BSc (Hons) Psychology
JPT/BPP(U) (R/311/6/0048/ A5452) 07/19

School of Science and Technology

 

About The Programme

Studying psychology will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of how we learn, think, feel and adapt to our social environment. The programme covers both normal and abnormal behaviour, and deals with the biological, social and individual factors that affect human psychology. The programme also includes supervised fieldwork, during which you will have the opportunity to apply your newly acquired knowledge and understanding in a real-world setting.

Through the practical application of all you have learned, you will acquire the skills and attributes necessary to evaluate and understand the many different facets of human behaviour. You will also consider the complex ethical issues that arise throughout your studies, so that upon graduation, you will be able to use all you have learned for the betterment of human welfare.

A degree in Psychology is the gateway to a variety of exciting career prospects, from forensic scientist to helping businesses understand their customers and even helping sports men and women to perform at their highest potential. A degree in psychology can also open up career prospects in advertising, public relations, administration, retail services, marketing, journalism and even the legal profession, to name but a few.

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.

 

Intakes

January, March & August

 

Duration

3 Years (full-time)

 

Career Prospects

  • Management Consultant
  • Child Development Specialist
  • Human Resources Director
  • Public Relations Director
  • Market Research Consultant
  • Advertising Manager
  • Special Needs Educator
  • Human Factors Specialist
  • Counsellor
  • Sales Executive
  • Product Developer
  • General Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Mediator
  • Forensic Scientist
  • Social Worker

 

Dual Degree Awarded by

Lancaster University

Programme Structure

  • 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

  • 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

  • History of Psychology
  • Industrial Training
  • Research Project

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

Additional MOHE compulsory General Studies subjects


for Local Student
  • Islamic and Asian Civilisations
  • Ethnic Relations
  • Community Service
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A (applicable to students who did not sit for SPM or did not obtain a Credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu)


for International Student
  • Malay Language for Communication 2
  • Malay Studies 3
  • Community Service

Entry Requirement

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

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

 

Note: Any other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
*Sunway Diploma holders may obtain advanced standing if credit transfer requirements are met.

 

 

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