BSc (Hons) in Psychology

Sunway University
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
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Duration
3 years
Intakes
01/3/8
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
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About this course

This degree is validated by Lancaster University and upon successful completion of the programme, graduates are awarded two certificates; one from Sunway University and another from Lancaster University.

Entry Requirements

Academic Requirements 

  • STPM: Average C+ or CGPA 2.33 (Minimum 2 principals)
  • A-Level: Minimum 12 points
  • Australian Matriculation: ATAR 60
  • Canadian Matriculation: 60%
  • Monash University Foundation Year: 60%
  • Sunway Foundation in Arts: CGPA 2.3
  • Sunway Foundation in Science Technology: CGPA 2.3
  • Unified Examination Certificate: Maximum 26 points from 5 subjects (all Grade Bs including Mathematics and 1 Science subject)
  • International Baccalaureate: Completed with minimum 25 points (excluding bonus points)

Specific Requirements

  • Credit in Mathematics and one Science subject at SPM or its equivalent

English Requirements

  • TOEFL: 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
  • IELTS: 6.0
  • PTE Academic: 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)
  • MUET: Band 5
  • SPM English: A2 or A-
  • UEC English: B3
  • O-Level English (1119): B3
  • Sunway Intensive English Programme (IEP): Pass Level 4 with minimum 65%
  • ESL/English: Satisfactory level in Pre-University programmes, where the medium of instruction is English

Curriculum

Year 1 

  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Human Physiology
  • Law and Society
  • Communication Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Principles of Marketing
  • English for Psychology
  • Social and Professional Responsibilities

Year 2

  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Psychological Testing
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Year 3

  • History of Psychology
  • Industrial Training
  • Research Project

Electives (choose any 6 in Year 3)

  • Behaviour Modification
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Psychology Seminar
  • Human Neuropsychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Community Mental Health
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Applied Developmental Psychology

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