Bachelor of Psychology with Honours

    (R2-DL/311/6/0034 (A9361) 11/25)

    This is an open and distance learning programme with the aim of helping learners to have better understanding of human nature and behaviour. The programme covers a wide range of topics including introduction to psychology, social psychology, introduction to clinical psychology, test and measurement, developmental psychology, personality, health psychology, behaviour modification , motivation, entrepreneurial and productivity psychology, organisational and cognitive psychology.

    This programme will ensure that graduates have a better opportunity in career advancement

    Career Prospects

    If you work in an organisation related to human services, human resource, personal development, training, counseling, social work, consultancy, market research, welfare, public relation, sales or any job which needs a lot of social skills and interaction, this course is definitely for you.

    *This programme is not available for International intake

    Dr Wong Huey Siew
    Program Director

    Tel (Office) :
    603 7801 2067

    Email :
    wonghueysiew@oum.edu.my

    Malaysian Learner Fees
    Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
    Sem 1RM 1,602RM 1424RM 1,602RM 1,602RM 2,670
    Sem 2RM 1,602RM 1,424RM 1,602RM 1,602
    Sem 3RM 1,424RM 1,602RM 1,602RM 1,602
    TotalRM 21,360

    * Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.

    * The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.

    Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

    The University offers 50% discount for:
    1. Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
    2. Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.
    The discounts are not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.
    Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

    Note
    Processing fee: RM30

    Financial options:Payment Mode:
    EPF (Account 2); orJomPAY
    Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; orInternet Banking
    HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); orDebit/Credit Card.
    International Learner Fees
    *This programme is not available for International intake

    * The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
    **LATEST UPDATE: 25 February 2021

    Normal Entry

    1. STPM or its equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 2 subjects AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at SPM level; or
    2. Pass STAM (Jayyid level) AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level; or
    3. UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics, Science and English; or
    4. UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and Science and pass in English; or
    5. Pass Matriculation/Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level; or
    6. Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level; or
    7. Diploma in Psychology with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; or
    8. Other recognised equivalent qualifications.

    Note :
    The credit requirement in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level for candidates (1), (5) and (6) can be exempted if the qualifications comprise of Mathematics, Science and English and the achievements is equivalent to/above the requirements of the subjects at SPM level.

    OR

    APEL entry
    • Malaysian; and
    • Candidate must be 21 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
    • Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
    • Pass APEL Assessment for Bachelor Degree (conducted by OUM).

     

    Note:

    1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
      1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
      2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
    2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
    Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

    This programme aims to produce graduates that are:

    PEO 1: Knowledgeable with a strong understanding of the theoretical foundation and basic principle of psychology (Cognitive)

    PEO 2: Effective in communication and demonstrate leadership skills and are committed to professionalism in values, attitudes and ethics in a diverse and complex society (Psychomotor)

    PEO 3: Competence to solve problems, self-reflect and use scientific skills and creative thinking across all settings (Cognitive)

    PEO 4: Integrate the entrepreneurial skills as such the current needs of learner and foster a positive view of continued personal and professional development (Affective)

    Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO)
    Upon completion of all courses in this programme, the graduates should be able to:

    PLO1 Describe systematically principles, concepts and theories in psychology discipline (Knowledge and Understanding)

    PLO2 Relates and apply critical thinking skills for analysing, problem solving as well as decision making (Cognitive Skill)

    PLO3 Demonstrate the skills and principles of lifelong learning in their academic and career development (Practical Skill)

    PLO4 Demonstrate an appropriate social skills and collaborative skills in managing relationships in teams and within the organisations in any setting (Interpersonal Skill)

    PLO5 Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively and convey ideas innovatively (Communication)

    PLO6 Use digital technology to support learning and improve education experience (Digital Skill)

    PLO7 Use basic mathematics and symbols relating to statistical technique (Numeracy skill)

    PLO8 Perform leadership in managing activities at the work place or society (Leadership)

    PLO9 Develop confidence; self-control; commitment to professionalism and capability to plan for career development or further education (Personal Skill)

    PLO10 Develop innovative entrepreneurial skills in respective industry (Entrepreneurial)

    PLO 11 Practice and conduct with integrity, professionalism, and standards of conduct professional values, attitude and ethics (Ethical and Professionalism)

    MPU Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia2
    Hubungan Etnik2
    Entrepreneurship II3
    Health and Wellness 23
    Community Service 2
    Note: * Module is prepared in Bahasa Malaysia.

     

    University Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Learning Skills for 21st Century3
    English for Written Communications3
    English for Oral Communications3
    English for Workplace Communications3
    Professional Ethics3

     

    Basic Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Principles of Management for Non-Business Majors 3
    Introduction to Communication 3
    Basic Concepts of Information Technology 3
    Thinking Skills & Problem Solving 3

     

    Core Courses

    Subject NameCredit Hours
    Introduction to Psychology 3
    History and Philosophy of Psychology 3
    Introduction to Health Psychology 3
    Introduction to Counselling 3
    Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3
    Psychological Tests & Measurement 3
    Abnormal Psychology 3
    Ethics in Psychology 3
    Dynamics of Adjustment 3
    Social Psychology 3
    Cross Cultural Psychology 3
    Entrepreneurial & Productivity Psychology 3
    Industrial and Organisational Psychology 3
    Cognitive Psychology 3
    Motivation 3
    Perception and Emotion 3
    Psychology of Learning 3
    Child Psychology 3
    Adolescent Psychology 3
    Psychology of Adult and Old Age 3
    Personality 3
    Statistic for Psychology 3
    Project Paper6
    Industrial Training6
    Research Methodology 3
    1. What is the language of instruction?
      English and Bahasa Malaysia.
    2. What is the entry requirement?
      Normal Entry

      • STPM or its equivalent with minimum Grade C (GP 2.00) in 2 subjects AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at SPM level; or
      • Pass STAM (Jayyid level) AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level; or
      • UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics, Science and English; or
      • UEC with minimum Grade B in 5 subjects including Mathematics and Science and pass in English; or
      • Pass Matriculation/Foundation with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level; or
      • Diploma with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; AND credit in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level; or
      • Diploma in Psychology with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 out of 4.00; OR
      • Other recognised equivalent qualifications.
        Note:
        The credit requirement in Mathematics and Science and pass in English at the SPM level for candidates (1), (5) and (6) can be exempted if the qualifications comprise of Mathematics, Science and English and the achievements is equivalent to/above the requirements of the subjects at SPM level.
        OR
        APEL entry
      • Malaysian; and
      • Candidate must be 21 years old and above in the year of application being made; and
      • Have previous working experience/learning relevant to the field applied; and
      • Pass APEL Assessment for Bachelor
    3. How the Credit value for BPSY?
      120 credit.
    4. What is the mode of study?
      Part-time (weekend only).
    5. Is the programme accredited byMQA?
      Yes. BPSY is fully accredited by MQA. (R2-DL/311/6/0034 (A9361) 11/25)
    6. What is the method of delivery?
      Distance Learning (ODL)
    7. How the duration of study?
      4 years and one semester
    8. How the fees like?
      Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
      Sem 1RM 1,602RM 1424RM 1,602RM 1,602RM 2,670
      Sem 2RM 1,602RM 1,424RM 1,602RM 1,602
      Sem 3RM 1,424RM 1,602RM 1,602RM 1,602
      TotalRM 21,360
    9. Any fees discount?
      Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens.
      The University offers 50% discount for:
      Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.
    10. Any processing fees?
      Processing fee:
      RM30 & RM100 (International)
    11. How the payment Mode?
      JomPAY; or Internet Banking; or Debit/Credit Card.
    12. Any financial facilities options?
      • PTPTN; or
      • EPF (Account 2); or
      • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
      • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or
      • Flexible Payment Scheme.
    13. What do I study?
      MPU Courses

      Subject NameCredit Hours
      Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia3
      Hubungan Etnik2
      Entrepreneurship II3
      Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban 22
      Community Service 2
      Note: * Module is prepared in Bahasa Malaysia.

      University Courses

      Subject NameCredit Hours
      Learning Skills for 21st Century3
      English for Written Communications3
      English for Oral Communications3
      English for Workplace Communications3
      Professional Ethics3

      Basic Courses

      Subject NameCredit Hours
      Principles of Management for Non-Business Majors 3
      Introduction to Communication 3
      Basic Concepts of Information Technology 3
      Thinking Skills & Problem Solving 3

      Core Courses

      Subject NameCredit Hours
      Introduction to Psychology 3
      History and Philosophy of Psychology 3
      Introduction to Health Psychology 3
      Introduction to Counselling 3
      Introduction to Clinical Psychology 3
      Psychological Tests & Measurement 3
      Abnormal Psychology 3
      Ethics in Psychology 3
      Dynamics of Adjustment 3
      Social Psychology 3
      Cross Cultural Psychology 3
      Entrepreneurial & Productivity Psychology 3
      Industrial and Organisational Psychology 3
      Cognitive Psychology 3
      Motivation 3
      Perception and Emotion 3
      Psychology of Learning 3
      Child Psychology 3
      Adolescent Psychology 3
      Psychology of Adult and Old Age 3
      Personality 3
      Statistic for Psychology 3
      Project Paper6
      Industrial Training6
      Research Methodology 3
    14. How the career prospects for bachelor of psychology
      If you work in an organisation related to human services, human resource, personal development, training, counseling, social work, consultancy, market research, welfare, public relation, sales or any job which needs a lot of social skills and interaction, this course is definitely for you.
    15. How to contact OUM?
      Menara OUM,
      Block C, Kelana Centre Point,
      Jalan SS7/19, Kelana Jaya,
      47301 Petaling Jaya, Selangor+603 7801 1800 (General Line)
      +603-7801 2000 (Speed Line)+6012-303 9935 /
      +6019-357 9074admission@oum.edu.myMonday – Thursday:
      8:30 am – 5:30 pm
      Friday:
      8:30 am – 12:30 pmMarketing Office:
      Monday – Sunday9:00 am – 4:00 pm
      Closed on public holidays
    16. Where is your location?
      We have learning centres throughout the country, in every state except Perlis. These are well-equipped with tutorial rooms, computer labs, meeting rooms and reading areas. The learning centres provide a friendly and conducive learning environment, complete with Internet access.
    17. How the assessment method like?
      Method 1: 100% Assignment
      Method 2: Assignment + Final exam
      Method 3: Online continuous assessment + Final exam
      *Different courses may have different types of assessment.
    18. What document that I need to bring?
      You will need to bring a few things when you come over:

      • National Registration Identity Card (MyKad);
      • Original AND copy of RECOGNISED academic certificate/s;
      • Original AND copy of Job Confirmation Letter, if stated in the programme entry
      • 2 passports sized photo
    19. Is my working experience counted?
      You can gain admission by leveraging on your work and prior learning experience via Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL A). You can also earn credits for a shorter study duration via APEL C.

    Fee

    RM21,360.00