Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Psychology

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 8,099
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 12,605

About this course

This undergraduate degree in psychology provides a general understanding of the scientific mechanisms that underlie our thoughts, emotions and behaviours, and their relation to one's physical state, mental state and the external environment. Students are provided with an excellent skills in analytical thinking, research processes, and problem solving. At the end of the programme, students will develop the abilities to work well as part of a team and as independent thinkers by optimizing human development, abilities, and quality of life.

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects
(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects
(3) SAM - ATAR 70 and minimum Grade B in 2 relevant subjects
(4) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects
(5) TAR UC - 
Foundation in Arts (Track B) OR Relevant Diploma AND credit in one Mathematic subject and one science subject and a pass in English Language at SPM/ equivalent
OR
Relevant Diploma AND credit in Mathematics and one science subject and a pass in English Language at SPM/ equivalent
(6) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA AND credit in Mathematics and one science subject and a pass in English Language at SPM/ equivalent

Compulsory subjects:
(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include - 
i) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
ii) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one science subject
iii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Industrial & Organisational Psychology
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Counselling Skills and Methods
  • Leadership Skills
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistical Techniques for Psychology I
  • Theories of Personality
  • Health Psychology
  • Music and Our Life OR Introduction to Academic Writing OR Globalisation & Communication OR Socio-Cultural Communication
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Statistical Techniques for Psychology II
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Professional & Research Ethics in Psychology
  • Principles of Management in Psychology OR Organisation Behaviour
  • Psychology Project I
  • Testing and Measurement
  • Disorders of Childhood & Adolescence
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Psychology Project II
  • Positive Psychology OR Educational Psychology
  • Industrial Training

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:
• English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Hubungan Etnik, English for Humanities, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Co-curricular courses

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