The ultimate aim of this programme is to offer students a solid foundation of core psychological principles and expose them to a broad cross-section of topics within general psychology and industrial psychology field. This programme will help students develop research and communication skills, and attain strong background in psychology as a science. The programme also aims to foster critical thinking amongst the students to address evolving issues related to working environment and everyday life.
Industrial Psychology studies human behaviour at the workplace in various working environment. Among the areas of focus for this degree program includes employment decision making, employee assessment, training needs analysis, group work dynamic, organizational crisis management, and work psychology, leadership and motivation, among others. For this program, students will graduate with a degree majoring in Industrial Psychology and minoring in Human Resource and Management. A degree in Industrial Psychology will allow graduates to understand how organizational dynamics and environmental influences affect the efficiency, productivity, success and overall performance of any given organization
The specific aim for this programme is to produce graduates who are knowledgeable and skillful in the field of Industrial Psychology where their contribution in this area can increase the productivity of businesses and industries as well as heighten workers’ job satisfaction and competency. Graduates will be able to conduct researches that can contribute to industrial development in competing with the global sector. This programme will stimulate students’ interest and prepare them to pursue graduate and postgraduate level of study. Thus, graduates of this programme can fulfill the needs of the government and private sectors in industrial management areas.
i. Matriculation or Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00;OR
ii. Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of 2 full passes with CGPA 2.00; OR
iii. A Diploma or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00; OR
(Note: All the above qualifications need to be supported with at least credits in Mathematics and Science and a pass in English at SPM level)
iv. A Diploma in Psychology with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00; OR
(Note: The requirement of credit in Mathematics and Science with the addition of a pass in English at SPM level for cadidate (i), (ii) and (iii) can be exempted IF the credentials contains Mathematics, Science and English subjects that are equivalent to SPM level.)
v. Other relevant or equivalent qualification, experience and requirement accepted by the HEP Senate/competent authority in Malaysia.
*Excluding hostel fees
Madam Angela Chan Nguk Fong
Head of Programme
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