Course Details

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Southern University College




  • Description

    The field of psychology is a field of scientific study of human thoughts and behavior. Students who study psychology are always keen to understand theirselves and those around them. They will be more aware of the phenomenon of life and have a better understanding of it, which includes  the human memory, the thinking styles, learning, problem solving, emotions and social interaction with one another. This program is offered to contribute to  the development of  the society to move forward towards the year 2020. At undergraduate level, students will be exposed to basic knowledge in psychology. Graduates will have a firm basic knowledge of psychology and psychological related areas of studies. Students will be expected to demostrate  scientific knowledge and skills regarding human behavior, thinking, feeling, perception, reasoning, cognitive  and physiological aspects of humans. This field is also emphasized on practical training and professional ethics, particularly in research.

    Field of Study

    Social Sciences

    Duration (Years)


    Course Fees (RM)

    RM 54,500 (USD 13,080)

    MQA No.


    Degree Type

    Internal Degree

  • Intake (Month)

    February; May; September

Entry Requirements

  • UEC

    Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and Science and a pass in English

  • Matric/Foundation

    Matriculation / Foundation with a minimum of CGPA2.00 including credit in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM


    Pass STPM (CGPA2.00) with a minimum of Grade C (SGP2.00) in 2 subjects including credit in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM

  • Diploma

    Diploma in Psychology with a minimum of CGPA2.00

  • Other

    Other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government

  • English Requirements

    IELTS: 5.0

    MUET: Band 3

Programme Structure

  • Overall Structure
    Compulsory Subjects

    Introduction to Psychology 

    Social Psychology

    Basic Statistics 

    Experimental Psychology 

    Personality Psychology 

    Physiological Psychology

    Research Methods in Psychology 

    Testing & Measurement in Psychology 

    Cognitive Psychology

    Core Subjects

    Psychological Theories of Learning and Cognition 

    Educational Psychology

    Psychology of Child and Adolescent 

    Counselling Psychology

    Positive Psychology 

    Learning Disabilities 

    Organizational Psychology 

    Cross-Cultural Psychology 

    Ethics in Psychology 

    Developmental Psychology 

    Health Psychology 

    Behavioural Modification

    Memory, Thinking & Intelligence 

    Abnormal Psychology

    Issues in Contemporary Psychology 

    Undergraduate Project (Proposal) 

    Undergraduate Project (Thesis) 

    Internship/ Industrial Training

    Elective Subjects

    Sociology of Education

    Introduction Guidance and Counselling 

    Community Psychology

    Multicultural Counselling in Society 

    Motivations & Emotions 

    Perception and Cognition 

    Psychology of Communication 

    Leadership Psychology

Additional Information

  • Fees
    RM 54,500 (USD 13,080)

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