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A study of self-esteem among UTAR psychology

Chan, Andrea Huan Wen (2011) A study of self-esteem among UTAR psychology. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    The present study seeks to identify the self-esteem among University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Psychology students in Malaysia. This study was conducted on 100 undergraduate Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology students from Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FAS) in UTAR Kampar campus. The Rosenberg Self Esteem Scale was used to measure the self-esteem among the students. This study showed that students’ with higher academic performance will have a higher self-esteem. This study also found that there was a significant difference between male and female students in their in self-esteem where males were seen to have a higher self-esteem compared to females. Next, students’ from twoparent family were found to a higher self-esteem compared to students’ from single-parent family. Lastly, this study also found that there was a significant positive correlation between parents’ education and students’ self-esteem. As a result, the findings of this study have important implications for students, educators and counsellors where the understanding on self-esteem may broaden their knowledge on others and themselves.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Science > Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Psychology
    Depositing User: Library
    Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2011 15:40
    Last Modified: 13 Aug 2019 23:06
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/277

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