By Research

Master of Arts (Psychology) (N311/7/0107) (07/25) (MQA/PA 9467)

Programme Overview:

This Master of Arts (Psychology) programme is designed to train each graduate with advanced knowledge in practical and analytical skills required for problem identification, research designs and data analysis to conduct an empirical reseach that can contribute to the knowledge pf psychology through an in-depth dissertation, which needs to be presented and defended according to the national standards. Graduates are expected to demonstrate strong values aligned with professionalism as a practising psychologist and incorporate these values within research management and their professional practise.

Intake:

Rolling Intake (throughout the year)

Duration:

Full time (Malaysian & International students) - 2 years

Part time (Malaysian students ONLY) - 3 years

Campus:

KL Main Campus

Compulsory

  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Master Research

Career Prospects

  • Researcher
  • Human Development/ Resource Trainer
  • Personal Development Consultant
  • International Education Consultant/ Student Services
  • Administrative Executive/ Management
  • Event Executive
  • Business/ Human Development Consultant
  • Lecturer at tertiary institutions
  • Teacher

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 in any field, AND a minimum 45 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or its equivalent (covering all 8 Knowledge Areas in Psychology) and an undergraduate research project with a minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 in the prerequisites modules; OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree (Level 6 MQF) with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in any field, AND a minimum 30 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or its equivalent (covering all 8 Knowledge Areas in Psychology) with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in the prerequisites modules, AND a Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test (Psychology) with a minimum score of 550;OR
  • Other relevant or equivalent qualification experience and requirement accepted by the HEP Senate/ competent authority in Malaysia.

     

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 4 or IELTS Band 5.5 or TOEFL Score 550; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if first language is English or the medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

      

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Programme Fees

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Master of Arts (Psychology) Brochure

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CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

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