Diploma In Psychology


PICOMS City Campus

Programme Status:

Provisional Accreditation

Programme Code:

MQA/PA 14538



Study Mode:


Study Level:



January, April and September


2.7 years

Medium of Instructions :

English/Bahasa Melayu

Credit Hours:

91 hours

Background of Program  :

The program aims to provide students with broad-based knowledge, technical, operational and entrepreneurial skills to perform effectively and ethically in the area of Psychology, hence inculcating the desire for lifelong learning and career development.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)



To produce graduates who are competent, have self-motivation and are able to communicate effectively in the field of psychology


To equip graduates with skills and knowledge to lead as psychologist which is capable to make judgments and solve problems through the concepts in the field of psychology


To equip graduates with skills in technology and knowledge-based manpower to ensure innovation growth of the industry and maintain it sustainability


To prepare graduates who are able to demonstrate professionalism and recognize the need and innovation for successful career advancement in the field of psychology


Program Learning Objective (PLO)


Demonstrate systematic comprehension of a broad range of complex theoretical knowledge and skills to enable varied routine and non-routine tasks in the field of psychology.


Identify, interpret, apply and evaluate general concepts, theory and operational definitions in the field of psychology


Apply a limited range of practical skills, essential tools, methods and procedures to perform required tasks.


Interact effectively individually or in a team with supervisors, peers and subordinates.


Communicate effectively both in written and spoken form with peers, other professionals and community


Use competence in a range of IT skills in order to operate in a working environment within a business context including working effectively in an online environment.


Use effectively numerical information within the context of the industry using appropriate techniques in order to make judgements and solve problems.


Demonstrate capabilities to work with supervision and aptitudes to build competence in business development, work successfully in collaboration with others, adopting a leadership role where and when appropriate.


Identify self-improvement initiatives and possibilities for further education.


Demonstrate good management skills and a strong innovation in business opportunities as professional psychologist


Display ability on professionally, ethically and responsibility, with a multi and interdisciplinary approach in the field of psychology locally or internationally.


Career Prospects             :

  • Penolong Pegawai Psikologi (JPA)
  • Penolong Pegawai Penyelidik Sosial
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • Social services


Admission Requirements          :

A pass in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with at least THREE (3) credits in any subject and a pass in Mathematics and Science;


A pass in Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) or its equivalent with at least 1 full pass with GP 2.00 and a pass in, Mathematics and Science at SPM level;


Other relevant or equivalent qualification, experience and requirement accepted by the HEP Senate/competent authority in Malaysia.


Admission Fee                : RM 200 (Registration Fee)


Opportunities For Further Studies :

Bsc. (Hons) in Psychology

Bsc. (Hons) Psychology Counselling

Bsc. (Hons) Education

Bsc. (Hons) Early Childhood

Bachelor of Business Administration (Human Resources Management)(Honours), PICOMS