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Bachelor Of Counselling (Honours)   APPLY

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 4 years (8 semesters)
  Intake
  Tution Fees N/A

In line with the saying “Religion is advice giving”, the counselling program was introduced with the aim to help society in combating mental health issues in accordance to Islamic principles and teachings. Specifically, it refers to the collaborative effort between a counsellor and client in seeking cognitive and behavioral change.

This program began its first enrolment in the year 2001/2005. The purpose of this program is to produce competent counsellors who have the proper counselling knowledge, skills, techniques and training in accordance to the Board of Counsellors Malaysia (Act 580).

The eight main areas of the counselling program:

  1. Understanding and applying psychological testing and measurement to individuals and groups to individuals (Measurement).
  2. Understanding group dynamics, theory, and skills and applying it in group counselling practice (Group Work).
  3. Understanding and applying career development in counselling (Career Development).
  4. Understanding about human and lifespan development (Human and Lifespan Development).
  5. Understanding and applying basic helping skills in the counselling process (Helping Skills).
  6. Understanding the professional practice including the history, role, structure, ethics, law, certification, licensure, and accreditation (Professional Identity).
  7. Understanding the different cultural contexts in the helping profession and applying it in a multicultural society (Multicultural).
  8. Understanding about research, analysis, statistical analysis, and assessment (Research and Assessment).

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

MALAYSIAN STUDENTS

  • STPM

SPM
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with credits in Bahasa Melayu / Bahasa Malaysia and graduated in the subjects of history beginning in 2013. Credit in Bahasa Malaysia / Malay language paper in July disregarded;

AND

STPM
Passed the Malaysian Higher School Certificate Examination (STPM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 with GRADE C in 3 subjects including General Studies;

AND

MUET
Obtained at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) according to the validity period  (5 years)  from the date the test results are issued.

  • STAM

SPM
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with credits in Bahasa Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu and graduated in the subjects of history beginning in 2013. Credit in Bahasa Malaysia / Malay language paper in July disregarded;

AND

STAM
Obtained at least the Rank of Jayyid in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) Examination;

AND

MUET
Obtained at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) according to the validity period  (5 years)  from the date the test results are issued.

  • DIPLOMA

SPM
Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with credits in Bahasa Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu and graduated in the subjects of history beginning in 2013. Credit in Bahasa Malaysia / Malay language paper in July disregarded;

AND

DIPLOMA
Has a Diploma IPTA / ILKA / IPTS or other Qualification recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia and approved by the University Senate (special program requirements according to the type of program offered in UA);

AND

MUET
Obtained at least  Level 1 (Band 1)  in the  Malaysia University English Test (MUET)  according to the validity period  (5 years)  from the date the test results are issued.

  • EQUIVALENT QUALIFICATION

SPM
has  Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)  with credits in subjects  in Bahasa Malaysia / Bahasa Melayu  and graduated in the subject  of History from 2013 . Honors  Bahasa Malaysia / Malay language paper in July  disregarded;

AND

STPM
Passed the  STPM examination in 2019 and earlier  by obtaining at least  Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in three (3) subjects including General Studies ;

OR

MATRIKULATION
Matriculation / Foundation in 2019 and earlier  with a minimum  CGPA of 2.00 ;

OR

STAM
STAM in 2018 and earlier  by getting at least  Jayyid Level ;

OR

Pre-U Graduates of Malaysian Sports School / GCE A-Level / International Baccalaureate Diploma / Australian Matriculation (AUSMAT) and other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the  Government of Malaysia  and  approved by the UA Senate .

AND

MUET
Obtained at least  Level 1 (Band 1)  in the  Malaysia University English Test (MUET)  according to the validity period  (5 years)  from the date the test results are issued.

INTERNAIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Senior High School / Senior Secondary School / other equivalent pre-university examinations from government schools (with the period of at least 11 to 12 years of study from primary to higher secondary); OR
  2. General Certificates of Education (GCE) ‘A’ Level / Diploma in related fields or other equivalent pre-university examinations; OR
  3. Any other certificate that is recognized by the senate of the university as equivalent to the above; AND
  4. Specific entry requirements based on programmes; AND
  5. Credit in one (1) Islamic Studies subject at O Level / A Level / equivalent; AND
  6. Fulfilled English Language Proficiency Requirement; AND
  7. Fulfilled Arabic Language Proficiency Requirement.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Applicants shall show evidence of proficiency in ENGLISH LANGUAGE* based on the following criteria:

  • minimum score in Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 437 (PBT)/equivalent; or
  • Band 4 in International English Language Testing System (IELTS); or
  • Band 2 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET); or
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) equivalence; or
  • successfully completed full time secondary or tertiary studies or equivalent qualification where the language of instruction and assessment was in English; or
  • native speakers of English

Applicants shall show evidence of proficiency in ARABIC LANGUAGE based on the following criteria:

  • Credit in Arabic Language at O-Level/equivalent or A-Level/equivalent
  • successfully completed full time secondary or tertiary studies or equivalent qualification where the language of instruction and assessment was in Arabic; or
  • native speaker of Arabic; or
  • pass University Arabic Placement Test (UAPT) conducted by the University

CAREER PROSPECTS

Licensed Professional Counsellor, Psychological Officer, Human Resource Manager, Academician, Researcher, Consultant, Executive Officer, Administrative Officer, Marketing Officer, Entrepreneur

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Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling
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