Diploma in Psychology

Diploma in Psychology
N/311/4/0112 (MQA/PA09450) 02/23

The Diploma in Psychology programme is designed to equip students with a broad understanding of the social reality of workplace environments in the community. Students will be exposed to learn abstract fundamentals in the discipline of Psychology as well as applied Psychology.


Prior to the start of any year of a course (including prior to the start of year 1 at the application stage), a student may request exemption from one or more specific taught modules during the year on the basis of previous qualifications or experience.

Exemptions will only be considered where the relevant course regulations allow for module exemptions to be granted.
Students with relevant Diploma or equivalent qualifications will be exempted from academic year 1 and 2 depending on their qualifications, subjects to approval from the Examination Board.


Assessment is through a mix of examination, coursework and essays, plus other oral and activity-based assignments. Coursework includes problem-solving activities, consultancy projects, presentations and individual and group reports.


Graduates will be awarded the MQA(Malaysian Qualifications Agency) accredited Diploma after completion of all three academic years.


  • Introduction to psychology
  • Physiological psychology
  • Team building
  • Computer Application
  • Academic English
  • Life span development
  • Introduction to counselling
  • Personality
  • MPU 2163 Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • MPU 1133 Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 1
  • Statistical Techniques
  • Adolescent psychology
  • MPU 2232 Entrepreneurship Skills 2
  • MPU 1212 Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Social psychology
  • Cognitive psychology
  • Professional development
  • MPU 2322 Organizational Behaviour in Multi-Ethnic Society In Malaysia 2
  • Critical thinking
  • Oral communication skills
  • Abnormal psychology
  • MPU 2412 Community Service 1
  • Research Method
  • Audio visual aid
  • Organizational psychology
  • Counselling skills
  • Health safety & security
  • Postive Psychology
  • Intercultural psychology
  • Written Communication
  • Ethics In Psychology
  • Counselling Practice
  • Industrial Training
  • SPM or equivalent with minimum 3 credits and a Pass in Mathematics & Science; OR
  • STPM or equivalent with minimum C grade for one subject, and a Pass in Maths & Science in SPM; OR
  • Any equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government.

Pursue career options as a psychologist or consultant in rehabilitation centers or in the area of social service. Alternatively, you can pursue the employment Lecturer, Trainer, Business Consultant, Sales & Marketing Executive, Human Resource Executive, Marketing Research Executive, As graduates of the Diploma in Psychology, you are also qualified to pursue the Bachelor degree programme.