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BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY (HONS)

KPT/JPS (N/311/6/0071) (MQA/PA7019) 06/20

At Taylor’s University, our Psychology degree programme prepares students with the essential knowledge and skills in psychology. Co-taught by industry experts, the programme covers a wide range of subjects including biology, physiology, sociology and philosophy, preparing students for a wide range of career options.

INTAKES: MARCH, AUGUST 

3-year

programme

Co-taught by

industry experts

Overseas

Transfer options

Requirements

PREREQUISITES
  • Pass SPM / O-Level or equivalent, with credits in Mathematics, Science and a Pass in English.
  • Candidates without credits in Mathematics, Science and a Pass in English at SPM level or its equivalent may be admitted if the STPM / Foundation / Diploma / Matriculation programme contains subjects in Mathematics / Science and English that are equivalent or higher to Mathematics, Science and English at SPM level.

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

CGPA 2.00 for 2 subjects with min. Grade C for each subject

Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

Pass with min. 5Bs including English

A Levels

Min. EE or equivalent of min. 80 points

South Australian Matriculation (SAM) / SACE International

Min. ATAR 50

Canadian Pre-University (CPU)

Min. average of 50% in 6 subjects

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Min. 24 points in 6 subjects

Monash University Foundation Year (MUFY)

55%

Diploma in Psychology

CGPA 2.00

Taylor’s Foundation and Diploma programmes

CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00

Foundation / Pre-University / Diploma from any other institution recognised by MOHE

CGPA 2.00

Other Qualifications

Students with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

IELTS

Band 5.0

TOEFL

34 (Internet Based Test)

MUET

Band 3

UEC English

B6

O-Level

Grade C

1119 (GCE-O)

Grade C

Taylor's EET

Overall Score 5.0

Taylor's IEN

Level 2- Grade C

Pre-U / Diploma

Completed Pre-U / Diploma that was conducted in English

*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

With Taylor’s new curriculum structure, you are empowered to mix & match modules depending on your strengths, interests and passions. This innovative learning is immersive, flexible and adaptable as it will future-proof you to be highly sought after in the ever-demanding global marketplace.

Click here to find out more about the Taylor's Curriculum Framework.

PRIMARY CORE

This component consists of Common Core subjects, which are common modules across a discipline that provides the fundamental knowledge of the discipline.

 

Common Core

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Human Personality
  • Learning & Motivation
  • Biological Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Quantitative Methods 1
  • Social Psychology
  • Group Dynamics
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychological Tests & Measurements
  • Quantitative Methods 2
  • Brain & Behaviour
  • Family Psychology
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Leadership and Organisational Psychology
  • Creative Integration Research Project
  • Industrial Training

 

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

UNIVERSITY CORE

This component aims to develop critical thinking, build up social intelligence and cultivate civic responsibility as well as broaden cultural knowledge. These consist of compulsory and nationally-mandated study modules required by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.

 

  • Community Service Initiative
  • Hubungan Etnik / Malaysian Studies 3
  • Life Skills for Success & Well-Being
  • Millennials in Malaysia: Team Dynamics & Relationship Management
  • Tamadun Islam & Tamadun Asia / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2

 

*Students are requested to take Bahasa Kebangsaan A if they do not obtain a Credit for Bahasa Malaysia in SPM.

**All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

COMPLEMENTARY STUDIES

The Complementary Studies component provides student the flexibility to study modules in a related or unrelated field from the same or different school to complement the Primary Major. It may be completed in a form of free electives, an extension, minors or a second major that typically requires at least one (1) semester of student learning time.

Click here to see a full list of all available Complementary Studies Components.

 

[Choose ONE (1) of the packages:]

Minor

Choose any Minor package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Minor packages.


*Subject to availability.
*Meet min. module pre- & co-requisite.

Second Major

Choose any Second Major package* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Second Major packages.


*Subject to availability.
*Meet min. module pre- & co-requisite.

Free Electives

Choose any FIVE (5) Free Electives* offered by Taylor’s University. Refer to the Complementary Study Guide for the list of Free Electives.


*Subject to availability.
*Meet min. module pre- & co-requisite.

 

*All information is subject to change. Readers are responsible for verifying information that pertains to them by contacting the university.

Future Careers

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could embark on any of these exciting careers, including:

  • Advertising Accounts Planner
  • Career Counsellor
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Consumer Psychologist
  • Counselling Psychologist
  • Developmental Psychologist
  • Educational Psychologist
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Market Researcher
  • Occupational Psychologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Social Service Specialist
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Training Consultant

Fees and Scholarships

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 81,900

Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 28,014

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* Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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