Bachelor of Industrial Psychology (Hons)

KPT/JPS (R/311/6/0018) 01/18

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.

Entry Requirements

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.



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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Apply ethical principles in all aspect of the science and practice of psychology, including knowing the limitations of their psychological knowledge and skills.
  • Communicate and convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to the general public, and are able to function effectively as individuals, leaders and team members.
  • Communicate and convey information, ideas, problems and solutions to the general public, and are able to function effectively as individuals, leaders and team members.
  • Use critical and creative thinking, sceptical inquiry, and when possible, demonstrate a scientific approaches to solve problems related to behaviour and mental processes.
  • 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).
  • Exhibit managerial and entrepreneurial skills as well as display responsiveness to the changing nature of industrial psychology field.
  • Develop networks and collaboration with the communities and the industries.
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychologist
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Personnel Assistant
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Research Assistant
  • Recruitment Specialist
  • Talent Management Associate
  • HR Assessment Analyst
  • Administrative Coordinator
  • Organizational Development Analysts


Programme Coordinator for Bachelor of Industrial Psychology (Hons)

Discipline Core, Common Core and Electives

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Behavioural Statistics
  • Psychological Testing and Measurement
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Personality
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Thinking and Intelligence
  • Motivation and Emotion
  • Life-span Development
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Industrial Training
  • Project Paper
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership And Team Building
  • Crisis in Organisations
  • Corporate and Social Responsibility
  • Qualitative Research and Analysis
  • Psychology of Communication
  • Sociology, Work and Industry
  • Personnel Psychology
  • Training and Development
  • Managing Human Resources at Work
  • Developing Human Capital
  • Managing Employee Performance
  • Industrial Relations and Legislation
  • Occupational Safety and Health in Industries

MQA Compulsory Subjects

  • Hubungan Etnik
  • Tamadun Islam dan Tamadun Asia
  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2
  • Pengajian Malaysia 3 / Social Work Skills / Pengajian Al-Quran 2
  • Dakwah Islam di Malaysia / Introduction to Malaysian Legal System / Comparative Religion in Malaysia
  • Sport / Event Management / Uniform Force / Martial Art / Community Service

University Compulsory Subject

  • Technical English 1
  • Technical English 2
  • Japanese 1 / Mandarin 1 / Arabic 1 / French 1


Syafika Alyani

Tawaran program dan tenaga pengajar yang berkualiti di UNISEL merupakan tunjang utama dalam membentuk graduan yang cemerlang.

Shahariman Mamat

Suasana pembelajaran di FPSS akan membuatkan anda faham akan makna sebuah keluarga akademik.

Nurul Ayuni

Psychology is one of the interesting thing to learn and discover.