Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Psychology

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Psychology refers to the scientific study of the mind, mental states and processes as well as behaviour. The programme delves into the introduction to psychology, focusing on the multifaceted aspects of human development that include physical, emotional, intellectual, social and cultural. It will help students understand behaviour and enhance their communication and problem-solving skills. The programme will enable students to analyse problems, develop crucial critical thinking skills and have demonstrated knowledge in psychology.

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



Available Modes

Part-Time and Full-Time

Credit Transfer Via APEL (C)

For Those with Relevant Career Experience and Minimum Length of Service

PSIMA Membership

Graduates Are Qualified to Apply

Wide Career Options

In Both Basic and Applied Psychology Fields

“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.

Introduction to Psychology

This course covers basic approaches, theoretical framework, methodology and topics in psychology that serve as a foundation for all future courses in the programme.

Child Development

This course delves into the concept of human development, lifespan development and framework focusing on motor, physical, cognitive, social, emotional, communication, and adaptive skills.

Managing Stress at Work

This course teaches various approaches and techniques of stress management that can be applied in various workplace settings.

Counselling Theories and Practice

This course disseminates knowledge on different techniques and approaches in counselling and psychotherapy practices.

Industrial Training

This capstone course enables students to head to the workplace and receive training in a multitude of psychology-related fields.

Learning Path

Students will be equipped with the skills required to complete their studies successfully at tertiary education level by enrolling in specially and meticulously designed University courses. Students will also have a developed sense of nationality, patriotism and teamwork through completing various MPU courses.

Students will be eased into the academic programme by taking basic major courses at introductory level. Students will be armed with basic theoretical knowledge in psychology to prepare them for the completion of more advanced courses in the future.

Students will progress even further by taking intermediate and advanced level core major courses that will enrich their knowledge in areas encompassing human development, cognition, biological, behavioural, motivation, emotions, mental health and workplace behaviour.

Students will be able to complete more application-based courses to equip themselves with the practical aspects of psychology. The elective courses taken at this point will help streamline students towards their personal interests.

Students will be involved in career and research-related activities in which they will take capstone courses such as experimental psychology, research paper and industrial training. Students will be well-prepared for careers in this field and get to explore career options of their interest in theoretical and applied psychology fields.

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