Universiti Malaysia Sabah Fakulti Pendidikan

Universiti Malaysia Sabah Fakulti Pendidikan

Universiti Malaysia Sabah Fakulti Pendidikan,below is Universiti Malaysia Sabah Fakulti Pendidikan

 

Faculty of Psychology and Education produces trained and knowledgeable professionals in education and human development to address behavioral and social problems. To meet the challenging needs of the 21st century, the faculty draws on, integrates, and synergizes fundamental disciplines such as pedagogy, psychology, social work and counseling to produce skilled and competent graduates. Employing a careful mixed of contemporary courses and programs, the faculty aspires to produce highly skilled and competent graduates who are well-balanced in terms of their intellectual, emotional, and spiritual quotients in order to contribute positively to the human capital development and advancement of the country. This goal is in line with UMS’s quest to become a global institution of excellence in education, training and research. To achieve this goal, all entrusted parties must fulfill their duties and responsibilities with sincerity, trust and dedication based upon an excellent work culture.

OBJECTIVES

  1. Produce graduates who are recognised in the fields of psychology, sports science, education, and social work,
  2. Produce graduates who are well equipped with knowledge, skills, and values related to the disciplines of the faculty,
  3. Produce well-trained psychologists, sport science personnel, counsellors, educators, and social workers who are qualified to serve as community leaders, teacher leaders, social nurses and other related professions, and
  4. Cater for the present needs and demands in producing competent and balanced graduates who are globally recognised in their respective disciplines.

GOALS

  1. Carry out research and teaching, publications, conferences, consultations and trainings related to human well-being for all disciplines in the faculty, and
  2. Maintain the excellence and make UMS as a key institution in education, training and research in psychology, education and social work, sport science and community development.

VISION

The Faculty of Psychology and Education (FPP) aims to be innovative and dynamic in thriving for excellence towards the fields of psychology, education, social work, and sports science worldwide.

MISSION

FPP strives toward international recognition for excellence in the fields of psychology, education, social work, and sports science through teaching and learning, research, publication, collaboration, and professional community services to produce well balanced, qualified, competitive, and skilled human capital to fullfil the developmental needs of the community and nation.

 

BACHELOR OF PSYCHOLOGY WITH HONORS

 

INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

This program introduce student to the field of industrial and organizational psychology and problem related to organizational behavior. The focus will be on job stratification and stress, group dynamics, interpersonal communication, employee problems, leadership and power influence, prejudice and organizational discrimination as well as design and organization development.

 

YOUTH AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

This program traces youth development from cognitive, linguistic, social, affective, and moral aspect through various theoretical orientations. Research result will be utilized to show the implications of development process on youth problems in the context of community development. This program discusses planning, implementation, follow-up and monitoring of youth and community programs. Student will also receive practical training in community services at rehabilitation institutions to produce well-informed and experiences graduates in the field of community development. Training are conducted with the co-operation of government and non-government agencies such Department of Social Services, Department of National Unity, NGOs and other related agencies.

 

COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY

This program trains students to be knowledgeable and skilled in the field of counselling. Required courses are philosophy of guidance and counseling, ethics I helping professionals, theories in counselling and psychotherapy, counselling in organization, career development theories, abnormal psychology, group counselling and psychotherapy, pre-practicum class, family counseling or therapy and practicum/internship. The program is generic in nature and does not confined to any particular theory and approach. Students will also learn case management skills, client assessment, report writing, counseling skills, procedures and strategies in handling client’s career, personal and social matters.

This program is a professional preparation for counsellor registration as required in Counsellor Act 1998 (Act 580). Graduates of this program are eligible for registration as registered counsellors.

 

CHILD AND FAMILY PSYCHOLOGY

The program in Child and Family Studies is designed to educate and to equip individual to be professional in dealing with children, parents and families in public and private settings. Children should be studied in the context of their family and community, thus the study of roles of families in the development of child’s emotional, social, cognitive, and personality is imperative. This program represents the efforts of the university and the faculty to enhance collaboration with the community and to respond to the needs of society for professionals to work with children and their family within the community.

 

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK WITH HONORS

 

SOCIAL WORK

The program is designed to prepare students for generic social work practice. In keeping with the generic focus, students are provided with a common body of social work knowledge and skills that is transferable among human services settings, population group and areas. Students have the opportunity to practice actual social work in agency setting through practical training. The aim is to expose them to their practice interests and develop skills in integrating and applying knowledge and theory acquired in academics courses to actual social work situations. The Social Work Program will empower students with strong social work ethics and values, relevant theoretical foundation, and strong practice skills to promote the optimal social functioning of individuals, families, groups, and communities. Student will have preventive and social work knowledge and expertise necessary for building and maintenance of a progressively equitable social environment favorable to all people regardless of race, gender, age, ethnic or national origin disability, political orientation, or sexual orientation.

 

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION WITH HONORS

 

EDUCATION WITH TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (TESL)

This program trains English Language pre-service/in-service teachers for secondary level education. Intake is open to STPM leavers, Matriculation or similar qualification and non-graduate teachers undergoing the Teachers’ Graduate Programmed or Program Pensiswazahan Guru (PPG).

 

SCIENCE WITH EDUCATION

This program trains Science and Mathematics pre-service/in-service teachers for secondary level education. Intake is open to STPM leavers, Matriculation or similar qualification and non-graduate teachers from teacher training colleges undergoing the Teachers’ Graduate Programme or Program Pensiswazahan Guru (PPG). The aim of the program is to develop professional teachers with a Degree in Education in the following courses:

            Major:     Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

            Minor:     Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Mathematics

 

SCIENCE SOCIAL WITH EDUCATION

This program trains Social Science pre-service/in-service teachers for secondary level education. Intake is open to STPM leavers, Matriculation or similar qualification and non-graduate college teachers. The aim of the program is to develop professional teachers with a Degree in Education in the following courses:

            Major:    History, Geography

            Minor:   Geography, History

 

ECONOMY WITH EDUCATION

This program trains Economy pre-service/in-service teachers for secondary level education. Intake is open to STPM leavers, Matriculation or similar qualification and non-graduate college teachers. The aim of the program is to develop professional teachers with a Degree in Education especially Economy. The courses offered are:

            Major:    Economy    

            Minor:    Accountancy, Business Studies

 

BACHELOR OF SPORT SCIENCE

SPORT SCIENCE

This program aims to develop individuals trained in the field of Sport Science. The two specializations are:

    • Sports Management
    • Coaching

Intake is open to STPM leavers, Matriculation or similar qualification and non-graduate college teachers.

The Faculty of Psychology and Education is currently offering the largest and varied postgraduate programs. Our faculty is striving to pioneer postgraduate education as we have a large population of postgraduate students with the strength of nearly over 300 students. The postgraduate study program can be completed through coursework and research.

POSTGRADUATE STUDY (COURSEWORK)
There are two field offered through coursework: –
PSYCHOLOGY

    1. Masters in Psychology (Counseling)
    2. Graduate Diploma in Drug Abuse

EDUCATION

    1. Masters in Education (Education Management)
    2. Masters in Education (TESL)
    3. Masters in Education (Computer in Education)
    4. Masters in Education (Science)
    5. Masters in Education (Health and Physical Education)
    6. Masters in Education (Curriculum Design)

    POSTGRADUATE STUDY (RESEARCH)

    Postgraduate study by research is offered at Masters and Phd either through part-time or full time.
    Students doing research-based studies will be involved in the following area: –
    PSYCHOLOGY AREA

    1.Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Psychology Children and family
    Psychology Counselling
    2. Masters (MPhil.)
    Youth and Community Psychology
    Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Psychology of Children and Families
    Social work
    3. Master of Psychology (Psy.)
    Youth and Community Psychology
    Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    Psychology of Children and Families
    Social work

    EDUCATION AREA

    1. Teacher Education
    2. Curriculum
    3. Education Management
    4. Organization Development in Education
    5. Education Sociology
    6. Education Psychology
    7. Science / Social Science / Economy / English Language Education
    8. Sports Science

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Entry for a Masters program (coursework and research): –
Prospective students should have a Bachelor Degree with Honors, Teaching Diploma or Certificate or Bachelor Degree in Education with Honors for education program and Bachelor Degree in Psychology with Honors or related to any specialization from any institution of higher education recognized by the Senate.
Entry for a Ph.D (research): –
Prospective students should have a Masters Degree related to any specialization from any institution of higher education recognized by the Senate.

CONFERMENT OF DEGREE

Coursework-based students have to complete the courses and pass 40 credit hours including dissertation.

Research-based students need to complete a thesis and pass the internal and external review boards.

DURATION OF STUDY

Coursework (part-time): 2 – 4 years (not exceeding 8 semesters)

CURRICULUM INFORMATION

Students will have to undergo four semesters of coursework-based study at Masters Level. Coursework mode is implemented only during weekends (Saturday and Sunday). Lectures for each course for one semester 2 courses with 4 credits each will be offered for each semester. Students have to complete the course work given and have to sit for examinations each semester. Presentation for dissertation proposal will take place in the third semester and submission of the complete dissertation is in the fourth semester.

SPADA

Introduction
Alcoholism and drug abuse are specialized problems that need to be addressed by personnel with specialized knowledge.  Specifically, these problems call for experts trained in management, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare of drug abuse programs. Universiti Malaysia Sabah offers Master of  Counseling Psychology (Drug Abuse) and  Postgraduate Diploma in Drug Abuse in response to the lack of trained professionals to address the substance abuse crisis occurring in Malaysia.  The program aims to produce expert in the areas of prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and aftercare, as well as management of related services.
This programme is designed to provide personnel with the necessary knowledge and skills to handle administration, education, prevention and treatment of substance abuse programmes. Topics and skills include assessment, treatment planning, motivational interviewing drug abuse counselling, pharmacology of drug, relapse prevention, and community resources. Graduates from this programme will be equipped with knowledge and skill in their respective field of specialization.

Focus Group
Counselors, Psychologist, School Counselors, Prison Officers, Police, Army Officers, Social Workers,  Welfare Officers, NGO personnels  and others involved in drug abuse management, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention and other related services

Courses offered
Master of  Counseling Psychology (Drug Abuse)

This programme is carried out 18 month full time training program with regular classes for 14 weeks which involves 19 courses carrying 60 credit hours. Students are also required to conduct practicum and internship  through placements in government or private institution to apply knowledge and skills that are learned through the coursework.

No

Code

Courses

Credits

Hours

18 Months 3 SEM

Semester 1

1

PK6303

Advanced Theories in Counselling and Psychotherapy

3

X

2

PK6323

Techniques in Counselling and Psychotherapy

3

X

3

PD6013

Drug Pharmacology

3

X

4

PD6033

Religion and Rehabilitation in Malaysia

3

X

5

PK6103

Ethics, Values, Legal and Profesional Practice in Counselling

3

X

6

PK6313

Advanced Group Counselling

3

X

Total Credits Hour

18

Semester 2

7

PD6023

Issues in Drug and rehabilitation in Malaysia

3

X

8

PD6043

Relapse prevention and counselling

3

X

9

PK6213

Statitics in Counselling Research (Elective)

3

X

10

PK6343

Use Of Tests in Counselling

3

X

11

PK6333

Theory and process of Vocational Counselling

3

X

12

PK6353

Psychopathology

3

X

13

PK6503

Practicum

3

X

Total Credits Hour

21

Semester 3

14

PT6123 Psychological Test and Measurement

3

X

15

PT6203 Experimental Research Design

3

X

16

PT6143 Social and individual psychology

3

X

17

PK6133 Career and Personal Development Counselling

3

X

18

PK6403 Marriage and Family Counselling (Elective)

3

X

 

Total Credits Hour

15

Semester 4

19 PKXXX3 Project Paper

3

X

20 PK6506 Internship

6

X

 

Total Credits Hour

9

 

Total Credits Hour (Master)

63

Postgraduate Diploma in Drug Abuse
This programme is carried out 12 month full time training program with regular classes for 14 weeks ( two semester) which involves 13 courses carrying 39 credit hours. Students are also required to conduct practicum  through placements in government or private institution to apply knowledge and skills that are learned through the coursework.

No

Code

Courses

Credits

Hours

18 Months

3 SEM

Semester 1

1

PK6303

Advanced Theories in Counselling and Psychotherapy

3

X

2

PK6323

Techniques in Counselling and Psychotherapy

3

X

3

PD6013

Drug Pharmacology

3

X

4

PD6033

Religion and Rehabilitation in Malaysia

3

X

5

PK6103

Ethics, Values, Legal and Profesional Practice in Counselling

3

X

6

PK6313

Advanced Group Counselling

3

X

Total Credits Hour

18

Semester 2

7

PD6023

Issues in Drug and rehabilitation in Malaysia

3

X

8

PD6043

Relapse prevention and counselling

3

X

9

PK6213

Statitics in Counselling Research (Elective)

3

X

10

PK6343

Use Of Tests in Counselling

3

X

11

PK6333

Theory and process of Vocational Counselling

3

X

12

PK6353

Psychopathology

3

X

13

PK6503

Practicum

3

X

Total Credits Hour

21

Total Credits Hour

39

Tuition Fees

 

RM14,615.00 whole semester
RM626.00 payment is made only once during the study

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BLOCK OF PSYCHOLOGY

Tel       : 6088 – 320000

Ext       : 8142 / 8242 / 8011

Fax      : 6088 – 320101

E-mail : pejfpp@ums.edu.my

ADMINISTRATION OFFICE BLOCK OF EDUCATION

Tel       : 088 – 320000

Ext       : 2208/2508

Fax      : 088 – 320268

E-mail : pejfpp@ums.edu.my

 

WORKING HOURS

MONDAY – THURSDAY        8.00 am – 1.00 pm

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

FRIDAY                                  8.00 am – 11.30 am

2.00 pm – 5.00 pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY         Close

PUBLIC HOLIDAY                  Close

 

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