Overview of Master of Clinical Psychology in HELP University Malaysia
The Master of Clinical Psychology programme seeks to train and develop students who are passionate about the well-being of people whose lives have been challenged by various forms of psychological and behavioural disorders.
This program will develop competent clinical psychologists in Malaysia, equipped with holistic psychological knowledge, innovative skills and a professional attitude, who are able to serve a diverse population in the assessment, diagnosis and intervention of a wide range of psychological disorders. Furthermore, this programme seeks to instil in these clinical psychologists a lifelong commitment to rigorous scientific inquiry through continuous clinical research and practice.
Assessment of Master of Clinical Psychology in HELP University Malaysia
The 2-year full-time programme consists of the following component:
- Coursework (including assignments and exams)\
- Research project
- Practical training
Entry Requirements of Master of Clinical Psychology in HELP University Malaysia
Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years’ study in Psychology from a recognised university with at least a 2nd Class Honours (Upper division), or a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent.
- For international candidates, English Proficiency in terms of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is requirement for course commencement.
Evidence of English language proficiency (only for applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not English), such as any of the following:
- TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores
minimum 213 (computer version) or 550 (paper version) or 70 (internet version)
- Cambridge GCE O level English paper 1119
Grade C6 or above
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
band 6.0 or above
Shortlisted applicants must pass an interview with members of the selection committee
- A high standard of written and oral communication skills (English language)
- Capacity to relate to a wide range of people from different age, gender, ethnic-racial, cultural, socioeconomic, and vocational backgrounds
- Ability and willingness to sustain high workloads
- Experience in clinically-related field is an advantage, but not mandatory
The interview serves as the most important entry requirement in determining the goodness-of-fit between the applicants and this programme. Applicants with strong academic qualification may still be rejected if they fail in the interview session.
There is no online application for this program. For interested applicants, please contact the Department of Psychology directly at 03-7849 3000 to find out more about the application process as there are specific document requirements.