Course outline

Industrial and Organisational Psychology deals with human issues and is instrumental in helping business become more effective and profitable, as well as improving employees' well-being and performance. It applies scientifically proven approaches to the practise of psychology within organisations and with individuals. 

The Master of Psychology programme at UTAR aims to prepare students with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational processes; and at the same time, impacts effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems. 

The programme will further prepare students to high-level research activity and participate in real consultancy project in the field of Industrial and Organisational Psychology. The programme provides candidates with the opportunity to develop themselves as effective future leaders and successful Industrial and Organisational specialist, psychologists, consultants, practitioners or researchers. 

Programme structure 

  • Organisational behaviour and leadership
  • Organisational development and change 
  • Performance methodology
  • Selection and assessment in organisation
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Training and personal development
  • Dessertation

Tuition fees

Malaysian 

  • Full Time: RM 10, 800
  • Part Time: RM 11, 200

International

  • Full Time: RM 18, 800

Entry requirements

(1) A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00; or
Note: A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology not meeting CGPA of 2.75 (but not lower than 2.5) can be accepted subject to rigorous internal assessment by an independent review panel.

(2) A Bachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in any field, and a minimum 45 credits of prerequisites modules in Psychology or its equivalent (covering all eight Knowledge Areas highlighted in pages 13 – 14 of Programme Standards: Psychology) with a minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 in the prerequisites modules; or

(3) A Bachelor’s Degree 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 eight Knowledge Areas highlighted in pages 13 -14 of Programme Standards: Psychology) with a 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

(4) Other relevant or equivalent qualification.

In addition to the academic requirment, an applicant is also required to meet the required English Language requirement (view here)before being admitted into the  programme of study.

Contact

Kampar campus

  • Tel: +605 468 8888
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