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Postgraduate

Coursework Programme

 
Master of Cognitive Neurosciences 
SAINS@KL 
 
Flexible : Min 4 semesters / Max 10 semesters
Semester Intake : September
 
The programme will be conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia - KL Campus, Wisma Sejarah,Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur in year 1 (for core and elective courses). Research Project will be held at a different location of Universiti Sains Malaysia such as in the Main Campus(Penang) or/and Health Campus (Kubang Kerian, Kelantan) depends on the chosenresearch topic.
 
Admission requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field of arts and sciences from recognised universities withA Bachelor’s degree in any field of arts and sciences from recognised universities withminimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00; (A Bachelor’s degree in any field of arts and scienceswhich are not meeting CGPA of 3.00 can be accepted subject to internal assessment byan independent review panel)
  • Eligible candidates who qualify for admission will be called for pre-entry interview tocomplete the application process (if needed).
 
 
Master of Psychology (Clinical)
SAINS@KL 
 
Full Time : Min 4 semesters / Max 8 semesters
Part Time : Min 6 semesters / Max 12 semesters
Semester Intake : September
 
This programme aims to produce graduates who:
• Work as clinical psychologist at various institutions
• Are recognized by the Malaysian Allied Health Profession Act 2016
• Are able to continue their study at doctorate level either in the field of ClinicalPsychology or Clinical Neuropsychology.
 
The programme will be conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia - KL Campus, Wisma Sejarah,Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur and/or Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Sultan Azlan ShahCampus, Proton City, Tanjung Malim, Perak. Clinical practicum will be held at differentlocations such as Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, UPSIPsychology Clinic or any other locations approved by the USM-UPSI Joint Committee.
 
Admission requirements:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 ;i. A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.75 out of 4.00 ;(A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology not meeting CGPA of 2.75 (but not lower 2.25) canaccepted subject to internal assessment by an independent review panel)OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field from recognized universities with minimum CGPA 2.75 of 4.00 AND a minimum 45 credit of prerequisites modules in Psychology taken from UniversitiPendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) with minimum CGPA 2.75 of 4.00.OR
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field from recognized universities with minimum CGPA 2.75 of 4.00 AND a minimum 30 credit of prerequisites modules in Psychology with minimum CGPA2.75 of 4.00 AND a Graduate Record Examination United States of America (GREUSA)Subject Test (Psychology) with minimum score of 550 ;OR
  • Any relevant of equivalent, experience and requirement accepted by USM-UPSI or anyrelevant authority in Malaysia in accordance to MQA Program Standards for Psychology.
 
 
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
SAINS@KL 
 
Full Time : Min 6 semesters / Max 12 semesters
Part Time : Min 10 semesters / Max 14 semesters
Semester Intake : September
 
This programme aims to produce graduates who:
• Are highly competent clinical psychologists and able to apply their knowledge andprovide services in various relevant agencies
• Are recognized by the Malaysian Allied Health Profession Act 2016
• Are able to practice as consultant clinical psychologistsThe programme will be conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia - KL Campus, Wisma Sejarah,Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur and/or Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Sultan Azlan Shah Campus, Proton City, Tanjung Malim, Perak. Clinical practicum will be held at different locations such as Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, UPSI Psychology Clinic or any other locations approved by the USM-UPSI Joint Committee.
 
Admission requirements:
 

i. Master in Psychology (Clinical) USM-UPSI with a minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00.

Eligible candidates will be offered to enroll in Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) USM-UPSI with the approval from Panels of Admission Evaluation USM-UPSI. Candidates need to register for the doctorate program within three (3) years after graduation.

OR

ii. Master in Psychology (Clinical) or equivalent with a minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 which is accepted by USM and UPSI Senates and fulfill the criteria of Malaysian Qualification Agency - Program Standards for Psychology.

AND

Completed the required courses below:

  • Statistics for Clinical Psychologists and Cognitive Neuroscientists; and
  • Intermediate Psychometric; and
  • Protocol Development in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neurosciences; and
  • Ethics, Cross-cultural and Professional Issues; and
  • Psychological Intervention 1; and
  • Psychological Intervention 2; and
  • Child and Adult Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology; and
  • Child Psychological Assessment; and
  • Adult Psychological Assessment; and
  • Child Practicum and Seminar; and
  • Adult Practicum and Seminar; and
  • Psychology Research Project
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Rehabilitation Psychology
 
 
Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)
 SAINS@KL 
 
Full Time : Min 6 semesters / Max 12 semesters
Part Time : Min 10 semesters / Max 14 semesters
Semester Intake : September
 
This programme aims to produce graduates who:
• Are highly competent clinical neuropsychologists and able to apply their knowledgeand provide services in various relevant agencies
• Are recognized by the Malaysian Allied Health Profession Act 2016
• Are able to practice as consultant clinical psychologistsThe programme will be conducted at Universiti Sains Malaysia - KL Campus, Wisma Sejarah,Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur and/or Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris - Sultan Azlan Shah Campus, Proton City, Tanjung Malim, Perak. Doctoral internship will be held at different locations such as Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, UPSI Psychology Clinic or any other locations approved by the USM-UPSI Joint Committee.
 
Admission requirements:
 

i. Master in Psychology (Clinical) USM-UPSI with a minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00.

Eligible candidates will be offered to enroll in Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) USM-UPSI with the approval from Panels of Admission Evaluation USM-UPSI. Candidates need to register for the doctorate program within three (3) years after graduation.

OR

ii. Master in Psychology (Clinical) or equivalent with a minimum CGPA 3.00 out of 4.00 which is accepted by USM and UPSI Senates and fulfill the criteria of Malaysian Qualification Agency - Program Standards for Psychology.

AND

Completed the required courses below:

  • Statistics for Clinical Psychologists and Cognitive Neuroscientists; and
  • Intermediate Psychometric; and
  • Protocol Development in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neurosciences; and
  • Ethics, Cross-cultural and Professional Issues; and
  • Psychological Intervention 1; and
  • Psychological Intervention 2; and
  • Child and Adult Psychopathology and Psychopharmacology; and
  • Child Psychological Assessment; and
  • Adult Psychological Assessment; and
  • Child Practicum and Seminar; and
  • Adult Practicum and Seminar; and
  • Psychology Research Project; and
  • Functional Neuroanatomy; and
  • Neuropsychological Disorders and Assessment
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Persons:
 
Professor Dr. Abdul Razak Sulaiman
Dean
E-mail : abdrazak [AT] usm [DOT] my
 
Profesor Dr. Irfan Bin Mohamad
Deputy Dean [Postgraduate Studies & Professional Training ]
E-mail : irfankb [AT] usm [DOT] my
 
Mrs Siti Zubaidah Binti Abdullah
Senior Assistant Registrar
Postgraduate Office
E-mail : zubaidahkck [AT] usm [DOT] my
Phone: +609 - 767 6052
School of Medical Sciences, Health Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan
Phone : 609-767 3000  |  Fax: 609-767 3370  |  Email : abdrazak [AT] usm [DOT] my
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