Faculty of Education & Liberal Sciences

Bachelor of Applied Psychology (Hons)

(R/311/6/0054) (MQA/FA 4481) 09/2024

Programme Description

The Bachelor of Applied Psychology (Hons) is an interdisciplinary programme planned to develop students who can integrate different psychological theories, contemporary research, and practice in an ever-evolving multicultural world. The programme provides an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge gained in lectures and readings to research in different community-based settings. The programme prepares students to contribute to society through social and community engagement, counseling, human development, and leadership.

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Programme Highlights

  • Mode: Full & Part Time
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Credit Hours: 120
  • Scholarships Available
  • Intake: Jan/Feb, May/June, Sept/Oct
  • Course in Petaling Jaya

Subjects offered*

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Principles of Counselling
  • Theories of Personality
  • Developing Professional Practice
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Applied Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Conflict Management


*(not limited to)


  • i) Matriculation/Foundation – minimum CGPA of 2.0 in relevant fields as recognized by the MOHE or or equivalent
  • ii) DVM / DKM / DLKM – passed in relevant fields and undergo a screening and bridging program.
  • iii) Diploma – minimum CGPA of 2.0 in relevant field or or equivalent
  • iv) A-Levels – Grade D in two subject or or equivalent
  • v) UEC – minimum of 5 B’s including requisite subjects.
  • vi) STPM – Grade C (GPA 2.0) in two subject or or equivalent
  • vii) STAM – minimum grade of Jayyid.
  • viii) 12 years of schooling – passed the exit qualification in the country of origin including requisite subjects.

All above qualifications must be supported with credit in Mathematics and Science, and pass English subjects at SPM level. The requirements can be waived should the qualifications contain Mathematics, Science and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement.

For International Students
IELTS 4.0 or equivalent

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