Bachelor of Management (Hons) with Psychology

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You will study the few selected key areas and aspects of management including principles and practices of management, strategic management, organisational behaviour, entrepreneurial development and others. You will also learn about the majoring subjects in psychology as introduction to psychology, social psychology, behaviour psychology and others. 

Apart from the broad managerial related knowledge and skills, the programme provides you with specific psychological insights of work, individual and organisational behaviour. You will develop awareness of the crucial role of psychology in decision-making and gain the basics in becoming a strong communicator and problem solver in both management and psychological based.   

  • Fully accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)
  • Recognised by the Public Service Department (JPA)


Of Good Financial Balance for Success In All Aspects of Life

Various Careers

Options Include Academic, Industrial Counsellor, Corporate Consultant, Trainer & Employee Retention Consultant

Meets Demands

For Skilled & Versatile Employees

“The expert in anything was once a beginner.”
Helen Hayes

Top Core Courses

Fundamentals that will build you up to stay relevant and excellent today, tomorrow and beyond.

Social Psychology

Provide students with scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others

Managing Stress at Work

Provides the knowledge of causes of worksite stress, successful ways to help employers reduce stress in the worksite and help employees manage stress

Behaviour Psychology

Provides the knowledge on the connection between our minds and our behaviour.

Cross Cultural Intelligence

Provides the knowledge and skills related to work efficient in culturally diverse situations.

Understanding Personality Types

Provides the knowledge on the level of understanding of different personalities process information and make decisions which can improve the harmony in your workplace.

Learning Path

Students will be well-prepared for university as they will gain the knowledge, soft skills, teamwork-focused mindset and solid leadership abilities that they need.

Students will explore various management disciplines that underline the theory and practices for a broad spectrum of management and professional practices, in addition to the rigours of psychology specialisation from a range of selected papers as the measurements in modern and current psychology needs.

Students will receive an opportunity to select from several elective papers across other majors. After making a decision on which programme to enrol in, they can further explore their interest and master the research project which is relevant to the field of management and psychology, as well as learn related methods and conduct in-depth analysis.

There are ample career opportunities for you such as:

  • Business Manager
  • Human Resource Officer
  • Training and Development Officer
  • Business Executive
  • Office Administrator
  • Management Consultant
  • Motivator in Human Services Organisations
  • Wellness Consultant
  • Counsellors
  • Social workers.



No.Course CodeCourse TitleCredit Hours



Hubungan Etnik (for Malaysian students); OR

Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (for foreign students only)




Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (for Malaysian students); OR

Malaysian Studies 3 (for foreign students only)


Bahasa Kebangsaan A (for students without SPM credit in BM); OR

Decision Making Skills (for students with SPM credit in BM and foreign students)


Comparative Religions; OR
Family and Society; OR

Human Rights

Subtotal Credit Hours 14
1.WUC107/03Workplace Communication Skills   [APEL(C)]3
2.WUC203/03Writing Skills for University Studies   [APEL(C)]3
3.BBM102/03Microeconomics   [APEL(C)]3
4.BBM103/03Principles and Practice of Management   [APEL(C)]3
5.BBM104/03Principles of Marketing   [APEL(C)]3
6.BBM202/03Macroeconomics   [APEL(C)]3
7.BBM203/03Business Statistics3
8.BBM204/03Business Law3
9.BBM205/03Basic Accounting   [APEL(C)]3
10.BBM206/03Accounting and Costing   [APEL(C)]3
11.BBM207/03Human Resource Management   [APEL(C)]3
12.BBM208/03Business Ethics3
13.BBM210/03Entrepreneurship Development3
14.BBF201/03Introduction to Financial Management3
15.BMG303/03Strategic Management3
16.BMG302/03Organisational  Behaviour3
17.BMG306/03Introduction to International Business3
18.BLC301/03Operations Management   [APEL(C)]3
19.BIS303/03Management Information Systems3
20BMG318/03Research Methods3
21BMG322/04Business Project4
Subtotal Credit Hours 64
1LSP101/05Introduction to Psychology   [APEL(C)]5
2LSP102/05Understanding Personality Types5
3LLS203/05Cross Cultural Intelligence5
4LSP204/05Social Psychology5
5LSP205/05Managing Stress at Work   [APEL(C)]5
6LSP203/05Behavior Psychology5
Subtotal Credit Hours 30
ELECTIVE COURSES* (Choose any 4 courses)










Investment and Portfolio Management; OR

Corporate Governance; OR

Employment Law and Industrial Relations; OR

Strategic Human Resource Management; OR

Service Marketing; OR   [APEL(C)]

Consumer Behaviour; OR

Taxation in Malaysia; OR

Corporate Finance

Subtotal Credit Hours 12
Total Credit Hours 120


APEL(C) Courses

The maximum credit transfer through APEL(C) is 30% of the total graduating credits for a specific programme of study. This requirement shall be read together with MQA Policies on Credit Transfer, Guidelines on Credit Transfer for MOOC, Micro-credentials and other relevant conditions stipulated by the MQA and MOHE from time to time. The maximum credit transfer allowed for a Diploma-to-Bachelor’s Degree study (based on formal qualifications) is 50% of the total credits for the degree programme, while the existing 60% maximum credit transfer allowable for a combination of formal qualifications with Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning [APEL(C)], Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Micro-Credentials (MCs) remains the same.

For courses that you intend to apply for APEL(C) but are not listed above, please contact Ms. Quah Phaik Luan at  plquah@wou.edu.my.

Kindly contact your nearest Regional Centre if you need further clarification.


Candidates with the following criteria will be eligible to be considered for admission into the undergraduate programme:

(1) Regular Entry

Candidates must fulfil one of the following criteria:

With a pass in English and Mathematics at SPM / UEC Senior Middle III and

• Grade C (SGP 2.0) in at least two (2) subjects / two (2) Principals in STPM / HSC / A-Level

• Five (5) Grade Bs in UEC Senior Middle III

Other eligible qualifications

• An approved / accredited Diploma / Advanced Diploma

•An approved Foundation / Matriculation (minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00) qualification from other private and public universities in Malaysia

• Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

(2) Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) provides an opportunity for individuals with working experience but lack of formal academic qualifications to pursue their tertiary studies. APEL involves the identification, documentation and assessment of prior experiential learning to determine the extent to which an individual has achieved the desired learning outcomes, for access to a programme of study

Applicants should comply with the following admission criteria stipulated by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA):

• The candidate should be at least 21 years of age in the year of application and possess relevant work experience.

Fee Schedule

(Effective May 2022 Semester)

Wawasan Open University uses a unique model of delivering education to both Open Distance Learning (ODL) and On-Campus Learning (OCL) students with tuition fees for the following level of programmes that can be worked out as follows: 


Total Number of Courses

  Total Number of Credits

 Tuition Fees  (RM)





12,250 – 13,950

Bachelor’s Degree

26 – 39

  120 – 126

27,880 – 43,520


Postgraduate Diploma




Master’s Programme

8 – 13

  41 – 46

25,800 – 29,700

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)





  • A one-off payment Processing and Administration fee is chargeable for new students and varies according to programme.
  • Open Distance Learning Study Resource and Services fee is chargeable every semester and varies according to programme.
  • On Campus Learning Study Resource and Services fee is chargeable every semester and varies according to programme.
  • All totals are merely indicative and fees are subject to change without notice.

All of the University’s courses are classified into three categories, i.e., lower level, middle level or higher level. Lower-level courses are basic, introductory or foundation courses designed for freshmen. Middle-level courses may require some knowledge of previous study or a certain amount of intellectual maturity. Higher level courses are specialised courses usually designed for those majoring in a particular discipline. The level of a course is indicated by the first digit of the course code, i.e., lower level courses are indicated by the code 1XX/XX, middle level courses by 2XX/XX and higher level courses by 3XX/XX or 4XX/XX. The 2 digits after the slash indicate the credit value of the course. i.e., WLA101/03 is a lower level course of 3 credits while BBM203/05 is a middle level course of 5 credits and TEC305/10 is a higher level course of 10 credits.

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