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APPLICATION FORM

ABOUT UNIKOP

UNIKOP College is wholly-owned by The Royal Malaysian Police Cooperation and was established in 1996 and its new Head Quarters located at Multimedia Super Corridor Park in Cyberjaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan. During its 22 years of existence, UNIKOP College has produced over 15,000 qualified, knowledgeable, professional and proactive graduates in various levels and fields.Since 1998, UNIKOP College has been given a full trust from the University of Technology MARA (UITM) to carry out pre-Diploma and Diploma programs in various fields of specialization.

DIPLOMA IN INVESTIGATION & SERVICES

UNIKOP College has introduced its popular 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.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

  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.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

SEMESTER 1

  • 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

SEMESTER 2

  • 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

SEMESTER 3

  • Introduction to Comparative Religion
  • English Grammar

SEMESTER 4

  • 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

SEMESTER 5

  • 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

SEMESTER 6

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

SEMESTER 7

  • Practical Training

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

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
*Duration of Studies: 30 Months (7 Semester)

CAREER PATH

  • Police Detective
  • Fraud Investigator
  • Other Enforcement Agencies

For more details, please download the Program Brochure

Ready for an Exciting Career?