• Overview

    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.

    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.

  • Outcomes


    Graduates are able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding on fundamental principles in psychology, acquired from scholarly sources and are able to apply basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis and interpretation, within a range of work settings.

    Social Skills and Responsibilities

    Graduates are able to apply psychological principles by explaining and suggesting solutions to personal, organisational, and social problems, taking into consideration self-understanding, socio-cultural aspects and international diversity.

    Values, Attitudes and Professionalism

    Graduates are able to apply ethical principles in all aspect of the science and practice of psychology, including knowing the limitations of their psychological knowledge and skills.

    Communication, Leaderships and Team Skills

    Graduates are able to communicate and convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to the general public, and are able to function effectively as individuals, leaders and team members.

    Problem Solving and Scientific Skills

    Graduates are able to use critical and creative thinking, sceptical inquiry, and when possible, demonstrate a scientific approaches to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.

    Information Management and Life-long Skills

    Graduates are able to demonstrate the skills necessary for self-reflection and the use of this knowledge to analyze past experiences and pursue professional development opportunities (and life-long learning).

    Managerial and Entrepreneurial Skills

    Graduates are able to exhibit managerial and entrepreneurial skills as well as display responsiveness to the changing nature of industrial psychology field.

    Practical Skills

    Graduates are able to develop networks and collaboration with the communities and the industries.

  • Program Description

    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

  • Program Content

    University Compulsory Subject

    ZES 1133 Technical English 1
    ZES 2143 Technical English 2
    ZLU 1212 Japanese 1
    ZLU 1222 Mandarin 1
    ZLU 1232 Arabic 1
    ZLU 1242 French 1

    MQA Compulsory Subject

    MPU 3113 Hubungan Etnik
    MPU 3123 Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
    MPU 3143 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
    MPU 3173 Pengajian Malaysia 3
    MPU 3222 Social Work Skills
    MPU 3232 Pengajian Al-Quran 2
    MPU 3313 Dakwah Islam di Malaysia
    MPU 3322 Introduction to Malaysian Legal System
    MPU 3332 Comparative Religion in Malaysia
    MPU 3412 Sport
    MPU 3422 Event Management
    MPU 3432 Uniform Force
    MPU 3442 Martial Art
    MPU 3452 Community Service

    Discipline Core

    SSS 1123 Introduction to Psychology
    SSS 2133 Research Methods
    SSS 1133 Introduction to Behavioural Statistics
    SSS 2333 Psychological Testing and Measurement
    SSS 1243 Industrial Psychology
    SSS 3133 Personality
    SSS 2183 Social Psychology
    SSS 1333 Cross-cultural psychology
    SSS 3123 Health Psychology
    SSS 2143 Counseling Psychology
    SSS 1133 Thinking and Intelligence
    SSS 2163 Motivation and Emotion
    SSS 2153 Life-span Development
    SSS 1343 Sensation and Perception
    SSS 2233 Abnormal Psychology
    SSS 2243 Ethics in Psychology
    SSS 3316 Industrial Training
    SSS 3236 Project  Paper

    Common Core

    ESS 3223 Entrepreneurship
    SSS 1323 Leadership And Team Building
    SSS 2223 Crisis in Organisations
    SSS 2323 Corporate and Social Responsibility
    SSS 2263 Qualitative Research and Analysis
    SSS 2273 Psychology of Communication
    SSS 1223 Sociology, Work and Industry
    SSS 2313 Personnel Psychology
    SSS 3213 Training and Development

    Electives (Option 1 : Management)

    ESS 1213 Principles of Industrial Management
    ESS 2213 Management Skills
    ESS 2223 Organisational Behaviour in Industries
    ESS 2333 Negotiation Proficiency
    ESS 3213 Managing Projects at Work

    Electives (Option 2 : Human Resources)

    ESS 2233 Managing Human Resources at Work
    ESS 2323 Developing Human Capital
    ESS 3143 Managing Employee Performance
    ESS 2243 Industrial Relations and Legislation
    ESS 3243 Occupational Safety and Health in Industries

  • Entry Requirement

    i. Matriculation or Foundation or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00;

    ii. Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with a minimum of 2 full passes with CGPA 2.00;

    iii. A Diploma or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00;

    (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;

    (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.

  • Fees

    (excluded hostel fees)

  • Career Prospect


    There are indeed broad career prospects for those aspire to pursue professional career in the field of Industrial Psychology. Graduates trained in this field can enter promising careers such as counseling, consultant, training and development, education and therapies. Graduates also be able to venture into many employment areas include business and marketing research, human resource development, crisis management center, health and medical center and many more.

  • Head of Programme


    Head of Programme
    Bachelor of Industrial Psychology
    016 – 4413065

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