Master's Program in Social Sciences in Malaysia

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Social Sciences

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Social sciences help students to better understand the interactions and systems within human society. Topics covered may include how communities and populations form governments, make laws, develop economic systems, or how individuals make decisions.

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Master in Clinical Psychology

Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 5 - 10 semesters January 2018 Malaysia Cyberjaya + 1 more

This 2 year Master’s programme provides a pathway for specialisation in clinical psychology. Candidates are equipped with the knowledge base and strong clinical skills needed to work as a professional clinical psychologist in many clinical and community settings. [+]

This 2 year Master’s programme provides a pathway for specialisation in clinical psychology. Candidates are equipped with the knowledge base and strong clinical skills needed to work as a professional clinical psychologist in many clinical and community settings.

By the end of the programme candidates will develop expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of a broad range of emotional and behavioural problems.

COURSE STRUCTURE

Year 1

Psychological Behaviour Disorder Psychological Testing & Assessment I Neuropsychology Clinical Research Method Psychological Testing & Assessment II Psychotherapy I Psychotherapy II Research Project I Group Therapy Ethics And Professional Conduct Clinical Practicum I Elective* ... [-]

Master of Psychology (Industrial and Organisational Psychology)

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 48 months October 2018 Malaysia Kampar + 1 more

The Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational processes; and at the same time, impart effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems. [+]

The Master of Psychology (Industrial & Organisational Psychology) programme aims to prepare candidates with knowledge and skills of workplace psychology to manage the fast-changing organisational processes; and at the same time, impart effective human management skills to resolve organisational problems.

The programme will further prepare candidates to undertake high-level research activity and participate in real-life consultancy project in the field of Industrial & Organizational Psychology. The programme provides candidates with the opportunity to develop themselves as effective future leaders and Industrial & Organisational specialists/ psychologists/ consultants/ practitioners/ researchers.... [-]


Master of Professional Counselling

Monash University Malaysia
Campus Full time Part time 2 - 4 years February 2018 Malaysia Selangor + 1 more

The Master of Professional Counselling in Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counselling. [+]

The Master of Professional Counselling in Monash University Malaysia is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counselling. It is taught by academics with extensive experience of working as professional counsellors/psychologists.

This course is designed to prepare you to become registered counsellors in settings such as community mental health, schools, health centers, workplaces, and in private practice. The course is also suitable if you are already working in various professions who may wish to utilise counselling skills in roles such as teaching, social work and human resources.

A distinctive feature of the course is its focus on preparing students to be culturally competent counsellors in Malaysia and the region. This course requires you to undertake 504 hours of clinical placements, including a minimum of 192 hours of client contact. Through these mandatory placements, you have an opportunity to apply theory to practice under supervision in clinical settings.... [-]


Master of Philosophy (Food Studies)

Taylor’s University
Campus Full time Part time 18 - 30 months Open Enrollment Malaysia Subang Jaya + 1 more

The Master of Philosophy (Food Studies) aims to groom graduates into highly qualified professionals who are experts in the field of Food Studies. [+]

Dual recognition and certification by

The Master of Philosophy (Food Studies) aims to groom graduates into highly qualified professionals who are experts in the field of Food Studies. To achieve this, Taylor’s University and University Toulouse Jean Jaurès (UT2J) have designed a comprehensive curriculum which encompasses research skills, anthropology and sociology of food, understanding of the different food cultures, food trends and business outlook, socio-political issues on food nutrition and public health and much more.

Programme Advantage

The only Malaysian university with a ‘Chair of Food Studies: Food, Cultures and Health’ – Prof. Dr. Jean Pierre Poulain. He maintains an emphasis in food studies, contributes to academic programmes and provides advice to students and faculty members. A French socio-anthropologist, Prof. Dr. Poulain has a long and successful career in the field of food studies and hospitality education in both academic and international life. He has published numerous books, book chapters and articles, as well as actively delivered keynote and conference presentations around the world on topics such as food sociology, food heritage and tourism practices. The only Food Studies programme to offer Global Field Research Programme (GRP) which provides the opportunity for conducting fieldwork abroad. Students have the exciting opportunity to conduct research work for their thesis abroad if it is focused on a food-related topic specific to a particular country for 3 – 6 months. Choose from an international network of partner universities for research in countries such as France, Spain, Italy, Hong Kong and Japan. This will... [-]

Master of Applied Psychology in Coaching

HELP University
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years Open Enrollment Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

With its unique but powerful blend of psychological principles and coaching skills, this program will help develop coaches with the ability to understand people and help them reach their full potential in a powerful and structured way. [+]

Developing World Class Coaches

With its unique but powerful blend of psychological principles and coaching skills, this program will help develop coaches with the ability to understand people and help them reach their full potential in a powerful and structured way.

What Does A Professional Coach do?

"Coaches partner with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential" – ICF.

In essence Coaching is about helping people to attain higher level of performance so that they can succeed in any area, be it in their life success, in their relationship with people, in getting the most of their careers or in becoming a better performer, etc.... [-]


Master of Managerial Psychology

HELP University
Campus Part time 18 - 36 months Open Enrollment Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The Master of Managerial Psychology program applies psychological principles to the practice and discipline of people management. [+]

The Master of Managerial Psychology program applies psychological principles to the practice and discipline of people management. This program is designed specifically for leaders, general managers and human resource managers as well as trainers, consultants and corporate coaches.

This program is designed to suit the needs of working adults. All lectures and tutorials are scheduled on weeknights and on Saturdays.

Entry Requirements :

A basic undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 2.5.

The Master of Managerial Psychology course comprises of 12 modules. Students are required to enroll for the 6 compulsory units, and choose 6 out of the 8 electives offered. Students who do not have a prior degree in Psychology will be required to complete one pre-requisite subject during the course of the program.... [-]


Master of Social Sciences

Asia e University
Campus or Online Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

The MSS (By Research) programme is specifically designed to meet the needs of postgraduate students who intend to specialise in the area of social sciences. [+]

The MSS (By Research) programme is specificaly designed to meet the needs of postgraduate students who intend to specialise in the area of social sciences. This blended learning programme is targeted to individuals keen on advanced research and academic pursuits at educational institutions, as well as those who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in these areas. This programme is offered  by Asia e University, a multinational and dual mode university recognised by 32 member countries of the Asia Corporation Dialoque (ACD).

Learning Objectives

1. Enhance students' practical knowledge and ability to solve current issues and problems faced by contemporary Asian society in any field of social sciences. ... [-]