Master of Psychology (Clinical)

Overview


The Master of Psychology (Clinical) coursework programme provides exemplary psychological science education with the aims to produce graduates who can:

  • Apply concepts and theories in clinical psychology continuously and improve knowledge in clinical psychology that is up-to-date and important to the local and international community
  • Apply excellent clinical, practical, and interpersonal skills, utilize technology to communicate knowledge and research results, and be a responsible team member with an appropriate level of autonomy in a clinical psychology environment
  • Engage in lifelong learning through continuing career development and postgraduate education in advanced clinical psychology. and demonstrate entrepreneurial skills, ethics, and professionalism related to clinical psychology.

Duration


  •  Full-time: 2 years (4 semesters)
  •  Part-time: 3 years (6 semesters)

 

Application Dates


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              Online application : 8 Feb - 31 March 2021

           Interview date : July 2021

 

Study Mode


  • Lectures (43%)
  • Clinical Practicum (37%)
  • Research Project (20%)
Course Curriculum

Core Courses:

  • Psychology Intervention 1
  • Children and Adults Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology
  • Statistic for Clinical Psychologist and Cognitive Neuroscientist
  • Ethics, Cross-culture and Professional Issues
  • Transferable Skills
  • Psychology Intervention 2
  • Children Psychological Assessment
  • Adult Psychological Assessment
  • Intermediate Psychometric
  • Research Methodology and Protocol Development in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Practical (Children/ Adult) and Seminar 1
  • Practical (Children/ Adult) and Seminar 2
  • Research Project 1
  • Research Project 2

Elective Courses:

  • Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Neuropsychology Disorders Assessment
  • Rehabilitation Psychology

Admission Requirement



  i.        A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 (A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology not meeting CGPA of 2.75 but not lower than 2.25) can be accepted subject to internal assessment by an independent review panel)

OR

 ii.        A Bachelor’s degree in any field from recognized universities with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 AND a minimum 45 credit of prerequisites modules in Psychology taken from UniversitiPendidikanSultanIdris(UPSI)with minimumCGPA of2.75.

OR

 iii.        A Bachelor’s degree in any field from recognized universities with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 AND a minimum 30 credit of prerequisites modules in Psychology with minimum CGPA of 2.75 out of 4.00 AND a Graduate Record Examination United States of America (GREUSA) Subject Test (Psychology) with minimum score of 550;

                                           OR

 iv.        Any relevant of equivalent, experience and requirement accepted by USM-UPSI or any relevant authority in Malaysia in accordance to MQA Program Standards for Psychology.

Language Requirement

English

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or 80 (IBT) or 213 (CBT)
  • Or minimum IELTS score of 6.0
  • Or minimum MUET score of Band 4

For International candidates need to attend and pass Bahasa Malaysia LKM 100 course during this program.

Qualified candidates will be invited to attend a pre-entry interview

 

Program Handbook


Downloadable handbook

Current Semester Timetable


 Semester 1 2019/2020

 

Application


Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Universiti Sains Malaysia

11800 Penang, Malaysia

No. Tel    : +604 653 2606

No. Fax   : +604 653 2940

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Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

35900 Tanjung Malim,

Perak Darul Ridzuan

No. Fax : +605-4594649

No. Tel  : +605-4505482 / 5490

/5485/5480 / 5494/5491 / 5473

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Contact

Assoc. Prof Dr. Azizah Othman

Programme Coordinator,

Deparment of Paediatrics

School of Medical Sciences

Universiti Sains Malaysia

16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan

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