELTS with minimum Band 5, or TOEFL with a minimum score of 500.

English Competency Requirements

All international students are bound to the English Competency requirement set by the University and the Malaysian Qualification Agency except those who are:

  • From countries where English is the official language; OR
  • From an academic institution which uses English as its main medium of instruction.
Career Prospects
  • Teacher
  • Psychology Lecturer
  • Career Counsellor
  • Human Resource Executive
  • Sales and Marketing executive
  • Childcare Worker
  • Social Service Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Market Researcher
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Community Service Manager
  • Health Educator

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


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