HELP Damansara

Level of Study:

Faculty of Behavioral Sciences

Course Code:
KPT/JPS (R/762/7/0018) (A6678) 01/21

About this course

The Masters in Counseling programme 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.

Total Course Fees

Contact us to get the full fee structure.

Subject Listing

  • MC-501 – Human Development Across The Lifespan
  • MC-502 – Social Diversity and Multicultural Counselling
  • MC-503 – Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • MC-504 – Theory and Practice of Career Counselling
  • MC-505 – Techniques and the Process of Counselling
  • MC-506 – Research Methods and Statistics
  • MC-507 – Group Process
  • MC-608 – Testing and Assessment
  • MC-609 – Career Information and Career Development
  • MC-610 – Marital and Family Counselling
  • MC-611 – Assessment of Individuals and Groups
  • MC-612 – Issues and Ethics in the Helping Profession
  • MC-613 – Counselling Practicum
  • MC-714 – Research Project
  • MC-715 – Counselling Internship
  • This programme is designed to suit the needs of working adults 
  • Part time
    All lectures are scheduled on 2-3 weekday nights, Monday and/or Wednesday and/or Friday
  • Full time
    Subject to availability


  • Examination (40-60%)
  • Course Work (40-60%)


  • High Distinction (HD
    85 – 100 marks
  • Distinction (D)
    75 – 85 marks
  • Credit (CR)
    65 – 74 marks
  • Pass (PS)
    60 – 64 marks
  • Fail (FL)
    0 – 59 marks
Note: Sequence of subjects may vary from intake to intake

Entry Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years’ study in any discipline from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent preferably but not necessarily with industry experience. Those with a lower CGPA but with a minimum of 5 years’ working experience are also admissible.

  • For international candidates, English Proficiency in terms of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is requirement for course commencement.

Application Process

There is no online application for this program. For interested applicants, please contact the Counselling Unit directly at 03-2711 1112 to find out more about the application process as there are specific document requirements.

Why Psychology @ HELP?

  • Largest Asian Undergraduate Psychology Programme
  • Distinguished Academics
  • Strong Research Culture