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Diploma in Psychology

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Diploma in Psychology

DIPLOMA IN PSYCHOLOGY

MQA/PA/11906 | KPT/N/311/4/0116 (10/2024)

The Diploma in Psychology programme aims to provide students with knowledge, practical skills and understanding in psychology at the fundamental level. The programme will prepare students to apply their learning in various work setting related to psychology as well as for academic development. Students will be trained to demonstrate the application of psychology knowledge interpersonally, in teamwork and an organisation.

Programme Length: 2 years
Programme Credit: 90 credit hours
Intakes: January/May/September

PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Diploma in Psychology
Foundation Learning of Psychology
Theoretical Thesis and Practical Internship Programme
*Credit Transfer to RU Degree Programme

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Diploma in Psychology
  • Psychology Research Assistant
  • Marketing Executive
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Psychology Researcher Officer
  • Customer Service Executive
  • Human Resource Executive

PROGRAMME MODULES

Diploma in Psychology
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Reading
  • English for Communication
  • Introduction to Psychology : Methods & Social
  • Learning Skills
  • U1: Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1 / Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Introduction to Psychology: Cognition & Abnormal
  • Historical Perspectives of Psychology
  • Applied Statistics
  • U2: Teamwork and Leadership/Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Introduction of Psychotherapy
  • Child and Infants Psychology
  • Research Method in Psychology
  • Emotion and Motivation
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
  • Health Psychology
  • Fundamentals Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Adolescent and Adulthood
  • Introduction of Neuropsychology
  • U4: Co-Curricular
  • U3: Malaysian Economy
  • Psychology of Learning
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Personality
  • Gerontology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Business Portfolio

LOH Jun Ming
Pyshcology (2019)

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I like studying Psychology in Raffles University because I have the opportunity to learn practical knowledge delivered by lecturers who have immense work experience. I am also able to improve myself by socializing with my fellow university mates and picking up critical thinking skills through my classes. With the professional knowledge and experiences gained in RU , I believe that I will be well prepared for my future career.

CHAN Win Yee
Psychology (2019)

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Along the journey to pursuing my degree in psychology,  I would also like to thank all my experienced lecturers. They are friendly and always willing to share their knowledge and stories to us. Their valuable comments and feedbacks always inspired me to have many insightful thoughts on my assignments and future.

The psychology course had covered variety aspect of modules such as cognitive, social, abnormal and organization psychology, and counselling as well. In which is a great opportunity for me to discover what I really want and fulfilled what I need.

Shahara Antartika
Psychology (2019)

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Raffles University helped me to mould my positive attitude towards my studies. The lecturers listened to all my concerns and always provided the best options to comprehend the matter wholly.

Not only that, various activities such as neurology practicum, field trips & engagement with students of different schools around Johor Bahru changed my perspective towards public speaking.

TESTIMONIAL

LOH Jun Ming
Pyshcology (2019)

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I like studying Psychology in Raffles University because I have the opportunity to learn practical knowledge delivered by lecturers who have immense work experience. I am also able to improve myself by socializing with my fellow university mates and picking up critical thinking skills through my classes. With the professional knowledge and experiences gained in RU , I believe that I will be well prepared for my future career.

CHAN Win Yee
Psychology (2019)

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cwy (1)

Along the journey to pursuing my degree in psychology,  I would also like to thank all my experienced lecturers. They are friendly and always willing to share their knowledge and stories to us. Their valuable comments and feedbacks always inspired me to have many insightful thoughts on my assignments and future.

The psychology course had covered variety aspect of modules such as cognitive, social, abnormal and organization psychology, and counselling as well. In which is a great opportunity for me to discover what I really want and fulfilled what I need.

Shahara Antartika
Psychology (2019)

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Raffles University helped me to mould my positive attitude towards my studies. The lecturers listened to all my concerns and always provided the best options to comprehend the matter wholly.

Not only that, various activities such as neurology practicum, field trips & engagement with students of different schools around Johor Bahru changed my perspective towards public speaking.

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Diploma in Psychology

SPM : Credits in 3 subjects and Pass in Maths and Science
UEC: 3Bs and Pass Maths and Science
O Level: Credits in 3 subjects and Pass in Maths and Science
Certificate (MQF Level 4): CGPA 2.00
A level: Full pass in 2 subjects
STPM: Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 1 subject
STAM: min Maqbul rank and Pass in Maths and Science at SPM level

Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government which will be considered on a case by case basis.

IELTS: 4.0
MUET: Band 2
UEC: B6
SPM: Grade C
GCE O Level/1119: Grade D
TOEFL: 397
TOEFL (iBT): 30-31
Completed RU English Language programme

Any other equivalent English qualification will be considered on a case by case basis

IELTS: 4.0
MUET: Band 2
UEC: B6
SPM: Grade C
GCE O Level/1119: Grade D
TOEFL: 397
TOEFL (iBT): 30-31
Completed RU English Language programme

Any other equivalent English qualification will be considered on a case by case basis

PROGRAMME FEE

Diploma in Psychology

Contact us to receive the latest information about the tuition fee.

Click here to check the available scholarship.

Application Fee: RM4,500

Admission Fee: RM10,000

Indicative Tuition Fee:
Year 1: RM15,000
Year 2: RM14,500

Total Fee: RM44,000
( Approx. USD 11,000)