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Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman UTAR

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Bachelor of Social Science Honours Psychology   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 3 Years
  Intake January, May, October
  Tution Fees N/A

Psychology relates to the study of the human mind and behaviours. It explores the processes involved in normal and abnormal thoughts, feelings and actions. 

Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Psychology aims at building in-depth knowledge of an appreciation for the concepts and theories of psychology. It equips students with knowledge of psychology and understanding of the range of applications of that knowledge. 

Emphasis is placed on the relevance of the courses to meet the changing needs of the Malaysian socio-economic environment. Students will be placed under supervised industrial training programme to gain practical experience. 

CAREER PROSPECTS

  • Career Counsellor
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Social Worker
  • School Counsellor
  • College Counsellor
  • Psychiatric Technician
  • Human Resources Executive
  • Trainer

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1

  • Child and Adolescence Psychology
  • Education Psychology
  • English for Social Science
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology 
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Introduction to Psychology 
  • MPU1*
  • MPU1**
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Philosophy and Ethics in Psychology
  • Positive Psychology 
  • Principle of Marketing
  • Research Methods in Behavioural Science
  • Statistical Techniques for Behavioral Science I 

Year 2

  • Abnormal Psychology: Child and Adolescent
  • Adult and Ageing Psychology
  • Co-curriculum
  • Cognitive Psychology 
  • Counselling Skills
  • Critical Reading and Thinking
  • Introduction to Occupational Safety and Health
  • MPU3
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personality
  • Psychology of Diversity
  • Psychological Testing and Measurement 
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistical Techniques for Behavioural Science II 

Year 3

  • Abnormal Psychology: Adult and Ageing 
  • Contemporary Issues in Psychology
  • Elective I
  • Final Year Project I 
  • Final Year Project II 
  • Health Psychology
  • Industrial Training 
  • Physiological Psychology 
  • Psychology Elective
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies

Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Computer Systems and Applications 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Interpersonal Communication 
  • Oral Communication and Interpersonal Skills 
  • Public Speaking and Oral Presentation 
  • Psychology Elective I - Choose 1 course(s)
  • Behavioural Modification

  • Creative Approaches in Counselling

  • Crisis and Trauma Counselling

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Hubungan Etnik - For Local Students
  • Malaysian Studies 3 - For International Students

MPU 1* - Choose 1 course(s)

    • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 - For International Students
    • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS) - For Local Students

MPU 3 - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Culture and Communication
  • Development Trends in Malaysia
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Political Science

 ???????National Language/Other Languages - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Bahasa Kebangsaan (A) - For Malaysian only, without SPM-BM credit
  • Communication Tamil For Health Sciences
  • Introduction to French
  • Introduction to German Language
  • Introduction to Japanese
  • Introduction to Korean
  • Introduction to Tamil Language
  • Introduction to Thai Language

Co-curriculum - Choose 1 course(s)

  • Art, Craft, and Design
  • Arts and Cultural Performance
  • Business Plan Writing and Preparation
  • Community Project
  • Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Language, Culture and Social Study Aboard
  • Leadership and Teambuilding
  • Management of Sports Activity
  • Managing Personal Finance
  • Music Performance
  • Oral Communication
  • Social Entrepreneurship Project
  • Study Soft Skills and/or Life Skills Abroad
  • Team Work and Collaborative Project
  • Work Ethics and EQ

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
  • A-Levels
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

???????English Language Requirements(Malaysian students)

Recognised Tests   Undergraduate  

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

 
 
 
5.0
 
 
 
Internet-based Testing (iBT) - new TOEFL   42  
SPM English Language / O-level English Language      Credit     
MUET      Band 3     
UEC English Language      Grade B  

 

 English Language Requirement(International Students)

Recognised Tests   Undergraduate

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

 
 
 
5.0
 
 

Internet-based Testing (iBT) - new TOEFL

 
 
 
 
42
Cambridge English     154   
Pearson Test of English (PTE)     47 
Malaysia University English Test (MUET)      Band 3 

 

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