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Master of Counselling (N/762/7/0047) (05/26) (MQA/PA 14274)

Programme Overview:

The Master of Counselling programme at Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) aims to prepare students in becoming competent and ethical counsellors in the counselling profession. Students will acquire advanced knowledge and skills related to counselling while cultivating the core values of becoming professional counsellors. These integrated components are the keys to promote positive therapeutic relationship between professional helpers and the clients in need.

Intake:

January & July

Duration:

Full time (Malaysian & International students) - 2 years

Part time (Malaysian students ONLY) - 3 years

Campus:

KL Main Campus

Taught Courses

    • Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy
    • Human Development Across Lifespan
    • Career Development Theories
    • Multicultural Counselling
    • Techniques and Process in Counselling
    • Career Counselling and Personal Development
    • Assessment in Counselling Services
    • Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods and Analysis in Counselling
    • Group Counselling
    • Professional and Ethical Issues in Counselling
    • Testing and Measurement in Psychology

Elective

  • Research Project

  or any TWO Elective Courses:-     

    • Family and Marriage Counselling
    • Guidance and Counselling in School
    • Industrial and Organisational Counselling
    • Addiction Counselling
    • Crisis Counselling
    • Creative Arts in Counselling

Practicum & Internship

  • Practicum
  • Internship  

Career Prospects

  • Graduates are able to practice in various settings such as schools, counselling centres, hospitals, community centres, non-governmental organisations and corporate organisations.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree (Level 6 MQF) in Counselling or equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 out of 4.00; OR
  • A Bachelor's degree (Level 6 MQF) in any discipline with a minimum CGPA 2.50 out of 4.00 AND related work experience.

Candidates need to undergo an interview and assessment upon request by the Head of Department.

English Language Requirements

Malaysian Students

  • MUET Band 3.5 OR IELTS Band 5.0 OR CEFR High B1 OR TOEFL iBT 40 OR its equivalent; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

International Students

  • IELTS Band 5.0 OR CEFR High B1 OR TOEFL iBT 40 equivalent; OR
  • Exemption of English Language requirement if medium of instruction during Bachelor studies was in English

      

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Programme Fees

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Master of Counselling Brochure

Contact Us


CENTRE FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES AND RESEARCH
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450100
Ext no. 3637, 3725
EMAIL : cpsr@tarc.edu.my

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