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Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) Fees Structure, Admission, Intake, Deadline

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake JAN,MAY


Course Overview

Our undergraduate programme in Psychology is designed to educate students in different areas of psychology. The course begins with the fundamentals of psychology so that students develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts, theories and practices of psychology. Then as the student progresses through the course these fundamentals are built upon, extended and applied to cover more specialised areas of psychology, for example, human resource management, marketing and branding, health services and education.

  • Programme Length: 3 Years
  • Programme Credit: 120-124 Credit Hours
  • Intakes: January / May / September
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Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement of Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in Raffles University Malaysia

  • STPM: Full Pass in 2 subjects AND credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects at SPM level
  • A-Level: Full Pass in 2 subjects AND Credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects in O-level or equivalent.
  • UEC: 5Bs AND credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subject at SPM/UEC level
  • Foundation / Matriculation: minimum CGPA 2.00 with a credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects at SPM equivalent level
  • Diploma / Advance Diploma: minimum CGPA 2.00 with a credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects at SPM equivalent level
  • Recognised Diploma in Psychology: minimum CGPA2.00
  • Other International Entry Requirement: 
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis.

Malaysian Student
English Requirement
MALAYSIAN ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT
Pass in SPM English

*RU ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS
MUET:?Band 3
GCE O Level /1119:?English D
SPM: English Credit
UEC: English B
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 154

*Students who did not meet RU English Requirement are required to take a Concurrent English Programme (CELP)

International Student
English Requirement
INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH ENTRY REQUIREMENT

IELTS: 5.0
TOEFL Essentials (Online): 7.5
TOEFL iBT: 40
PTE: 47
MUET: Band 3.5
Cambridge English / Linguaskill: 154
 
*Students who did not meet International Student English Requirement are required to take an English Preparation Programme (EPP) and TOEFL or any equivalent English qualification.

Course Outlines

Course Outlines of Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in Raffles University Malaysia

YEAR 1
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Introductory Psychology Methods & Social
– Child & Infant Psychology
– Behavioural Statistics
– Learning Studies    
– U1: Ethics Appreciation and
Civilisation /Philosophy and Current Issue
– Introductory Psychology: Cognitive & Abnormal
– Historical Perspectives of Psychology
– Emotion & Motivation    
– Psychology of Learning
– Psychology of Adolescence & adulthood
– Behaviour and Influence in Organisations
– Abnormal Psychology I
– U2: Creative Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
YEAR 2
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– U1: Philosophy and Current Issue / Malay Language Communication 2
– U3: Malaysia Innovation
– Social Psychology
– Research Methods in Psychology
– Cognitive Psychology I    
– Individual Differences
– Cross-cultural Psychology
– Organisational Psychology
– Consumer Psychology    
– Cognitive Psychology II
– Abnormal Psychology II
– Neuropsychology I
– Educational Psychology
– Statistical & Research Methodologies
YEAR 3
Semester 1    Semester 2    Semester 3
– Elective 1
– Thesis 1
– Psychological Assessment
– U4: Community Service    
– Elective 2
– Neuropsychology II
– Psychology of Aging
– Thesis 2    – Professional Attachment
ELECTIVE MODULES
Elective          
– Introduction to Counselling & Psychotherapy
– Module offered by Other Programmes*
– Family Dynamics
Cyberpsychology

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities of Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) in Raffles University Malaysia

As psychology is the study of human behaviour, psychological knowledge can be applied to understanding and solving problems in a wide variety of occupations and professions, from school teachers to managers; from public relations to advertising. Many psychologists are employed in some kind of therapeutic role, for example clinical psychologists or counsellors. Many conduct scientific research in universities or other academic settings. Some graduates work in industrial and organisational settings or in other areas like sports, the media and forensic analysis. However, it is important to note that in order to work as a specialist psychologist, for example an educational psychologist, forensic psychologist or clinical psychologist, further training will be required.


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