Diploma in Psychology
Awarding Institution
SEGi College
2 - 2 ½ years
Intake Dates
Refer to SEGi campus
SEGi College Subang Jaya
SEGi College Sarawak

Psychology is a popular and vibrant area of study that focuses on understanding people – our human condition, behaviours and experiences. It is about using that understanding to try to predict and influence behaviour and experiences. The programme covers the fundamentals in the diverse discipline of Psychology and prepares students with knowledge and skills for a wide range of careers.

Career Opportunities

Pursue career options as a psychologist or consultant in rehabilitation centers or in the area of social service. Alternatively, you can pursue employment in the fields of education & training, consultancy, sales and marketing, human resource and marketing research.

Entry Requirements
  • SPM or equivalent with minimum 3 credits and a Pass for Maths & Science
  • STPM or equivalent with minimum C grade for one subject, and a Pass for Maths and Science in SPM
Programmes Modules
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Life Span Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Personality
  • Computer Applications
  • General Language Training
  • Academic English
  • Principles of Counseling
  • Issues and Ethics in the Helping Profession
  • Motivations, Emotions and Learning
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Behavior and the Brain
  • Cyberpsychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Elective*
  • Internship (supervised research project)
Electives MPU
  • Foundations of Early Childhood Education
  • Play and Learning
  • Special Educational Needs and Learning
  • Disabilities
  • Introduction to Business
  • Human Resource Management

Local Students

  • Malaysian Studies 2
  • Decision-Making Skills or
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Islamic Studies or Moral Studies
  • Co-curriculum Management

International Students

  • Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Decision-Making Skills
  • Islamic Studies or Moral Studies
  • Co-curriculum Management

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