Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Psychology

UCSI University

Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Quick Facts


3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, May, Jul, Sep

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Course Structure

  • Hubungan Etnik (Local) OR Malaysian Studies (International)
  • Tamadun Islam and Tamadun Asia (Local) OR Bahasa Komunikasi 3 (International)
  • University Life
  • Introduction of Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 1
  • Statistics for Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Religions in Malaysia
  • Co-Operative Placement 1
  • Psychological Research Methods 1
  • Psychological Research Methods 2
  • Neuropsychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 2
  • Personality Theories
  • Psychological Testing and Measurement
  • Counselling Theories and Techniques
  • Educational Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • QCo-Operative Placement 2
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Independent Project A
  • Extra-curricular Learning Experience 3
  • Philosophical Issues in Psychology
  • Ethics and Professional Issues in Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Independent Project B
  • Entrepreneurial Psychology
  • Professional Development in Psychology
  • Co-Operative Placement 3

Liberal Arts Electives (Choose Three):

  • Critical Issues in the Contemporary World
  • Future Directions, Futurecasting
  • Persuasive Speech
  • Thinking and Being

Psychology Electives (Choose Three):

  • Human Sexuality
  • Family and Marriage
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Media Psychology and Technology
  • Sport Psychology

Entry Requirements

  • STPM/A Level: Passed at least two (2) subjects with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • UEC: Passed at least five (5) subjects with a minimum Grade B
  • Matriculation: A minimum CGPA of 2.0 with credit in Mathematics and a Science subject, and pass English at SPM/O Level
  • UCSI Foundation Programme/Foundation Programme from Other Higher Education Provider (HEP)/Diploma: Passed with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • International Baccalaureate: Passed with a minimum score of 26/42 from 6 subjects
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM)/South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)/Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT)/Tertiary Entrance Examinations (TEE)/Canadian Pre-University (CPU)/Canadian International Matriculation (CIMP): Passed with a minimum average of 60%
  • New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC), Australian Year 12/Northern Tertiary Certificate of Education (NTCE), Australian Year 12/Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE), Australian Year 12: Passed with a minimum average of 60%
  • High School Certificate/Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12)/Canadian (Grade 12): Passed with a minimum average of 60%
  • Pra-U2 Singapore: Passed with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Other qualifications deemed equivalent by Malaysian Qualifications Agency: Discretion is given to Head of School to deal with borderline academic requirements.

Important Note: SPM requirements can be exempted if applicant completed these subjects at another similar/higher level of qualification, at credit level for Mathematics & Science and at pass level for English.

  • MUET: Band 3
  • SPM English Language: Grade B+
  • SPM English Language 1119/O Level/IGCSE: Grade C
  • UEC English Language: Grade A2
  • In the event that the English language requirements are not met, applicants will be required to take the Basic English and English Foundation for in-sessional academic enhancement concurrently with the programme.

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