Project Description

Master of Psychology

(N/311/7/0073 (MQA/FA5677) / 08/2020 )

Programme Synopsis

The Master of Psychology (MPSY) programme is offered by the Cluster of Education and Social Sciences (CESS) as another postgraduate programme in OUM. It is a challenging yet rewarding programme that allow individuals to choose specific specialization relevant to their needs. This master’s degree allows individuals to register with the American Psychological Association (APA) and they can begin to practice as a certified psychologist.

The objectives of the MPSY programme are:

  1. To develop a professional orientation and identity as a psychologist by applying sound ethical and legally practice in the field of psychology.
  2. To develop effective communication skills and problem solving in their everyday life.
  3. To develop graduate with critical thinking and using scientific approach in the areas of psychology.
  4. To develop an empirically based approach to psychology that emphasize wellness and prevention by integrating theory and best practices.

Kemasukan Biasa

Ijazah Sarjana Muda Psikologi atau yang setara dengan minimum PNGK 2.75 daripada 4.00.

Nota : Ijazah Sarjana Muda Psikologi tidak mencapai PNGK 2.75 (tetapi tidak kurang daripada 2.50) boleh diterima bergantung kepada penilaian dalaman yang terperinci oleh sebuah panel penilai bebas.

Normal Entry

A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00.

Note : A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology not meeting CGPA of 2.75 (but not lower than 2.50) can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment by an independent review panel.


  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.
Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM2,520 Sem 4 RM4,200
Sem 2 RM3,780 Sem 5 RM3,780
Sem 3 RM3,780 Sem 6 RM2,520
Total RM20,580

* 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:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

Payment Mode:

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

The program is offered in 6 semesters (2 years) with a total of 49 credits consisting of 5 core courses, with 2 specialisations. Each specialisation includes 5 major courses, master project and practicum. The assessment is both continuous evaluation and a final submission of project paper. Courses offer as below :

Name and Course Code Credit Hours
Core Course
Applied Statistics AMPN5103 3
Multicultural Psychology APPM5103 3
Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues AMPL5103 3
Research Methods in Psychology AMPR5103 3
Psychometric AMPP5103 3
Specialisation 1: Industrial and Organisation
Organisational Psychology AMPO5103 3
Training & Development AMPD5203 3
Group Dynamics AMPG5103 3
Organisational Development & Change AMPO5203 3
Occupational Safety & Health AMPK5203 3
Master Project AMPR5207 7
Practicum in Industrial Organisational Psychology AMPP5212 12
Specialisation 2: Educational Psychology
Advanced Educational Psychology AMPY5103 3
Measurement & Evaluation in Education AMPE5103 3
Human Development Across Life Span AMPY5203 3
Theories and Practices of Teaching and Learning AMPE5203 3
Psychology of Thinking Skills AMPY5303 3
Master Project AMPE5307 7
Practicum in Educational Psychology AMPY5412 12
Total 49
Tel : 03-7801 2184
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