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Diploma in Psychology

Offered by: Raffles University (RU)

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Course Duration2 Yrs
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Fees (International Student)44000/Course
CampusRaffles University Medini Campus
FacultyFaculty of Social Science
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Level of StudyDiploma Level
Field of StudySocial Sciences
Course Description

The Diploma in Psychology programme aims to provide students with knowledge, practical skills and understanding in psychology at the fundamental level. The programme will prepare students to apply their learning in various work setting related to psychology as well as for academic development. Students will be trained to demonstrate the application of psychology knowledge interpersonally, in teamwork and an organisation.



Diploma in Psychology
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
– Academic Writing
– Academic Reading
– English for Communication
– Introduction to Psychology : Methods & Social
– Learning Skills
– U1: Ethics Appreciation and
Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 1
– Introduction to Psychology: Cognition & Abnormal
– Historical Perspectives of Psychology
– Applied Statistics
– U2: Teamwork and Leadership/ Bahasa Kebangsaan A
– Critical Thinking
– Child and Infants Psychology
– Research Method in Psychology
– Emotion and Motivation
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
– Fundamentals Social Psychology
– Introduction to Counselling & Psychotherapy
– Psychology of Adolescent and Adulthood
– Introduction of Neuropsychology
– U3: Malaysian Economy
– Psychology of Learning
– Cognitive Psychology
– Personality
– U4: Co-Curricular
– Gerontology
– Abnormal Psychology
– Industrial and Organisational Psychology
– Business Portfolio
Entry Requirements

SPM : Credits in 3 subjects AND (a)
O Level: Credits in 3 subjects AND (a)
UEC: 3Bs AND (a)
STPM: Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject
A level: Full pass in 2 subjects 
STAM: min Maqbul rank AND (a)
Certificate (MQF Level 4): CGPA 2.00
Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis.

Additional Requirement:
AND A *PASS in Mathematics and Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ General Science/ Applied Science at SPM level or equivalent qualifications.

Those without a pass/credit in Mathematics and/or Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/ General Science/Applied Science at SPM level or equivalent can be admitted but are required to attend special enhancement course(s). These special enhancement courses should be SPM equivalent, remedial in nature. Students must pass/credit the Mathematics and Biology/ Physics/ Chemistry/General Science/Applied Science enhancement courses as a prerequisite to related core courses taught in English.

Intake Months

Jan, May, Sept

Career Prospects

– Psychology Research Assistant
– Psychology Researcher Officer
– Marketing Executive

– Customer Service Executive
– Teaching Assistant
– Human Resource Executive

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

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