UNIKOP College has introduce its famous course for students to gain knowledge and skills of a critical approach to criminology and investigations, evaluating theory and evidence accordingly with a particular focus on the needs of the private investigators and related.

Our course has been developed in close conjunction with experienced police investigators. Students will explore the capabilities of detectives and professional investigators in themselves.

Upon completion of this course, students will benefit from developing critical reflection skills on important ethical, legal and practical issues such as verify the authentication signature, analysis altered document, criminal psychology, suspect profiling and others which are the main components the investigation services industry.

  1. Support and encourage the development of knowledge and skills in students of a critical approach to criminology and investigations, evaluating theory and evidence accordingly with a particular focus on the needs of the private investigators.
  2. Develop comprehensive and accumulating ability to utilize a range of analytical, research and transferable skills relevant to the needs of the private investigators.
  3. Enable students to develop an understanding, and skills of analysis, synthesis, creativity, evaluation and its relationship with criminal justice, partnerships with clients and the wider community context.
  4. Ensure that the specialized and diverse skills and knowledge develop by students during the program can be contextualized to wider security and community safety issues and prepare students to be participants in society through an awareness and understanding of crime and crime control in society.


  • Private Security and Investigation Industry in Malaysia
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Principles of Management
  • Introduction to Security Management
  • Pengajian Malaysia 2
  • Basic Communication Skills for Investigators


  • Standards in Investigation Service Delivery 1
  • Bahasa Kebangsaan A or Entrepreneurship Skills
  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Computing Applications
  • Private Investigators-Customers Relationships
  • Principles of Planning and Reporting Investigations


  • Introduction to Comparative Religion
  • English Grammar


  • Standards in Investigation Service Delivery 2
  • Conflict Management
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Interviewing and Support to Victims and Witnesses
  • Searching, Surveillance and Law Enforcement
  • Business Environment


  • White Collar Crime and Work Place Investigation
  • Interviewing Suspects
  • Managing Information for Investigations
  • Retail Security, Loss Prevention and Investigations
  • Citizen’s Arrest, Detaining and Reporting
  • Community Service


  • Starting a Private Investigation Business
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Professional Development for Private Investigators


  • Practical Training
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)Pass English and Mathematics and obtain 3
(three)  credits in other subject

*Other qualifications deemed equivalent by the Government of Malaysia

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Duration of Studies: 

30 Months (7 Semester)

Career Path

  • Police Detective
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Other Enforcement Agencies

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