School of Psychology and Social Work
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Murnizam Hj. Halik
Visit Our Website: http://www.ums.edu.my/spks
Message from the Dean
Welcome to the School of Psychology and Social Work, or commonly known as SPsiKS, the first school of Psychology in Malaysia.
As Dean of SPsiKS, I would like to welcome you to the School's website. We hope that you will find these pages informative and interesting, whether you are considering applying for admission, looking for information or simply browsing.
The School takes pride in its excellent programs and superior faculty. To date, we offer five different programs with a student population of around 1000 and growing every year. Our school is actively engaged in research and creative activities. Similarly, the School values highly the interaction between student and teacher in the classroom. The school, staff, and administrators who form the backbone of our undergraduate and graduate programs are committed to providing you a rewarding educational experience.
Our School aims to be national leader in providing education and training, advancing an understanding of human behavior. Our commitment is to continue to make significant contributions to our community and society well into the future.
Visit us in person or on the Web. We will enjoy talking to you, and you might discover that much of what is valuable in life is to be found in the School of Psychology and Social Work. Personally, I look forward to seeing you here on campus.
School of Psychology and Social Work (SPKS) was established in 1997 to provide skilled human resources and professionals to meet national challenges and overcome the growing social problem. School program combines disciplines from Psychology and Social Work, where social work and counseling are more focused on prevention and problem solving skills for graduates and to address social problem.
In addition, all of this mutual complement and discipline are perfected each others so that it capable of producing graduates who are skilled and competent as a planner, administrators, researchers, managers, social workers and professional counselors who are creative, dynamic and skilled and competent to meet the needs of developing countries.
SPKS have the following goals:
Produce psychologists who are trained and qualified as administrator for the community, for social treatment and other tasks for the benefit of society.
- Produce graduates who are recognized by the profession of psychology, counseling and social work
- Produce graduates that are recodnized by the profession of Psychology, counseling, and social work.
- Provide freedom of creativity among students and through case studies and research projects in psychology, community development and counseling appropriate to the circumstances and demands of local communities
- Maintain excellence and make UMS a leading institutions in education, training and research in psychology, community development and counseling
School of Psychology and Social Work, University Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, MALAYSIA.
+6088-320000 ext. 8011, 8143, 8145, 8833 +6088-320101