Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)

Course ID
MQA/PA13378
Campus
SEGi University
Level of Study
Bachelor Degree

SEGi’s Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) programme offers you a wider scope of psychology disciplines such as biological psychology, cognitive psychology, abnormal psychology, social psychology, developmental psychology, clinical psychology, counselling psychology, industrial-organisational psychology, cross-cultural psychology, educational psychology, and criminal psychology.

In keeping abreast with the advancement of Industrial Revolution 4.0, our programme has included courses such as Cyber-psychology enabling students to manage and solve issues related to emerging technologies.

Students can also apply the theoretical knowledge in a real-world setting and gain new skills relevant to a professional career through industrial training programme. This provides them the exposure and opportunity to work with human resource managers, marketing experts, product and service development managers, corporate trainers, people with mental health illness, children with behavioural problems, learning difficulties, or as an assistant researcher and in other areas of cross disciplines applying the psychology aspect such as aviation, crime investigation etc.

Students will also be guided on preparing resume, job interview, presentation skills, interpersonal and reflection skills.

Get more info by downloading the brochure or applying below!

Entry requirements

Matriculation or Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00; OR
STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of Grade C (CGP 2.00) in 2 subjects; OR
A Diploma or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00 ;
MUET (Malaysian University English Test) Band 3
* 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
A Diploma in Psychology with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00;
* NOTE: The requirement for Credit in Maths and Science and pass in English at SPM level for candidates in (i), (ii) and (iii) can be waived should the qualification contain Maths, Science and English subjects with equivalent/higher achievement than SPM level

For international students
IELTS score of 5.0
TOEFL PBT (410-413) OR TOEFL IBT (34)
PTE (Pearson Test of English) (36)
* English requirement for International students can be exempted if the students have a relevant academic qualification from any Institutions where English is a medium of instruction and they intend to pursue a higher level education in Malaysia.

Programme structure and modules

Year 1

English 1
English 2
Information Technology and Systems
Personal Development and Communication Skills
Introduction to Psychology
History of Psychology
Biological Psychology
Lifespan Development
Elementary Statistics
Introduction to Applied Psychology

Year 2

Research Methodology 1: Quantitative Methods
Research Methodology 2: Qualitative Methods
Professional Issues: Ethics, Conduct and Law
Theories of Learning
Abnormal Psychology
Counselling Skills
Cognitive Psychology
Personality Theories
Entrepreneurship
Choose 1 elective

Year 3

Child Psychology
Educational Psychology
Clinical Psychology
Social Psychology
Final Year Project
Industrial Training
Choose 2 electives

Matapelajaran Umum (MPU)

Hubungan Etnik/ Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi II
Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia Tenggara / Malaysian Studies 3
Effective Listening
Personal Health Management
Pengurusan Ko-kurikulum

Electives (Choose 3 only)

Cross-cultural Psychology
Criminal Psychology
Cyberpsychology
Substance Abuse
Industrial-organisational Psychology
Psychology Seminar

Career opportunities

Human resource executive, Special needs therapist/ shadow aide for special education, Corporate trainer, Market researcher, General manager, General administrator, Early childhood practitioner/ child development consultant, social worker, Academic tutor, Marketer/ sales executive, Entrepreneur, Advertising and public relations consultant, Recruitment consultant

Students Testimonial

  • The psychology program is a wonderful and vibrant program that further encouraged my passion in pursuing psychology. The well-structured curriculum offers an extensive variety of courses, which is valuable in gaining knowledge in different areas. Some subjects even include trips and visits out of campus, which are simultaneously enjoyable and educationally beneficial. The faculty staff and lecturers are kind, friendly, and always keen to help any time, contributing to the perfect effective learning environment. It is also amazing to have classmates from around the world and form long lasting friendships. Collectively, the program has positively enabled me to grow both personally and professionally.

    Mufliha Ziyad
  • The Psychology Program has been great so far. I found the course to be very interesting, challenging, and rewarding but it is a valuable experience. The faculty are all responsive to student questions and needs. I’m so grateful to have met a few wonderful lecturers over the past three years. The lecturers are very kind and awesome, especially Mr Kenny. He is an incredibly cool and fun lecturer. He always communicates with his students like a buddies which makes the learning fun and he motivates his students to work harder. Although there are moments where program has its tough obstacles, but hard work and determination, the students are able to overcome them and succeed.

    Vanessa Mah Zi Qing
  • Studying psychology is something I will never regret. At first, it was hard to understand the fascinating world behind Psychology. Now, it has given me a different view of the world. Helping people may sound easy, but it is extremely tedious. This did not just help me in my career or future, but it has helped me grow as a person.

    Marcus Cheok Jun Hoe
  • Studying the psychology program not only helped me to understand things better but brought a new perspective for my life. This course gave me an opportunity to explore different fields of careers and improve in various aspects of life

    Himara Perera
  • I must say that I enjoyed studying psychology. Taking up this course has helped me to build a platform for my own personal growth and development. I have naturally become more aware of my own thoughts and beliefs. This program has also been a tremendous opportunity for me and the classroom experience has provided me with some valuable skills and knowledge. I also feel thankful because I’ve been taught by amazing lecturers!

    Vaismita
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