Course Details

Award: Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology (BCP) (N/762/6/0026) (02.12.2016-01.12.2021)
MQA Approval PA4734
Duration 4 years
Intakes February & May
Total Course Fees RM 43,200 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Remark: This fee structure is applicable to Malaysian students only. Fee structure for international students please consult Institute of International Education (IIE), NEUC.
Medium of Instruction Bilingual (Chinese & English)

Course Introduction

Malaysia first private University that offer 4 years of Guidance and Counselling programme.

A double major course that includes Psychology and Counselling, where graduates are eligible to apply professional licensing from Malaysian Board of Counsellor (LKM).

Bachelor of Arts (honours) in Counselling and Psychology is designed as a four years’ degree programme where students are required to do their counselling internship in the final year. Upon completion of 126 credit hours and log book, students will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology.

The curriculum of this program is designed according to the Ministry of Education Malaysia and Malaysian Board of Counsellor’s standards and requirements. Therefore, graduates of this program are eligible to become a registered counsellor.

This program covers the major fields in psychology and counselling. Students will be trained in three aspects: theoretical, supervised counselling practicum and internship training. In order to equip students with the professional knowledge and skills, current program will introduce students with the latest and different perspectives of psychology including counselling theories, counselling skills, interviewing techniques and the development of counselling psychology. Moreover, students will learn to deal with clients with psychological and mental health issues, provide individual/group/family therapies derived from extensively researched interventions, assessments and researches.

Program Features

  1. Current programme will emphasize on counselling theory and its application, using both English and Mandarin as the medium to instruction.
  2. Cultivate culturally sensitive counsellors and provide counselling services to individuals from different ethnic groups.
  3. Students can go to schools, community counselling centres and non-government organizations (NGO) for internships with the purpose of increasing the exposure to the local culture in mental health field.
  4. Emphasize on the academic exchange of knowledge among scholars and professional counsellors in the field; actively organizing research conferences and professional workshops.

Programme Modules *

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Career Development and Planning
  • Basic Statistics in Psychology
  • Group Dynamics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Observation and Counselling Skills
  • Social Psychology
  • Advanced Statistics in Psychology
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Personality Psychology
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Psychology
  • Career Counselling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Group Counselling
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Individual Counselling Laboratory
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Family Counselling
  • Issues and Ethics in the Helping Professions
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Design and Practice of Group Work
  • Counselling Practicum
  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Project Paper I & II
  • Counselling Internship
  • Crisis Intervention and Counselling
  • Brief Counselling
  • Psychology of Death and Dying
  • Counselling for the Elderly
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Applications of Technology in Counselling
  • Counselling Internship

* Selected programme modules

Minimum Entry Requirement

  • STPM with 2 Principal Passes
  • UEC with credits in ANY 5 subjects (Credit: A1-B6)
  • Foundation Programs in New Era University College
  • A-Level with 2 Passes
  • Matriculation/Foundation from other Institutions recognized by Ministry of Education Malaysia
  • Diploma in/not in the relevant field
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Minister of Education Malaysia

*For detailed information on entry requirements, please contact Marketing & Sales Department.

Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme are eligible to apply for professional licensing as a counsellor to widen their career path. They may also find employment in work related to psychology, counselling, social work, or human resource management either in the corporate field or non-profit organizations such as community service centres, education setting, learning institutions or counselling centres. Moreover, they may also choose to further their studies in any Psychology related field (e.g. Clinical Psychology, Criminology Psychology, Educational Psychology etc.) or non-related field (e.g. Master in Business Administration, Management, Human Resource, Anthropology etc.) in other local or universities abroad.



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