UNITAR International University Programme Details

Diploma in Psychology
MOHE/MQA
[N/311/4/0122(MQA/PA13954)09/27]
[N/311/4/0123(MQA/PA13955)09/27]
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.
Requirements
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
LOCAL STUDENTS

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