BSc (Honours) in Psychology (ODL)

Veritas University College

Here's the BIG Picture

Are you fascinated by the intricacies of human behaviour and the factors that shape our thoughts and actions? Do you find yourself drawn to understanding the complexities of decision-making? In today's world, with a growing emphasis on mental health and well-being, the knowledge and expertise gained from studying psychology are more relevant and valuable than ever before.  

Beyond its academic appeal, psychology equips you with essential skills in critical thinking, research methodology, and communication – it offers you a gateway to diverse career paths and specialized fields. 

The Veritas BSc (Hons) Psychology offers you specialised studies in diverse areas such as adolescent, clinical, social, and political psychology, providing you with a holistic understanding of human behaviour and cognition. Through hands-on experiences and internship opportunities in clinical, community, industry, and research settings, you'll have the chance to apply your knowledge and skills in real-world contexts. Upon completion, you'll be equipped with the expertise and credentials to pursue fulfilling careers that allow you to positively impact others' lives. 

With this Course, You Will:

  • Learn about the scientific and theoretical underpinnings of psychology
  • Delve into several specialised areas such as adolescent, clinical, social and political psychology
  •  Put your research and professional skills into practice, with internship opportunities in clinical, community, industry and research settings
  •  Gain access to a range of rewarding careers where you can make a difference to someone’s life
  •  Develop a range of transferable skills like critical thinking, interpersonal communication and problem-solving, which can be utilised in many roles

Why choose
Veritas University College?

At Veritas, we are constantly re-thinking the learning process and leveraging on efficiency, technology and strategic partnerships to provide a holistic next gen educational journey for our students. Veritas is also committed to pushing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by continuously developing world class programmes at some of the most affordable fees available in the market. As a result of our far-reaching efforts, Veritas has received the BrandLaureate Best Brand in Online Education award for 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 in recognition of our exceptional academic and co-curricular experience.

How Do I Get In?

  • Foundation in Arts (VUC); or
  • Matriculation or Foundation or its equivalent (min CGPA 2.00); or
  • STPM (Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia) – (min CGPA 2.00 in any 2 subjects); or
  • A-Levels - minimum 2 Es; or
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma (Level 4 or 5, MQF), (min CGPA 2.00); or
  • 5 Bs in UEC (including English Language)

English Language Requirement

  • At least a Band Score of 3 in the MUET examination or its equivalent; or
  • Overall Band score of 5.5 in IELTS; or
  • Overall Band Score of 46 in TOEFL

*Minimum Credit in Mathematics and Science, and a pass in English at SPM level. (Not applicable to students from Diploma in Psychology)


Year 1

- Learning Skills for Open and Distance Learners  
- Computer Application   
- Academic Writing   
- History and Philosophy of Psychology   
- Introduction to Psychology   
- Psychology of Learning   
- Cognitive Psychology   
- Social Psychology   
- Abnormal Psychology   
- Industrial and Organisational Psychology  
- Organisational Behaviour  
MPU Module  
- Community Service 2   

Year 2

- Child Psychology   
- Adolescent Psychology  
- Psychology of Adults and Old Age   
- Psychological Tests and Measurement   
- Introduction to Statistics   
- Introduction to Counselling   
- Introduction to Clinical Psychology   
- Introduction to Health Psychology   
- Principles of Cognition and Behaviour Modification  
MPU Subjects 
- Philosophy & Current Issues   
- Appreciation of Ethics and Civilisation (Malaysian Students)   
- Malay Communication 2 (International Students)  

Year 3

- Cross-Cultural Psychology   
- Personality   
- Social Deviance  
- Research of Methodology in Psychology   
- Industrial Training   
- Professional Ethics  
- Project Paper I  
- Project Paper II  

Tuition Fees

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