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 March & May
Total Course Fees RM 39,200 (To view complete fee structure, please click HERE)
Medium of Instruction Bilingual (Chinese & English)

Course Introduction

The Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology (MQA/PA4734) are designed as four years degree programme where the students need to complete 123 credits hours in their first three years to prepare themselves for the internship at Year 4 across two trimesters (6 credit hours). With completion of 129 credit hours, the students will be awarded the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology.

The curriculum of this program is designed above and beyond the Ministry of Education Malaysia and Malaysian Board of Counsellor’s Standards and Requirements of Training for Counsellors. Therefore, graduate of this program are eligible for application as registered counsellors (Kaunselor Berdaftar).

This program covers the major fields in psychology, counselling and guidance. Students will be trained in three aspects: Theoretical, Supervised Counselling Practicum and Internship Training. To equip students with the professional knowledge and skills, the program will introduce students with the latest and different perspectives of psychology and counselling theories, counselling skills, interviewing techniques and the development of psychology counselling. According to latest researches in psychology philosophy and counselling approaches, students will learn to deal with psychological and mental health issues, individual/group/family therapies through systematic and scientific assessments, evaluations and appropriate interventions.

Program Features

  1. Teaching in multilingual languages (Major: Chinese and English; Other: Bahasa Malaysia)
  2. Emphasis on localization, integrate local resources, including government agencies and non-profit organizations (NGO).
  3. To develop highly culture sensitivity counsellors; to provide professional and ethical counselling services to various ethnic populations.
  4. Emphasis on different aspects of academic exchange, invite domestic and foreign lectures/teachers and experienced licensed counsellor to lecture and observe.

Programme Modules *

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Guidance and Counselling
  • Career Development & Planning
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Basic Statistics in Psychology Social Psychology
  • Self-awareness and Growth
  • Advanced Statistics in Psychology
  • Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Group Guidance
  • Career Counselling
  • Psychological Testing
  • Group Counselling
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Life Education
  • Personality Theories
  • Crisis Intervention and Counselling
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Helping Process and Skills
  • Counselling Ethics
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Counselling Practicum
  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Research Report
  • Internship in Counselling I
  • Internship in Counselling II
  • Interpersonal Relationships & Commumication
  • Mental Health and Adjustment
  • Sex Education and Guidance
  • Marriage and Family
  • Adolescent Psychology and Counselling
  • The Psychology and Counselling of Aging
  • Intimate Relationships and Counselling
  • Parent Education
  • Application of Technology in Counselling
  • Analysis & Application of Career Information
  • Design and Practice of Group Work
  • Expressive Therapy
  • Sleep Management
  • Family Counselling
  • Brief Counselling
  • English I, II, III

* 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 Student Enrolment Department.

Career Prospects

This is a preparation program for professional registered counsellors. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for counsellor registration 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 sector or non-profit organizations such as community service centres, education setting, learning institutions or counselling centres. Moreover, they also can choose to further their studies in any 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 abroad universities.



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