DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY

This programme will give students exposure to understand problems related to human behaviour through systematic study of behaviour and experiences through scientific methods.

DURATION:
2 Years 8 Months

INTAKE:
January/ April/ July/ October

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
KPT/JPS(N/311/4/0011) 12/22
MQA/PA 9263

What Will You Learn

  • Fundamentals of theories, knowledge, skills and methods in the discipline of Psychology

  • Comprehend the human condition, behaviors and experiences

  • How to be progressive, innovative, creative and efficient decision-makers of client management

  • How to understand and demonstrate sensitivities and responsibilities towards religion, community, culture and environment

  • Various aspect of human nature such as human development, behavior, personality, attitudes, perception, cognition, memory, attention, emotion, motivation, and interpersonal relationships.

  • Ethical principles and professional code of conduct of the psychologist profession

Programme Introduction

A course in Psychology involves the investigation of human behaviour, probing deeper into how people think, how they learn and how they develop emotionally and socially. Psychology experts use a wide range of methods to conduct research on large groups, specific populations and individuals.

Psychology involves controlling lab experiments, assessing clients on-site or evaluating school tests for learning disabilities. It also delves into topics such as providing the right treatment for people suffering from trauma, mental disorders or substance abuse. They may work with individual clients to understand root causes and offer treatment.

A career in Psychology would land you a job in various branches such as Addiction Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology and more. Depending on career goals, professionals may opt to move into a specialty area that fires their imaginations and promises fulfilling work.

 

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Communication and Persuasion
  • Personality

 

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Basic of Lifespan Development
  • Introduction to Motivations and Emotions

 

Semester 3

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communicative English / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Computer Application

 

Semester 4

  • Introduction to Childhood and Adolescence Development
  • Fundamental of Cross Cultural Psycholog
  • Introduction to Behavior and the Brain
  • Basic Research Method in Social Science
  • Co-Curriculum

 

Semester 5

  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
  • Fundamental of Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Basic of Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Introduction to Health Psychology
  • Basic of Consumer Behavior

 

 

 

 

Semester 6

  • Introduction to Behavioral Analysis
  • Fundamental of Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Criminology

 

Semester 7

  • Fundamental in Entrepreneurship
  • Issues and Ethics in the Helping Profession
  • Behavior Modification and Intervention
  • Principle of Counselling

 

Semester 8

  • Industrial Training

 

 

 

 

 

  • Pass SPM /O Level (Bahasa Melayu & Sejarah)
  • Pass Mathematics & General Science / Pure Science
  • Minimum 3 Credits in ANY subjects

– OR –

  • Pass UEC with minimum Grade B’s in 3 subjects & pass in Mathematics & Science

– OR –

  • Pass STPM OR equivalent with minimum Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject plus a pass in SPM Mathematics & Science

– OR –

  • Pass STAM (Maqbul) & a pass in SPM Mathematics & Science

– OR –

  • Any other equivalent qualifications
Career Prospect
  • Training Officer / Consultant
  • Psychologist Assistant
  • Marketing Officer / Assistant
  • Welfare Assistant Officer
  • Human Resource Officer / Assistant
  • Sales & Marketing Researcher

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