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Bachelor of Counseling (Hons) #

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
FacultySchool of Social and Economic Development
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Services
Stream RequirementsArts Stream
Course Description

This program involves aspects of theory and counseling skills and its implementation in an organization. The curriculum covers basic theories of counseling and psychotherapy, psychological theory, individual and group counseling, career counseling, materials and industry. The program aims to provide counselors who can act as consultants and motivators who will help workers adapt to the industrial-era environment. The industrialization of the country by the year 2020 is bound to bring about a great deal of physical and emotional change. As such, the role of the organization's counselor in enhancing the country's productivity through a balanced workforce in terms of its emotional state is crucial.

Entry Requirements

General University Requirements


Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) / equivalent with credit in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia or credit in Malay / Bahasa Malaysia July Paper;


Obtain a Diploma or other equivalent equivalent recognized by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the IPTA Senate;


Pass the Malaysian High School Certificate (STPM) examination in 2010 or earlier with at least;

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in General Studies subjects;


  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects;


Pass the Matriculation examination in 2010 or earlier with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;


Earned at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).



Special Needs Program


Bagi calon lepasan Diploma/Setaraf, mendapat sekurang-kurangnya PNGK/CGPA 2.70. Bagi calon lepasan STPM / Matrikulasi / Asasi tahun 2010 atau sebelumnya:-

Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred B- (2.67) dalam mana-mana DUA (2) mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Bahasa Malaysia/Kesusasteraan Melayu/Literature in English
  • Bahasa Cina/Bahasa Tamil/Bahasa Arab
  • Syariah/Usuluddin
  • Sejarah
  • Geografi
  • Mathematics
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengajian Perniagaan / Pengurusan Perniagaan
  • Perakaunan
  • Sains Sukan


Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya Gred C (2.00) pada peringkat STPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Mathematics


Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya kepujian (Gred C) pada peringkat SPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Mathematics


Mendapat sekurang-kurangnya lulus (Gred E) pada peringkat SPM dalam mata pelajaran berikut:

  • Bahasa Inggeris
Career Prospects


  • Government Agencies: Serving as Counselor in the Department of Social Welfare, Department of Women Development, Sergeant Center, Institute of Teaching, Prison, Ministry of Health, Religious Office, Courts, Institutes of Higher Education, Department of Education, Immigration Department, Department of Public Defense, Ministry of Home Affairs, PDRM .
  • Private Agency Serves as a Counselor or Human Resources Officer who manages counseling services such as in the factory, PEMADAM, AIDS Foundation Malaysia, YADIM, Malaysian Charity Center, Women Management Institute, PERTIWI or in private colleges.


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

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