UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Psychology
Course Available
Our programme is designed to produce assistant psychologists who are prepared to address intellectual, emotional, social and psychological needs of individuals. Students will be trained in three aspects: Theoretical, Industry-Based Project, and Internship Training.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
  • Pass SPM or its equivalent, with at least three (3) credits in any subjects, and pass in Mathematics and Science;  OR
  • Pass STPM or its equivalent, or its equivalent with 1 full pass with CGPA 2.00 and pass in Mathematics and Science at SPM level;  OR
  • Other relevant or equivalent qualification experience and requirement accepted by the Higher Education Provider (HEP) Senate/competent authority in Malaysia
  • Applicants into the Diploma’s programmes (level 4, MQF) through APEL (A) by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE); must be a Malaysian citizen, more than 20 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 7 Semesters / 2 Years 4 Months

Year 1

  • English 1
  • Interpersonal & Communication Skills for Social Sciences
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Guiding Child Behaviour
  • Human Development
  • Introduction to Social Sciences
  • Critical Thinking
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1(Int)
  • English 3
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Theory of Personality
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

Year 2

  • Psychology of Children & Adolescents
  • Professional Ethics and Conduct in Psychology
  • Skills Enhancements
  • Culture and Society
  • Fundamentals of Physiological Psychology
  • Psychology of Gerontology
  • Introduction to Tests and Measurement
  • Principles of Counselling
  • Introduction to Behavioural Analysis
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Research Methods

Year 3

  • Internship
Career Prospects
• Human Resource Personnel Assistant
• Public Relations Assistant
• Psychology Assistant
• Motivator
• Social Work Assistant
• Administrative Assistant
• Welfare & Rehabilitation Assistant
• Researcher

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Foundation and Diploma programmes are required to take ALL English courses listed in their respective programme structures, beginning with English 1 (Diploma) and Listening and Speaking Skills (Foundation).
Submit your enquiries below
UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia