Social Sciences & Humanities

Diploma in Psychology

N/311/4/0110 (Kuching)


  • i-Systems College Kuching


Full Time – 2.5 years
Part Time – 4 years


For further info, please call
082-363787 (Kuching),
085-615117 (Miri),
088-211140 (Kota Kinabalu)
03-33422655 (Klang)

In the Diploma in Psychology programme, students are taught various ideas and concepts of psychology. Different branches of psychology like Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, Educational Psychology, Abnormal Psychology are taught as individual subjects to the students. This will provide students with some direction as to where they might want to specialised in when they pursue their tertary education or in which area of work that is of interest to them. This Diploma is the first step for students to venture into the field of psychology. It also path the way for students to pursue psychology to the degree level and onwards to postgraduate level where only graduates with postgraduate qualification can be called psychologists and allowed to practice. The diploma graduates


Entry Requirements

For further info, please call
082-363787 (Kuching),
085-615117 (Miri),
088-211140 (Kota Kinabalu)
03-33422655 (Klang)


Course Structure

Discipline Core (8 Knowledge Areas)

(A) Scientific Inquiry

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Behavior Modification

(B) Biological Basis of Behaviour

  • Behaviour and the Brain
  • Physiological Psychology

(C) Human Development

  • Life Span Development
  • Special Educational Needs and Learning Disabilities

(D) Cognitive-Affective Basis of Behaviour

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Motivation and Emotions

(E) Individual Differences

  • Personality
  • Abnormal Psychology

(F) Social-Cultural Context of Behaviour

  • Social Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Psychology


  • Principles of Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • News Reporting
  • News Editing


  • Public Relations
  • Public Opinion and Persuasion


  • Electronic Publishing
  • Media and Communication Law


  • Industrial Training – 8 weeks