Course Details

The Masters in Counseling program covers all the main areas of study required of a professional counsellor. It addresses issues in social psychology, developmental psychology, the helping relationship, testing and assessment, group work, research methodology, ethics in the helping profession, career guidance and development, and practical work. The curriculum is also structured according to the requirements of the Standards and Requirements of Training for Counsellors 2003-2010 as set by the Malaysian Board of Counsellors.

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  • Techniques & the Process of Counseling
  • Social Diversity and Culture
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Group Process
  • Theories of Counseliing
  • Research Methods & Statistics
  • Career Information and Career Development
  • Testing & Assessment
  • Marital & Family Counselling
  • Theory and Practice of Career Counselling
  • Analysis of Individuals & Groups
  • Issues & Ethics in Counseling
  • Counselling Practicum
  • Thesis Writing
  • Counseling Internship


Examination – 40% – 60%
Course Work – 40% – 60%

Degree in psychology or in any related field from a recognised university / professional qualifications from a recognised examining body with a CGPA of 2.5 over 4.

One intake per year, next intake commencing in January 2015. Application deadline is on 1 September 2014 (5pm).