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Dual Award

UK Qualification

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology

Programme Overview

IUMW’s Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology is concerned with the scientific development of knowledge in human behaviour and thought. Practical skills and critical thinking are taught with the intent of producing graduates who are competent from every angle. Our programme integrates research and hands-on expertise to produce high performing graduates ready to take up roles in contemporary health and social sciences practices.

We work closely with several industry partners, including current Industry Advisory Panel members from SOLS Health, to ensure that what we teach matches current industry practices. Graduates get the knowledge, skills, techniques and ethics that are relevant in today’s working environment. With a wide range of applications from industry to education, health and social services, this programme can serve as a foundation for a whole variety of different careers.
  • STPM Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects, AND credits in Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English at SPM level or equivalent
  • STAM Grade of Jayyid, AND credits in Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English at SPM level or equivalent
  • UEC Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics, Science and English; OR Grade B in five (5) subjects including Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English
  • Matriculation/Foundation CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00, AND credits in Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English at SPM level or equivalent
  • A Diploma CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00, AND credits in Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English at SPM level or equivalent
  • Diploma in Psychology with CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00
  • A-LEVEL Pass with Grade D in two subjects
  • Australian Matriculation ATAR 65
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB) 24 points across six subjects
  • Other qualifications recognised as equivalentNotes:
  • The credit requirement at SPM level can be waived should the grades obtained at the STPM/STAM/Diploma/Matriculation/Foundation level are equivalent/higher
  • Students enrolling on a Dual Award programme will be subject to the English requirements of UWTSD/UKEnglish language competency requirements for international students:
  • International students are required to achieve a minimum score of 5.0 in IELTS OR Band 3 in MUET OR 500 in TOEFL OR its equivalent
  • English language requirements can be waived if the international student EITHER comes from a country that uses English as the official language OR the entry qualification uses English as the medium of instruction
Year 1
  • English for Research Writing
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Theories of Personality and Individual Differences
  • Lifespan Development I
  • Hubungan Etnik (Malaysian Students)
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A*** (Malaysian Students)
  • Principles of Entrepreneurship
  • Communicative Malay 2 (International Students)
  • Biopsychology
  • Quantitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Malaysian Economy
  • Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia (Malaysian Students)
  • Co-Curriculum 1
  • Malaysian Studies 3 (International Students)
  • Academic Study Skills for Students**
Year 2
  • Statistics in Psychology
  • Lifespan Development II
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology
  • Co-Curriculum 2
  • Professionalism and Ethics in Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychological Testing
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Global Perspectives**
Year 3
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Research Project I
  • Introduction to Expressive Arts Therapies OR Positive Psychology*
  • Research Project II
  • Current Issues in Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Marriage and Family Systems OR Clinical Psychology*
  • Industrial Training
  • Cognition in Action**

  • Optional cross- discipline electives:
    • Consumer Buyer Behaviour
    • Principles of Management
    • Multimedia Technology and Application
    *Choose any ONE (1) elective
    **Dual Award Module / Dual Award students only
    ***For Malaysian students who do not possess a credit in Bahasa Melayu subject at SPM level
Assessments are both formative and summative, with students presented with multiple opportunities throughout the programme to improve their critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication skills, while also demonstrating their acquisition of important discipline knowledge. Assessment methods will usually include; quizzes, research reports, presentations, literature reviews, tests, exams, essays, designing experiments, research projects, a research thesis, and one internship. For MPU, core and elective modules, assessments are 60% assignment based and 40% final examination. For Research Project 1 & 2 and industrial training, assessments are 100% assignment based. Students are expected to undergo six (6) semesters and one industrial training (12 weeks), which amounts to 125 credit hours.
Malaysian Students
Single Award: MYR 51,750
International Students
Single Award: MYR 61,850
Dual Award Fee: MYR 18,000
  • Teacher
  • Psychology Lecturer
  • Career Counsellor
  • Human Resource Executive
  • Sales and Marketing Executive
  • Childcare Worker
  • Social Service Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Market Researcher
  • Administrative Service Manager
  • Community Service Manager
  • Health Educator
  • Accredited by MQA – quality assured.
  • A Dual Award degree programme in collaboration with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), UK. Students will receive certification from both IUMW and UWTSD upon completion of their degree.
  • Robustly curated syllabus to produce skilled students with the potential to become key experts of the future.
  • Opportunity to study in the UK at our partner university, UWTSD

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Study Abroad for the Experience of Lifetime

Sign up for Dual Award with our Psychology degree and you earn a UK qualification and get the opportunity to study in the UK at our partner university, the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

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