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Master of Counselling

Offered by: Open University Malaysia (OUM)
Exam BodyInternal Postgraduate Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration2 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimePart-Time, Distance Learning ODL
FacultyCluster Education & Social Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyMasters Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Services
Mode of StudyCoursework & Master Project
Course Description

Programme Synopsis

The Master of Counselling (MC) degree is designed to meet the needs of those who interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in the area of counselling. MC programme is also aimed to produce graduates with professional skills and knowledge in counselling and to train more qualified counsellors according to the standard and requirement of Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM).


University Courses

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
Human Development across the Lifespan 3
Theory of Career Development 3
Techniques and Process in Counselling 3
Multi-cultural Counselling 3
Psychological Testing 3
Group Counselling 3
Basic Statistics and Research Methods 3
Assessment in Counselling 3
Career Counselling and Personnel Development 3
Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychology 3
Practicum Training 3
Internship 6


Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Basic Research Writing 3
Choose any ONE of the following courses:

1. Family and Marriage Counselling
2. Industrial and Organisational Counselling
Entry Requirements

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience

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

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