Physiology In Malaysia 2023 : Complete Guide For International Students


Study Psychology in Malaysia- Psychology Fees, Top Medical Unis/Colleges, Admission, Intakes

Psychology In Malaysia is always considered the best destination for Medical aspirants to study abroad due to its affordable educational costs and world-class top-ranked universities in Malaysia. Psychology is science just like biology or geology, it is a scientific study of the mind. Psychology is a Humanities and Social Sciences course. It goes beyond the study of human behavior and personality. This is a study of social psychology, cognitive science, basic neuroscience, research methods etc.

Duration of Studying Psychology in Malaysia is as follows:

Study Levels Duration
Bachelor's Degree 3-4 years
Master's Degree 2-4 years
Doctoral Degree 3-8 years

Eligibility Requirement for Psysiology in Malaysia for International Students

Bachelor’s Degree  -
STPM  Min. CGPA 2.33 (C+)
A-Levels 3 passes, good standing (min. BBB), 12 points
Australian Matriculation ATAR 60
Foundation Min. CGPA 2.33
UEC Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics and 1 Science subject)
International Baccalaureate Min. 25 points
English IELTS (minimum 5.5 - 7.0 overall), TOEFL (minimum 550 or 90)
Master’s Degree
Bachelor’s Degree Min. CGPA 2.5-3.0
English IELTS (min. 6.5 overall) or TOEFL (min. 550 or 83)
PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)

Fees Structure for Study Physiology in Malaysia

Tuition fee in Malaysia for studies of Psychology differs from University to University: The list below gives you an estimated tuition fee in Psychology from Malaysian University,

Programme Estimated Fees
Bachelor’s Degree MYR 9,000 - 35,000 per year
Master’s Degree MYR 7,000 - 50,000 per year
PhD MYR 15,000 - 45,000 per year

The fee above only covers the tuition fee and not other additional fees nor living expenses

Opportunities after Physiology in Malaysia for International Students

There are different types of jobs you can follow as a graduate in Psychology from Malaysia-

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • School Psychologist
  • Forensic psychologist
  • Health psychologist
  • Sport and exercise psychologist
  • Life coach
  • Market researcher
  • Psychotherapist

List of Medical Universities Physiology in Malaysia

Below Tabulated Medical Universities for MBBS in Malaysia are a mix of private and government universities recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC)

University / College Name

University / College Name

Universiti Malaya (UM)

Lincoln University College

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Asia Metropolitan University

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

QUEST International University Perak

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

WIDAD University College

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)

Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)

Perdana University

Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

National University of Ireland

International Medical University (IMU)

Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland

International Islamic University (IIUM)

Melaka-Manipal Medical College

Universiti Kuala Lumpur-Royal College of Medicine Perak

Monash University

AIMST University

Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)


Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

MAHSA University

UCSI University

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

University of Cyberjaya

Taylor’s University

Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

SEGi University

Management & Science University (MSU)

Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia


What are the major fields in Psychology?

  • Psychology courses are a wide range of Human Studies which includes-
  • Clinical Psychology 
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Forensic Psychology 
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Health Psychology 
  • Experimental Psychology 
  • Developmental Psychology

What kind of education is required to be a Psychologist

A study of Doctoral Degree is a must if you want to practice as a psychologist. This will include counselling, forensic, industrial and school psychologist.

How long does it take to be a therapist or a licensed psychologist?

There are several types of therapists, psychologists, and counsellors, the way to each profession is similar.

  • 3-4 years of undergraduate studies 
  • 7-10 years of postgraduate studies

Are Psychologists well paid?

There is tremendous diversity among psychology professions, and salaries and yearling earning are just as varied. In a struggling economy, many students have turned their interest toward some of the highest paying careers in psychology. The highest paying psychologist career salaries average up to $167,000.

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