Doctor of Psychology

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)

 

Overview


Joint programme of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) with the aims:

  • To produce highly competent clinical psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist who are able to apply their knowledge and provide services in various relevant agencies.
  • To produce graduates who are able to practice ‘scientist-practitioner’ approach in clinical and professional services
  • To provide exposure and opportunities for the graduates to effectively serve in the multicultural and multireligious society.

Duration


  • Full-time: 3 years (6 semesters)
  • Part-time: 5 years (10 semesters)

 

Application Dates


Open : TBA

Close : TBA

 

Study Mode


  • Lectures (40%)
  • Clinical Practicum (31%)
  • Research Project (29%)

Course Curriculum


Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology)

  • Advanced Clinical Assessment and Therapy
  • Sex and Couples Therapy
  • Family Intervention
  • Diagnosis and Management of Neuropsychology Disorders
  • Clinical Leadership and Supervision
  • Doctoral Internship 1
  • Doctoral Internship 2
  • Clinical Case Analysis and Professional Practice 1
  • Clinical Case Analysis and Professional Practice 2
  • Doctoral Psychology Research Project I, II & III

 

Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology)

  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Diagnosis and Management of Neuropsychology Disorders
  • Traumatology
  • Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Developmental Neuropsychology
  • Doctoral Internship 1
  • Doctoral Internship 2
  • Neuropsychology Case Analysis and Professional Practice 1
  • Neuropsychology Case Analysis and Professional Practice 2
  • Doctoral Psychology Research Project I, II & III

Admission Requirement


  • Completed the Master of Psychology (Clinical Psychology) USM-UPSI programme with a minimum CGPA of 3.00.

                                               OR,

  • A Master degree in Psychology (Clinical) or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and accepted by the USM and UPSI Senate/ fulfilled the MQA Program Standards for Psychology requirement. 

                                          AND,

Fulfill the courses required:

  • Statistics for Clinical Psychologists and Cognitive Neuroscientists; and
  • Intermediate Psychometric; and
  • Research Methodologyand Protocol Developmentin Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neurosciences; and
  • Ethics, Cross-cultural and Professional Issues; and
  • Psychological Intervention 1; and
  • Psychological Intervention 2; and
  • Child and Adult Psychopathology and Psychopharmachology; and
  • Child Psychological Assessment; and
  • Adult Psychological Assessment; and
  • Child Practicum and Seminar; and
  • Adult Practicum and Seminar; and
  • Psychology Research Project;


AND,

For Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Psychology):

  • HealthPromotionandDiseasePrevention;and
  • RehabilitationPsychology;

For Doctor of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology):

  • FunctionalNeuroanatomy; and,
  • Neuropsychological Disorders and Assessment.

Language Requirement

English

  • Minimum TOEFL score of 550 (PBT) or 80 (IBT) or 213 (CBT)
  • Or minimum IELTS score of 6.0
  • Or minimum MUET score of Band 4

For International candidates need to attend and pass Bahasa Malaysia LKM 100 course during this program.

Qualified candidates will be invited to attend a pre-entry interviews

 

Application


 

Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Universiti Sains Malaysia

11800 Penang, Malaysia

No. Tel    : +604 653 2606

No. Fax   : +604 653 2940

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Website: www.ips.usm.my

 

 

Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris

35900 Tanjung Malim,

Perak Darul Ridzuan

No. Fax : +605-4594649

No. Tel  : +605-4505482 / 5490 / 5485/

                5480 / 5494 / 5491 / 5473

Website: www.ips.upsi.edu.my

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Contact


 

Assoc. Prof Dr. Azizah Othman

Programme Coordinator,

Deparment of Paediatrics

School of Medical Sciences

Universiti Sains Malaysia

16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan

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Contact Us

Department of Neurosciences
School of Medical Sciences
Universiti Sains Malaysia
16150 Kubang Kerian
Kota Bharu, Kelantan
Malaysia
 
Phone:
+609-7676300
Faxs :
+609-7673833     
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