Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology


HELP Subang 2

Level of Study



3 years (full-time). Full-time enrollment is encouraged, but part-time options for both programs are available, subject to further discussion.


January, May-August, October-December

Course Code

KPT/JPS (N/311/8/0109) (MQA/PA10469) 10/25

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology is designed to provide graduate students with the opportunity to conduct research in different areas of psychology, under the supervision of an experienced academic staff.

This programme aims to provide postgraduate-level training for students, to equip students with the research skills and professional development necessary for teaching and research positions in various industries. Students who have completed 1-year of the MPhil program also have the opportunity to progress into the PhD pathway, subject to further assessment.

Candidates with a master’s degree in psychology or a related area, accepted by the University Senate.

Contact the Department of Psychology at +603-78493000 to get the full fee structure. (Doctor of Philosophy)

The list below covers some broad areas for PhD / MPhil research projects, but is not limited to these areas.

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Comparative Psychology
  • Counselling Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Industrial/Organisational Psychology
  • Neuropsychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Positive Psychology
  • Social Psychology

Why Psychology @ HELP?
  • Largest Asian Undergraduate Psychology Programme
  • Distinguished Academics
  • Strong Research Culture
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