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Bachelor of Psychology with Human Resource Development (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultyFaculty of Management
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description


At the end of the programme, students should be able to:

  1. Apply psychological principles to personal, social and organizational issues.
  2. Integrate major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings and historical trends in organizational and industrial psychology.
  3. Be critical and creative, having a sceptical inquiry and when possible using scientific approaches to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
  4. Communicate effectively in variety of formats and environment.
  5. Work effectively and efficiently in team at work place.
  6. Weigh evidence, tolerate ambiguity, act ethically and reflect other values underpinning psychology as a discipline.
  7. Develop insight into their own and others behaviour and mental processes and apply effectively strategies for continuous self-management and self-improvement.
  8. Identify, evaluate and consulting issues related to industrial and organizational psychology business sector.
  9. Apply leadership principles and able to demonstrate leadership competency with confidence.

The course is offered in full-time mode and based on two semester for each year. Academic year with several subjects being delivered and assessed in minimum of eight semester.

Assessment: Maximum 50% examination and minimum 50% coursework

Award requirements:
To graduate, student should,
- Achieve a total of 128 credit hours with minimum CPA of 2.0
- Pass the Industrial Training
- Complete and pass the Undergraduate Final Year Project

Entry Requirements

SPM+STPM+MUET or its equiv.

Career Prospects

I-O psychology is a diverse field with opportunities in several different areas. Many I-O psychologists work in business in positions dealing with worker productivity, employee training and assessment, and human resources. Other I-O psychologists work in research or academic positions. Specific specialty areas in I-O psychology include human-computer interaction and human factors. Consulting opportunities are also available for experienced I-O psychologists.

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

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