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Bachelor of Counselling (Hons)

Offered by: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees660/sem
FacultyFaculty of Cognitive Sciences & Human Development
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudySocial Services
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

The programme of study is broadly designed to include formal classes and extensive supervised practicum and internship experiences leading to postgraduate programmes. The curriculum includes courses from the departments of Counselling; Cognitive Science; Human Resource and Language. Elective courses are also available through other faculty in the university. Counselling programme is open to individuals who want to pursue their study in helping environment. In addition to the teaching faculty, a large number of outstanding professionals around Malaysia, participate in the training programs. Internship sites are available on and off campus. They include public and private agencies serving counselling to their employees such as community-based counselling centres and mental health agencies. Accreditation : Full programme accreditation continues to be a priority with the Department of Counselling. As a result, graduates of the counselling programme have the opportunity to become fully certified and licensed in their fields after graduation. The BSc (Hons.) in Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development is fully accredited by the Malaysian Counsellor Board (Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia). The degree programmed earned full Malaysian Counsellor Board accreditation on its first application in 2001 and, to this day, continues full accreditation status.

 

This multidisciplinary programme aims to produce students with extensive knowledge in multimedia computing technology. They will also be equipped with the capability in developing various multimedia applications and tools. The student will also learn various skills such as critical and creative thinking.

Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

 

AND

 

A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am; AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects,

OR

A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi UiTM with a minimum

  • CGPA of 2.00

OR

A recognised Diploma in relevant fields

 

AND

 

Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

  • At least Band 1

 

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

 

 

Notes:

  1. Entry requirements into professional courses such as Medicine and Engineering are generally much higher. In addition there are also specific requirements for entry into certain programmes. Further details can be obtained from the relevant faculties.
  2. For foreign students, the general requirement is a good pass in A level, Matriculation, Higher School Certificates or other equivalent pre-university examinations. Malaysian Government Policy states that admission into certain degree programmes are restricted to local students only.
Career Prospects

What sort of career would I have? Knowledge and professional skills in our counselling programme could be important in a wide range of careers in contemporary and innovative world; such as counsellor, school counsellor, social services officer, administrative officer, welfare officer, human resource officer and counselling service consultation as well as work in information and communication technologies (ICT).

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


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