Duration:
2 years

Intakes:
January, July

Campus:
HELP Subang 2

Level of Study:
Postgraduate

Faculty:
Faculty of Behavioral Sciences

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R2/311/7/0019) (A8077) 09/22

About this course

The Master of Clinical Psychology programme seeks to train and develop students who are passionate about the well-being of people whose lives have been challenged by various forms of psychological and behavioural disorders.

This program will develop competent clinical psychologists in Malaysia, equipped with holistic psychological knowledge, innovative skills and a professional attitude, who are able to serve a diverse population in the assessment, diagnosis and intervention of a wide range of psychological disorders. Furthermore, this programme seeks to instil in these clinical psychologists a lifelong commitment to rigorous scientific inquiry through continuous clinical research and practice.

Total Course Fees

Contact us to get the full fee structure.

Subject Listing

1 (JAN-APR)
  • Clinical Interview & Basic Intervention Skills
  • Child Development, Health & Dysfunctions
  • Personality & Psychotherapy
  • Adult Development, Health & Dysfunctions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Therapy
2 (MAY – AUGUST)
  • Diagnostic Testing I
  • Diagnostic Testing II
  • Family Systems Theory & Therapy
  • Clinical Research & Evaluation Skills
  • Internal Practicum I
3 (SEPT-DEC)
  • Social-Cultural Context of Psychology
  • Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse
  • Group Process I, II & III
  • Internal Practicum II
Note: Sequence of subjects may vary from intake to intake. Curriculum is subject to changes due to MQA requirements
4 (JAN-APR)
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • External Practicum I
  • Clinical Research Project I
  • Professionalization Seminar I
5 (MAY – AUGUST)
  • Professional Issues: Ethics, Conduct & Law
  • External Practicum II
  • Clinical Research Project II
  • Professionalization Seminar II
6 (SEPT-DEC)
  • External Practicum III
  • Clinical Research Project III
  • Professionalization Seminar III
  • Clinical Competency Evaluation (Diagnostic)
  • Clinical Competency Evaluation (Therapy)
Note: Sequence of subjects may vary from intake to intake. Curriculum is subject to changes due to MQA requirements
1 (JULY – AUGUST)
  • Clinical Interview & Basic Intervention Skills
  • Personality & Psychotherapy
2 (SEPT – DEC)
  • Child Development, Health & Dysfunctions
  • Cognitive Behavioral Theory and Therapy
  • Diagnostic Testing I
  • Social-Cultural Context of Psychology
3 (JAN – APR)
  • Adult Development, Health & Dysfunctions
  • Family Systems Theory & Therapy
  • Diagnostic Testing II
  • Internal Practicum I
4 (MAY – AUGUST)
  • Professional Issues: Ethics, Conduct & Law
  • Clinical Research & Evaluation Skills
  • Internal Practicum II
  • Group Process I, II & III
Note: Sequence of subjects may vary from intake to intake. Curriculum is subject to changes due to MQA requirements
5 (SEPT – DEC)
  • Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse
  • External Practicum I
  • Clinical Research Project I
  • Professionalization Seminar I
6 (JAN – APR)
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • External Practicum II
  • Clinical Research Project II
  • Professionalization Seminar II
7 (MAY – AUGUST)
  • External Practicum III
  • Clinical Research Project III
  • Professionalization Seminar III
  • Clinical Competency Evaluation (Diagnostic)
  • Clinical Competency Evaluation (Therapy)
Note: Sequence of subjects may vary from intake to intake. Curriculum is subject to changes due to MQA requirements

Assessment

The 2-year full-time programme consists of the following component:

  • Coursework (including assignments and exams)\
  • Research project
  • Practical training

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years’ study in Psychology from a recognised university with at least a 2nd Class Honours (Upper division), or a minimum CGPA of 3.0 or equivalent.

  • For international candidates, English Proficiency in terms of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is requirement for course commencement.

Language Requirements

Evidence of English language proficiency (only for applicants whose native tongue or medium of undergraduate instruction is not English), such as any of the following:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) scores
    minimum 213 (computer version) or 550 (paper version) or 70 (internet version)

  • Cambridge GCE O level English paper 1119
    Grade C6 or above

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
    band 6.0 or above

Interview

Shortlisted applicants must pass an interview with members of the selection committee

  • A high standard of written and oral communication skills (English language)
  • Capacity to relate to a wide range of people from different age, gender, ethnic-racial, cultural, socioeconomic, and vocational backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to sustain high workloads
  • Experience in clinically-related field is an advantage, but not mandatory
The interview serves as the most important entry requirement in determining the goodness-of-fit between the applicants and this programme. Applicants with strong academic qualification may still be rejected if they fail in the interview session.

Why Psychology @ HELP?

 
  • Largest Asian Undergraduate Psychology Programme
  • Distinguished Academics
  • Strong Research Culture