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Bachelor of Counselling and Guidance (Hons) (Full Time / Online Distance Learning)

Offered by: Management & Science University (MSU)
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Exam BodyManagement & Science University
Course Duration4 Yrs
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Fees (International Student)68460/Course
FacultySchool of Education & Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Services
Course Description

A career in counselling revolves around guiding and encouraging individuals to manage changes in their lives in accomplishing mental health, wellness, career and personal goals. The curriculum of the MSU honours degree programme in counselling and guidance factors the realities of local culture and moral values in helping relationships, equipping you for multicultural counselling, drug abuse counselling, and industrial counselling. The emphasis given to your formative and summative assessments and regular feedback from your lecturers will ensure that you have a sound foundation in this discipline. The two practicum experiences in this programme are focused on giving you the most exposure in counselling in various environments ranging from schools to hospitals and organizations.

Year One
  • Child Psychology
  • Personality Theories
  • Issues and Ethics in Counselling
  • Adolescent Psychology
Year Two
  • Theories in Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Assessment and Observation in Counselling
  • Group Counselling
Year Three
  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Drug Abuse Counselling
  • Practicum
Entry Requirements

i. Pass STPM or equivalent with at least:

Pass with Grade C in 3 subjects including General Studies/ General Papers; or
Pass subjects with Grade C in 2 subjects including General Studies/ General Papers and Grade D in other 2 subjects;


ii. Pass A-Level with at least Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in 2 subjects; and

Credits in Mathematics and Science and pass English subject at SPM level;


iii. Pass The South Australian Matriculation (SAM) with at least minimum score of 65-75%;


iv. Pass Canadian Pre-University Programmes (CPU) with at least minimum score of 80% for;


v. Pass STAM (level Jayyid);


vi. Pass UEC with at least Grade B in 5 subjects;


vii. Pass Matriculation/Foundation from any public universities/private universities/institutions which is allowed to offer foundation programs with minimum CGPA of 2.00;


viii. Diploma in related field with minimum CGPA of 2.00;


ix. Any other qualifications recognized as equivalent

Intake Months

February, July & September

Career Prospects
  • Counsellor
  • Welfare or Social Services Officer
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Therapist

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

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