Find & Compare Psychology Degree Courses in Malaysia

Learn & understand the human mind and behaviour with a Psychology Degree. Learn more about each institution’s Psychology Degree and find out which college / university suits you best.

  • Institution
  • Campus
  • Intakes
  • Course Duration
  • Entry Requirements
  • Total Estimated Fees
  • Scholarships
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
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  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
    1+2, 2+1 available
  • Institution
    HELP University
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CD
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM81,000 3 years in Malaysia
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM17,500 waiver for first year

    Foundation:
    Up to RM17,500 waiver for first year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Australian National University
    Flinders University
    Curtin University
    University of Queensland
    Cardiff University
    University of Manchester
    and more...
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  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
    1+2, 2+1 available
  • Institution
    UCSI University
  • Campus
    Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM56,770
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Melbourne
    University of Huddersfield
    University of the West of England
    Deakin University
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  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • Institution
    Heriot-Watt University Malaysia
  • Campus
    Putrajaya, Wilayah Persekutuan
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: BBC incl. a C in Math and Science for SPM
    UEC: 3A 2B
    SAM/AUSMAT: ATAR 75
    Foundation: CCCC
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM99,800
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 30% fee waiver for first year

    Foundation:
    Up to 35% fee waiver for first year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Heriot-Watt University (UK and Dubai)
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  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Institution
    Taylor's University
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Mar, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: DDD
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 65
    Foundation / Diploma:
    CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM79,838
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
  • Institution
    DISTED College
  • Campus
    Georgetown, Penang
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Aug
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CD
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
    Foundation: CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM59,820
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to RM5,000 waiver per year

    Diploma:
    Up to RM5,000 waiver per year
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    HELP University
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  • Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology
  • Institution
    Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
  • Campus
    Kampar, Perak
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Oct
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: EE
    STPM: CC
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 70
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM40,100
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • BSc (Hons) Psychology
  • Institution
    University of Nottingham Malaysia
  • Campus
    Semenyih, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Sep
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: BBC
    STPM: ABB
    UEC: 4As
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 82
    Foundation: CGPA 2.00
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM112,780
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 25% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 25% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    University of Queensland
    University of New South Wales
    Munich University
    and more...
    Student exchange programme only
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  • BSc Psychology (Global General Business / Communications Minor) - Troy ADP 4+0
    This is an ADP 4+0 programme in collaboration with Troy University
  • Institution
    SEGi University & Colleges
  • Campus
    Kota Damansara, Subang Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Sarawak
  • Intakes
    Jan, Apr, May, Aug, Oct
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    SPM: 5Cs (including Maths and Science, and a pass in English)
    UEC: 5Bs (including Maths and Science, and a pass in English)
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM67,800
  • Scholarships
    SPM/UEC:
    Up to 100% waiver

  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Troy University
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  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Hons)
  • Institution
    HELP University
  • Campus
    Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Jan, May, Aug
  • Course Duration
    4 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CDD
    STPM: BBC
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 70
    Foundation: GPA 2.86
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM102,400
  • Scholarships
    N/A
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    N/A
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  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Institution
    Monash University Malaysia
  • Campus
    Bandar Sunway, Selangor
  • Intakes
    Feb, Jul, Oct
  • Course Duration
    3 years
  • Entry Requirements
    A-Level: CCD
    STPM: BBB
    UEC: 5Bs
    SAM / AUSMAT: ATAR 72.5
    MUFY: 67.5%
  • Total Estimated Fees
    RM102,660
  • Scholarships
    Pre-University:
    Up to 100% waiver

    Foundation:
    Up to 100% waiver
  • Partner Universities Direct transfer available
    Monash University
    Michigan State University
    University of Leeds
    Nottingham Trent University
    University of Copenhagen
    National University of Singapore
    and more...
    Student exchange programme only

FAQs about Studying a Psychology Degree in Malaysia

What is Psychology?

Psychology is a study of the human mind and behaviour.

Apart from being able to provide therapy and counselling, having knowledge in psychology will allow better development of training and learning materials. This is important for corporations to better understand the needs of their employees and to provide better training workshops to upskill them.

A Degree in Psychology will let you gain deeper insights on the workings of the human mind. You will understand more about what people think, feel and behave. A Psychology Degree will also lay a strong foundation for you to pursue your postgraduate (specialisation) studies in order to practise as a certified psychologist.

What are the minimum entry requirements for a Psychology Degree?

To pursue a Degree in Psychology, the typical entry requirements are:

You also need to have a minimum of C in Mathematics and a Science subject, including a pass in English at SPM, O-Level or equivalent.

That said, the entry requirements may vary depending on the university, so be sure to do your research!

What is your education pathway if you study a Psychology Degree?

To pursue a Degree in Psychology, you need to have an SPM qualification or equivalent and a Pre-U qualification. You must also meet the minimum entry requirements of the university.

A Degree in Psychology is usually 3 years long.

Upon completing a Degree in Psychology, you will have several options:

  • Enter the workforce immediately; or
  • Work and pursue your postgraduate studies at the same time; or
  • Pursue postgraduate studies in a relevant field

Note that a Degree in Psychology does not mean that you are a psychologist!

In order to be deemed a psychologist, you will need to have at least a Masters in a specialised field of Psychology, such as neuropsychology, clinical psychology and counselling.

What are your career prospects with a Psychology Degree?

Once you complete a Degree in Psychology, you can consider the following job options:

  • Human Resource Executive
  • Talent Management Consultant
  • Advertising Executive
  • Sales & Marketing Executive
  • Corporate Training Executive

What should you consider when choosing a university?

Different students may have different preferences when it comes to choosing the right university. Here are some questions to consider when making a decision.

  • Is the institution’s Degree in Psychology accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA)?
  • Does the institution offer multiple specialisation options for postgraduaate studies after your Degree in Psychology?
  • Do you understand the fees of the course, and are the costs affordable to you?
  • Are you comfortable with the location of the university?
  • Have you visited the campus, and do you like the campus environment and facilities?
  • What support services does the institution have to help you in and beyond university?

Should you study a Degree in Psychology?

If you’re not sure if studying a Degree in Psychology is right for you, here are some articles that may help you:

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