UNITAR International University Programme Details

Bachelor of Psychology (Hons)
[N/311/6/0115 (MQA/PA 13904) 09/27]
Course Available
Graduates of this programme will be prepared to coordinate the resources of the workplace and the community in order to meet the needs of clients. It also helps graduates acquire the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviours needed as a psychologist.

Students will be trained in four aspects: Theoretical, Research, Industry-Based Project, and Internship Training.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor's Programme:
  • Matriculation, Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.00; OR
  • Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of 2 full passes with GP 2.00; OR
  • Diploma or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.00; (Note: All the above qualifications need to be supported with at least credits in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM level); OR
  • Diploma in Psychology with minimum CGPA 2.00; OR other relevant or equivalent qualification(s), experience(s) and requirement(s) accepted by the Higher Education Provider (HEP) Senate/competent authority in Malaysia.
  • Other relevant or equivalent qualification experience and requirement accepted by the Higher Education Provider (HEP) Senate/competent authority in Malaysia
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Bachelor’s programme (Level 6, MQF) through APEL (A) as approved by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE); The candidate must be a Malaysian citizen, 21 years old in the year of application; have relevant work experiences / prior experiential learning; and the candidate must pass the APEL Assessment.
Additional Terms
International students must pass TOEFL with a minimum score of 500 points or score 5.0 in IELTS or its equivalent. Should the student not meet these requirements, the university will offer courses in ‘English Language Proficiency’ to ensure student’s language proficiency is adequate for the programme. This exercise will be organised through a rigorous internal assessment process.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 9 Semesters / 3 Years

Year 1

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills for Social Sciences
  • Professional Ethics & Conduct in Psychology
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Theory of Personality
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (TITAS)
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 (Int)
  • Business Communication
  • Psychosociology for Social Sciences
  • Cognitive Psychology

Year 2

  • Behaviour Modification
  • Fundamentals of Guidance & Counselling
  • Design Thinking
  • Introduction to Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Positive Psychology
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Research Methods

Year 3

  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Physiological Psychology
  • Elective
  • Recreational Event Planning
  • Elective II
  • Elective III
  • Elective IV
  • Project Paper
  • Industrial Training
Career Prospects
• Human Resource Personnel
• Public Relations Officer
• Psychology Officer
• Social Work Officer
• Welfare & Rehabilitation Officer
• Administrative Officer
• Motivator
• Researcher


Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Bachelor programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:
  • Students who have a distinction in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.
  • Students who have credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses. (Refer to the table below for placement purposes.)
  • Students who do not have a credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take the English Enhancement Programme before registering for their Faculty courses. (An internal assessment could be arranged with the HOD Language and General Studies.)
  • Students from a different institution are required to apply for exemption if they studied any English courses. (Students are encouraged to attach the syllabus of the courses they have taken in the previous instituition.)
B (4B), C+ (5C) BAND 2 ENGLISH 2
7D, 8E, 9G - English Enhancement Programme
Submit your enquiries below
UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia