Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) | Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

KPT/JPS(N/311/6/0037) 11/18 / (PA3452) 07/18

This programme is designed to provide students with a broad background in psychological theories, research and to develop the analytical and critical thinking skills necessary for a career in clinical psychology, management, research, marketing, teaching, human resources and more.

The program offers study in a range of specialist aspects which include behavior, cognitive, social psychology, personality, perception, intelligence, learning, research methods, memory, abnormal psychology, developmental psychology and health psychology.

Through case studies and industrial attachment, students will experience a rigorous and challenging preparation for their future careers.


Careers Prospects

Students will be well equipped to seek a career as:-

• Psychology officer
• Therapist
• Social work officer
• Welfare and rehabilitation officer
• Administrative executive
• Public relations executive
• Human resource development executive
• Human personnel executive (Industrial organization executives)
• Teacher/Educator
• Research officer
• Professional Motivator
• Industrial relations consultant
• Market researcher
• Public policy adviser
• Training and development coordinator

Duration Of Studies

4 years
Year 1 Courses
Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia
Hubungan Etnik
English for Special Purposes I: Public Speaking
Introduction to Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Cognitive Psychology
English for Special Purpose II : Professional Communication at Workplace
Theories of Counselling
Human Growth and Development
Computer Applications
Year 2 Courses
Kerajaan & Dasar Awam Kerajaan
Young Mercy I / Wataniah I
Counselling Process and Techniques
Child and Adolescent Development
Health Psychology
Learning Disabilities
Psychology of Adulthood
Psychological Assessment and Testing
Young Mercy I / Wataniah I
Academic Writing
Affective Domain
Year 3 Courses
Motivation and Emotion
Behavior Modification
Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Advanced Topics in Psychology
Ethics in Psychology
Aging and Older Adulthood
Social Psychology
Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour
Research Methods in Psychology
Research Project
Affective Domain
Elective I
Elective II
Year 4 Courses
Psychology of Learning and Education
Senior Seminar in Psychology
Research Project II
Elective III
Affective Domain
Elective Courses (Only choose 3 courses)
  • Community Mental Health
  • Group Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Positive Psychology

Study Mode


• Didactic lectures and tutorials
• Written assessments
• Industrial training
• Research project

Entry Requirements

All applicants, except those with a degree qualification in art or humanities, must have passed and attained a minimum of the following:

Examinations Requirement
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)Pass with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two subjects; AND

Credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass in English at SPM level; OR

Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)Pass with Jayyid; and credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass English at SPM level; OR
Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)Pass with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects including Chemistry, Biology or Physics and three (3) other subjects; OR
A-LevelPass with minimum of FULL Pass in Mathematics and Science; OR
Matriculation / Foundation / Asasi / Pre-University from any HEIPass with CGPA of 2.00; AND

Credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass in English at SPM level; OR

Foundation in Allied Science / Foundation in Science from CUCMS or any HEI recognized by Malaysian GovernmentPass with minimum of CGPA 2.00; and credit in Mathematics and Science and Pass in English at SPM level (or equivalent); OR
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 / New Zealand Bursarywith aggregate 50%; OR
Canadian Pre-University (CPU) / Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP / Canadian Grade 12/13)Aggregate 50%; OR
Monash University Foundation Pre-University (MUFY) / University of New South Wales (UNSW) Foundation / Western

Australia Curriculum Council / HSC Sydney Australia / Trinity College Foundation Studies / Australian Universities Foundation Programmes / South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/ Victorian Certificate of Education, Australian Year 12 / Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)

Aggregate 50%; OR
Indian Pre-University withAggregate 60%; OR
Pass International Baccalaureate Diplomawith minimum 24 points; OR
American High School Diploma with Advanced Placement (AP)with minimum CGPA of 2.00, OR
Pass Diploma in the field of Psychologywith minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
Pass Diploma in any related field from a HEI recognised by the Malaysian Government and the University Senatewith minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
Any qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government
English Proficiency for Foreign Students: Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent

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