IUMW’s Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology is concerned with the scientific development of knowledge about human behavior and thought. Intensive analysis training and critical skills are taught with the intent of producing graduates who are competent from every angle.
Our programme integrates research and hands-on expertise to produce high performing professional practitioners ready to take up roles in contemporary health and social sciences practices. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills, techniques and ethics that are relevant in today’s working environment. The programme also produces students who are aware of the sustainable issues that are pertinent in the field of psychology.
With a wide range of applications from industry to commerce, education, health and social services, our bachelor’s degree in psychology can serve as a foundation for a whole variety of different careers.
Credit in Mathematics AND any Science subject AND minimum pass in English in SPM
Specific requirements at SPM level can be waived should the grades obtained at the STPM / STAM / Diploma / Matriculation / Foundation are equivalent or higher.
- *Choose any ONE (1) elective
- *Choose any THREE (3) electives
Assessments are both formative and summative, with students presented with multiple opportunities throughout the programme to improve their critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication skills, while also demonstrating their acquisition of important discipline knowledge. Assessment methods will usually include; quizzes, research reports, presentations, literature reviews, tests, exams, essays, designing experiments, research projects, a research thesis, and one internship.
For MPU, core and elective modules, assessments are 60% assignment based and 40% final examination. For Research Project 1 & 2 and industrial training, assessments are 100% assignment based.
Students are expected to undergo six (6) semesters and one industrial training (12 weeks), which amounts to 125 credit hours.