Masters in Counselling

Campus

HELP Damansara

Level of Study

Postgraduate

Duration

2 years​

Intakes

January every year. For the January 2022 Intake, application deadline is Thursday, 30th September 2021

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.

Applicants must have one of the following entry requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree of at least 3 years’ study in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or equivalent preferred but not necessarily with industry experience.
  • For international candidates, English Proficiency in terms of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is required for course commencement.

RM41,100 (Local fees)

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.

15 SUBJECTS (51 CREDIT HOURS)

  • 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

NOTE THAT CLASSES ARE HELD
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

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