Bachelor of Applied Psychology (Honours)

Raffles University Malaysia
Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
January May September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 17,373

About this course

The undergraduate programme in Psychology is designed to educate students in different areas of psychology. The course begins with the fundamentals of psychology so that students develop knowledge and understanding of the concepts, theories and practices of psychology. Then as the student progresses through the course these fundamentals are built upon, extended and applied to cover more specialised areas of psychology, for example, human resource management, marketing and branding, health services and education.

Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

  • STPM: Full Pass in 2 subjects; credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects at SPM level
  • A-Level: Full Pass in in 2 subjects; Credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects in O-level or its equivalent.
  • UEC: 5Bs; credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subject at SPM/UEC level
  • Foundation / Matriculation: min. CGPA 2.00 with a credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects at SPM equivalent level
  • Diploma / Advance Diploma: min. CGPA 2.00 with a credit in Maths & Science and a pass in English subjects at SPM equivalent level
  • Others: Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysia Government which will be considered on a case by case basis

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS (MALAYSIAN STUDENT)

  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL Paper: 410- 413
  • MUET: Band 3
  • GCE O Level /1119: Grade C
  • UEC: English B5

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS (INTERNATIONAL STUDENT)

  • IELTS: 5.0-5.5
  • TOEFL Paper: 453
  • TOEFL iBT: 46
  • PTE: 42
  • CAE: 160
  • CPE: 180
  • MUET: Band 4

Curriculum

YEAR 1

Semester 1
– Introductory Psychology Methods & Social
– Child & Infant Psychology
– Emotion & Motivation
– Learning Studies

Semester 2
– Ethnic Relations / Malaysia Studies 3
– Introductory Psychology: Cognitive & Abnormal
– Historical Perspectives of Psychology
– Behavioural Statistics

Semester 3
– Psychology of Learning
– Psychology of Adolescence & adulthood
– Behaviour and Influence in Organisations
– Abnormal Psychology I
– Creative Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A

YEAR 2

Semester 1
– Islamic and Asian Civilisation / Malay Language Communication 2
– Malaysia Innovation
– Social Psychology
– Research Methods in Psychology
– Cognitive Psychology I

Semester 2
– Individual Differences
– Cross-cultural Psychology
– Organisational Psychology
– Consumer Psychology

Semester 3
– Cognitive Psychology II
– Abnormal Psychology II
– Neuropsychology I
– Educational Psychology
– Statistical & Research Methodologies

YEAR 3

Semester 1
– Elective 1
– Thesis 1
– Psychological Assessment
– Community Service

Semester 2
– Elective 2
– Neuropsychology II
– Psychology of Aging
– Thesis 2

Semester 3
– Professional Attachment

ELECTIVES

– Introduction to Counselling & Psychotherapy
– Module offered by Other Programmes*
– Family Dynamics
– Health Psychology

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