Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)

DISTED College
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
January May August
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 15,535
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 16,943

Entry Requirements

  • 2 STPM C grades / A-Level passes 
  • SAM/HSC/TEE: 5 passes with a university aggregate of 50% 
  • CPU: 5 passes with a minimum average of 50%
  • UEC: 5 Bs
  • Other equivalent qualifications

and

  • 3 SPM/O-Level credits including English

Curriculum

Year 1 (11 subjects / 33 credits) 

  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II 
  • Psychology of Learning and Personal Development 
  • Research Methodology
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Career Guidance 
  • Social and Business Communication 
  • Leadership and Life Skills
  • 3 General Electives

Year 2  (12 subjects / 34 credits)

  • Advanced Research Methodology
  • Advanced Quantitative Methods 
  • Social Psychology 
  • Human Personality 
  • Biopsychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Learning and Cognition
  • Career Guidance 

3 Psychology Electives from:

  • Counselling Skills 
  • Conflict Theory and Resolution
  • Human Services 
  • Educational Psychology 
  • Group Process
  • Exceptional Children: Developmental Disorders 
  • Introduction to Psychological Testing 

1 General Elective (3)  

Year 3 (12 subjects / 34 credits)

Undergraduate Thesis I 
Undergraduate Thesis II 
Ethics in Psychology
Career Guidance
Abnormal Psychology

5 Psychology Electives from:

  • Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology 
  • Counselling Theories and Techniques
  • Substance Abuse
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Health Psychology 
  • Cross Cultural Psychology 
  • Assessment and Profiling
  • Youth Work and Services 
  • Psychology of Eating 
  • Human Motivation
  • Learning Disabilities 
  • Psychology of Film 
  • 2 General Electives

Assessment will be based on coursework and assignments (40-50%) as well as written examinations (50-60%).

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