Fakulti Sains Kesihatan UKM

 Leader in Health Sciences


Duration : 4 semesters (Full time only)


: Bachelor Degree in Psychology with minimum 3.00 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA); or Graduate Diploma in Psychology or Counselling from any Institution of higher learning recognized by the Senate; and
Pass the intake interview conducted by the program; and
International applicant should get a minimum score of TOEFL (580 TOEFL Paper; or 230 TOEFL-CBT; or 90-91 TOEFL-IBT) or Band 6.5 for IELTS


The Master of Clinical Psychology prepares students to practice as Clinical Psychologists. A clinical psychologist is involved in preventing, assessing, diagnosing and treating psychological disorders, as well as emotional, personality, learning and behaviour issues that affect daily living and social functioning. The program consists of structured coursework, research, and clinical training. Students will undergo clinical placements and training at the UKM Health Psychology Clinic as well as mental health clinics in regional government hospitals, private practices, and NGOs. They are also required to carry out a research project in the areas of clinical psychology, psychological medicine, psychogeriatric, psychological interventions or psychotherapy, psychosexuality, substance misuse and abuse, quality of life and psychological rehabilitation under close supervision of faculty members.

Course Structure

Year I

Semester I                                                     
NNNC6032     Ethics and Professional Practice in Clinical Psychology
NNNC6013     Research Methodology & Statistics
NNNC6033     Psychological Testing and Assessment
NNNC6053     Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology
NNNC6073     Adult Clinical Psychology
NNNC6093     Psychotherapy I

Semester II
NNNC6042     Psychopharmacology in Clinical Practice
NNNC6023     Neuropsychology
NNNC6043     Health Psychology and Community Mental Health
NNNC6062     Psychotherapy II
NNNC6065     Clinical Placement I


Year II

Semester I
NNNC7014     Clinical Psychology Research Project I
NNNC7015     Clinical Placement II

Semester II
NNNC7024     Clinical Psychology Research Project II
NNNC7025     Clinical Placement III

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