MSc in Psychology

Sunway University
Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
3 years
March August
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About this course

This programme focusses on a topic of your choice through an independent research project. It is specifically designed to enable you to develop your research skills and to undertake independent research while at the same time, broadening your knowledge and understanding in an area of psychology that excites you.

You will learn how to research the literature and to plan and manage a research project. The skills and attributes you gain in critical thinking, project management and report writing will help you to achieve your career potential.

The programme also provides an excellent springboard for students wishing to continue their studies through to PhD level.

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a minimum CGPA 3.00 or equivalent.

English Requirements

  • TOEFL 550 paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 internet-based
  • IELTS 6.0
  • PTE Academic 50 overall (minimum 46 in each skill)


Core Modules

  • Intermediate Research Methods 
  • Intermediate Statistics

Research Thesis

  • Master’s thesis

Areas of Research

The Psychology Department has three research groups: Well-being & Community Psychology, Organisational & Work Psychology, and Cognitive & Experimental Psychology. This broad range of expertise means we can help you study the following areas:

  • Work, organisations and business psychology
  • Leadership, teams and gr oup dynamics
  • Health, developmental and educational psychology
  • Cognition, experimental and neuropsychology
  • Cross-cultural and social psychology, individual differences, personality, intelligence and psychological testing
  • Mindfulness, well-being and positive psychology

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