School of Health Sciences

Outstanding Alumni

Mohammad Rahim Kamaluddin


Mohammad Rahim Kamaluddin, Dr.

1. Full name, name of the programme, year of graduation

Mohammad Rahim Kamaluddin, Forensic Science, 2011

2. What is your career? Please explain about more your career.

Senior Lecturer (Criminology) in School of Psychology and Human Development, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Involves in teaching, consultation, supervision, research, and community engagements.

3. What sparked your interest to join the field of your dreams

Crime rates in Malaysia and gruesome crimes that taking place in our country! – made me to become a criminologist in order to explore the minds of criminals as well as their modus operandi.

4. What was the most memorable (positive) memory while studying there?

I studied from 2007 – 2011 (undergraduate) and 2011 – 2015 (PhD) in this school. So many positive memories but getting a chancellor gold medal and royal excellence award (2011) is one of the best memory that I can highlight here.

5. What was the most interesting subject and why?

Criminology and forensic psychology. Actually I love all the subjects! The reason why I found criminology and forensic psychology as the two most interesting courses is because both of the subjects are abstract and subjective in nature – made me more curious to explore about crime and criminals.

6. How the knowledge and experience obtained from the School of Health Sciences helped you now?

The blended teaching and learning methods that offered in PPSK - The theoretical knowledge, fieldworks, PBL, and discussing about real case studies made me to master in this field.

7. What are your advice to current students?

You are very lucky to get a place in PPSK. Study well and contribute something to our PPSK before you leave (graduate)!

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