Master Of Clinical Psychology

January, May and September
Course Duration
Full-time : 2 years (5 semesters)
Course Location
Kuala Lumpur
Course Mode
Approval Code
N/311/7/0112; 05/2024
Accreditation Code


The Master of Clinical Psychology intersects the human mind, brain, behaviour and experience into a cohesive field of psychology that specialises in the understanding, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of psychological dysfunctions of the 21st century. Clinical psychologists work together with other mental health professionals to promote psychological health, as well as prevent and relieve psychological problems.


At UCSI, you will learn from passionate academics committed to their intellectual and empirical research work where the central belief to the practice of clinical psychology is the use of psychological testing and psychotherapy.

This postgraduate degree offers a rich curriculum that will give you exposure to a broad range of psychology-related topics that include child, adolescent and adult clinical psychopathology, neuropsychology, psychopharmacology and psychotherapy theories and techniques.

Get set for exciting pathways in various industries when you join UCSI.

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Entry Requirements

A bachelor's degree of at least 3 years' study in psychology with a minimum 2.75 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) out of 4.00 and in accordance with MQA Program Standards for Psychology.

Shortlisted applicants must pass an interview with members of the selection committee (the selection committee consists of registered clinical psychologists)
  • A high standard of written and oral communication skills (English language)
  • Capacity to relate to a wide range of people from different age, gender, ethnic-racial, cultural, socioeconomic, and vocational backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to sustain high workloads
  • Experience in clinically-related field is an advantage, but not mandatory

The interview serves as the most important entry requirement in determining the goodness-of-fit between the applicants and this programme. Applicants with strong academic qualification may still be rejected if they fail in the interview session.

In addition to the interview, the faculty will also administer a personality test to assess the applicant’s suitability for the programme. Please note that the RM 120 fee for the personality test is non-refundable and will be borne by the applicants.

English Language Requirements

For International Students
Cambridge Linguaskill
Band 6
Band 3.5
Pearson Test

  • The medium of instruction was of the english language for the Bachelor Degree studies.

Courses Offered

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Child & Adolescent Clinical Psychopathology
  • Ethical Practice and Research Approaches
  • Testing and Measurement
  • Psychotherapy 1
Semester 2
  • Adult Clinical Psychopathology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychotherapy 2
  • Research Methodologies and Statistics
Semester 3
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Placement 1 (Internal)
Year 2
Semester 4
  • Clinical Research Project 1
  • Clinical Placement 2 (External)
Semester 5
  • Clinical Research Project 2
  • Clinical Placement 3 (External)
This 2-year programme consists of the following components:
  • Coursework (including assignments and exams)
  • Research project
  • Practical training

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.

Career Opportunities

  • Rehabilitation centres
  • Career Counsellor
  • Organizational Psychologist
  • Rehabilitation Counselor
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Social and community service manager.
  • Counseling Psychologist
  • Hospitals
  • Psychiatric units
  • Community mental health center
  • Social services center
  • Schools and universities
  • Clinical psychologist


Local Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 59,340

International Students

Approximate Total Fees:

RM 68,750

Note: This is an estimated fee, as different countries have different visa processing charges and administrative fees. For more information, kindly refer to your region’s counselor for the detailed fee breakdown.

All information is correct at the time of upload and UCSI University reserves the right to make amendments without prior notice.


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