Department of Psychology and Counselling (DPY)


The programmes aims at building in-depth knowledge of an appreciation for the concepts and theories of psychology. It equips students with knowledge of psychology and understanding of the range of applications of that knowledge.  Other than that, it helps people to discover and develop their educational, career, and psychological potentialities and thereby to attain an optimal level of personal happiness and social usefulness in Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Guidance and Counselling.

Programme Offered

Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Guidance and Counselling

This four-year program covers all the main areas of study required of a professional counsellor. It addresses issues in social psychology, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, the helping relationship, testing and assessment, group work, research methodology, ethics in the helping profession, career guidance and development, and practical work.

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Guidance and Counselling equips students with state-of-art knowledge and skills in the field of counselling. Graduates of this program will be qualified to practice as a counselor to serve a wide range of clients, including students, working adults, people in crisis and etc.

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Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Psychology

Psychology relates to the study of the human mind and behaviours. It explores the processes involved in normal and abnormal thoughts, feelings and actions.

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology aims at building in-depth knowledge of an appreciation for the concepts and theories of psychology. It equips students with knowledge of psychology and understanding of the range of applications of that knowledge. Emphasis is placed on the relevance of the courses to meet the changing needs of the Malaysian socio-economic environment.

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