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Entry Requirements

Psychology is a programme that requires serious study and focused attention as it covers a wide variety of advanced subjects on human behaviour.

The academic entry requirements for full offers are shown below.

STPM Average B- (CGPA 2.67 Minimum 2 principals or best 2 subjects)
A-Level CCD/ BC (Minimum 14 points)
Australian Matriculation ATAR 65
Canadian Matriculation 70%
MUFY 240
Sunway Foundation in Arts 65%
UEC Maximum 22 points (5 subjects, excluding Chinese & non-academic subjects)
International Baccalaureate
26, based on 6 subjects

Conditional offers may also be awarded on a case-by-case basis to students who narrowly miss the full entry requirements.


Mathematics and Science Requirements

The BSc (Hons) Psychology requires prospective students to provide evidence of competency in Science and Mathematics subjects. These minimum requirements are:

  • SPM / O-Level / Pre-university: Credit in General Mathematics and Physics or Chemistry or Biology or General Science
  • Independent Chinese Schools: B in Science & Mathematics (Junior Middle 3 Exams)


English Language Requirements

TOEFL 550 (paper-based, 213 computer-based, 80 Internet-based)
MUET Band 5
SPM A1/A2 or A+/A/A-
UEC English B3
O-Level English (1119) B3
Sunway Intensive English Programme
Pass Level 4 with 65% minimum.

Other English requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

English Language Assistance

Sunway University welcomes students who want to work hard and try their best to become professional psychologists. For students who have met all the academic entry requirements but may still have some difficulties with English, additional classes and remedial help in the English language can be arranged through Sunway University's English Language Department.


Other Qualifications

Those who possess other international qualifications and are looking to transfer credits (i.e. diploma or degree) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.