DIPLOMA IN
APPLIED
PSYCHOLOGY

(R3/0313/4/0006) (10/29) (A9782)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Intake: January / May / September   |   Duration: 2 years, Full-time


 

The Diploma in Applied Psychology aims to provide students with a good fundamental of theoretical knowledge and practical application in Psychology. The course is specifically designed to provide a multi-disciplinary introduction to creative thinking, skeptical inquiry, problem-solving, analytical, and research skills through in and outside classroom exposure and opportunities in academic or professional contexts. Priority is also given to developing independent and lifelong learning.

FIELD OF STUDY

  • Academic Reading and Writing
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Growth and Developmental Psychology
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Emotion and Motivation
  • Professional Writing and Communication
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • History of Psychology
  • Neuroscience and Behaviour
  • Statistics for Psychology
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Family Dynamics
  • Introduction to Forensic and Criminal Psychology
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Research Design & Analysis
  • Disorders of Infancy, Childhood and Adolescence
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Addictions and Interventions
  • Counselling Techniques and Process

MPU Module
U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 (International)
U1: Philosophy and Current Issues
U2: Bahasa Kebangsaan A (Malaysian without Credit in Bahasa Melayu)
U2: Entrepreneurship
U3: Moral Issues in Malaysian Society
U4: Co-curricular

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

MALAYSIAN ENTRY REQUIREMENT

  • SPM / IGCSE / O-Level: at least credit in 3 subjects
  • UEC: Grade B in 3 subjects
  • SKM Level 3 in the related field; (Note: The HEPs are required to conduct screening and provide appropriate bridging courses specific to the discipline of the programme)
  • A Certificate (Level 3, MQF) in the related field with at least a CGPA of 2.00
  • STPM / A-Level: at least Grade C (CGPA 2.0) in any subject
  • STAM: at least Grade Maqbul
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.
INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENT

  • IGCSE / O-Levels: 3 Credits
  • International High School Equivalent

 

ENGLISH COMPETENCY

  • MUET: BAND 3.0
  • IELTS 4.0
  • Other Equivalent English Competency

Study Pathway

SPM

Certificate Programme

SPM

/

Certificate Programme

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of the Diploma in Applied Psychology programme can start their careers as:

  • Human Resource Development Personnel
  • Psychology Assistant
  • Social Worker Assistant
  • Welfare and Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Public Relation Officer
  • Motivator
  • Administrative Officer
  • Research Assistant

 

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