Bachelor of Psychology with Honours

Bachelor of Psychology with Honours (R/311/6/0034 (A9361) 11/18)

Programme Synopsis

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.

Programme Director

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Normal Entry

Passed SPM/SPMV/MCE or equivalent with credits in Mathematics and Science and passed English Language; AND
Passed STPM/HSC or equivalent with at least 2 principals (CGPA 2.00); OR
Passed a recognized Diploma in related field; OR
Passed a recognized Matriculation certificate; OR
Passed a Polytechnic certificate in related field.


APEL Entry (Only for Malaysians)

The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test & Portfolio) conducted by OUM

  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if, the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date;
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Sem 1 RM 1,424 RM 1,602 RM 1,602 RM 1,602 RM 2,670
Sem 2 RM 1,424 RM 1,424 RM 1,602 RM 1,602 -
Sem 3 RM 1,602 RM 1,602 RM 1,602 RM 1,602 -
Total RM 21,360
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* 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:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.


♦ Processing fee:

  • RM30 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International)

♦ Financial 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.

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

MPU Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
•Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia 2
•Hubungan Etnik 2
Entrepreneurship II 3
Health & Wellness II 3
Community Service 2

      Note: * Module is prepared in Bahasa Malaysia.

University Courses

Subject Name Credit Hours
Learning Skills for Open Distance Learners 3
English for Written Communications 3
English for Oral Communications 3
English for Workplace Communications 3
Professional Ethics 3

Basic Courses

Subject Name Credit 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 Name Credit Hours
Introduction to Psychology 3
History & 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 Paper 6
Industrial Training 6
Research Methodology 3

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