Diploma in Psychology

UNITAR International University

Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia

Quick Facts


2.3 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

Core Modules:

  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills for Social Sciences
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Guiding Child Behaviour
  • Human Development
  • Introduction to Social Sciences
  • Critical Thinking
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Theory of Personality
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychology of Communication
  • Psychology of Children and Adolescents
  • Professional Ethics and Conduct in Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Physiological Psychology
  • Psychology of Gerontology
  • Introduction to Tests and Measurements
  • Principles of Counselling
  • Introduction to Behavioural Analysis
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Internship

MPU Modules:

  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban/Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1(Int)
  • Skills Enhancement
  • Culture and Society
  • Community Service

English Core Modules:

  • English 1
  • English 2
  • English 3

Entry Requirements

  • SPM or its equivalent: Pass with at least three (3) subjects in any subject and a pass in Mathematics and Science
  • STPM or its equivalent: Pass with at least 1 full pass with GP 2.00 and a pass in Mathematics and Science at SPM level
  • SKM: Pass Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) (Level 3 MQF) in relevant field and a pass in Mathematics and Science at SPM subject to Senate approval and MUST attend bridging courses
  • Other relevant or equivalent qualification, experience and requirement accepted by the HEP Senate/competent authority in Malaysia
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Diploma's programme (level 5, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be/have:
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 20 years of age in the year of application
    • Relevant work experience/prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment

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