Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology

General

Program Description

This undergraduate degree in psychology provides a general understanding of the scientific mechanisms that underlie our thoughts, emotions and behaviors, and their relation to one's physical state, mental state, and the external environment. Students are provided with excellent skills in analytical thinking, research processes, and problem-solving. At the end of the program, students will develop the abilities to work well as part of a team and as independent thinkers by optimizing human development, abilities, and quality of life.

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Entry Requirements

Students must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology in TAR UC:
A-Level – Passes in 2 relevant subjects (O Leve: Grade C in Mathematics and 1 Science Subject AND Pass in English)
TAR UC Qualification – Foundation in Arts (Track A) OR Relevant Diploma
Other – Other qualifications recognized by the Malaysia Government and meet TAR UC minimum entry requirements

IELTS Requirement: Band 5.0

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Faculty Academy Facilities

Psychology Lab

Psychology Lab at TAR UC (KL Main campus) facilitates teaching and learning of various aspects of psychology. The lab is used by Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology and Master of Arts (Psychology) programs. It is equipped with 25 computers with SPSS software and internet access to enable psychology students to do online psychological testing and statistical analyses. A wide range of psychological test instruments are also available for teaching, learning, and psychological research purposes.

Counseling Labs

The counseling laboratories facilitate the teaching of counseling-related courses such as Counselling Skills, Counselling Methods, and Techniques I & II for diploma level; and Counselling Skills & Methods, and Leadership Skills for bachelor level. It is equipped with recording devices such as Vivo camera, Compact audio video switcher, DVD Recorder, and wireless microphones. It provides facilities for lecturers and students to practice counseling skills and to play-back the recorded sessions on the big screen for the whole class to view and comment.

Career Prospects

  • Research Institutions
  • Consultancies
  • Training & Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Administrative Management
  • Educational Institutions
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

By 2019, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) will have reached a very significant milestone – its 50th anniversary since inception in 1969. Indeed a journey of 50 years is unquestionably ... Read More

By 2019, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (‘TAR UC’) will have reached a very significant milestone – its 50th anniversary since inception in 1969. Indeed a journey of 50 years is unquestionably long but it is a journey that shapes and colours the history of TAR UC. We are an institution that is built on the noble mission of providing quality and affordable education. In the course of fulfilling this mission, TAR UC has made huge progress in academic and scholarly pursuits that has increasingly distinguished itself as one of the premier institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. Read less
Kuala Lumpur , George Town , Perak , Johor Bahru , Kuantan , Penampang + 5 More Less