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Master in Counselling

Offered by: HELP University - Subang Bestari Campus
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Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time & Part Time
Fees (International Student)58,520
FacultyELM Graduate School
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Services
Mode of StudyBy Mixed mode
Course Description

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 as set by the Malaysian Board of Counsellors.



  • 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
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 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.
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Career Prospects
  • Mental Health Counsellor
  • Counsellor
  • Psychotherapist
  • School Counsellor
  • Substance Abuse Counsellor
  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Family therapy
  • Social Worker
  • Career Counsellor
  • Victim Advocate
  • Health Educator
  • Clinical Counsellor
  • Crisis Counsellor

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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