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The Bachelor of Counselling (Hons.) aims to produce counsellors who are capable of providing the best counselling services to community members in need, including individuals, groups, couples, families, mentor and more. The Bachelor of Counselling program is the cornerstone of developing competent counsellors. The program is designed in accordance with the requirements of the Counsellors Act 1988. A competent counsellor is defined as a counsellor who meets the requirements of professional counselling training as prescribed by the Malaysian Board of Counsellors (LKM). This healthy development is in line with the government’s efforts to increase the number of trained counsellors as gazetted in the Counsellors Act 1998.

A. PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES

The program emphasizes counselling skills in individual and group sessions. The mastery of effective counselling skills enables the counsellor to perform better counselling services and thus provide a therapeutic effect to clients. The counselling service offered by the counsellor is based on the ethical principles of supporting services.

B. ADMISSION CRITERIA

University’s General Admission Requirements

i. Passed SPM/equivalent.

ii. Passed Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia with a credit at SPM level/ equivalent.

iii. Earned at least Level 1 (Band 1) in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

iv. Passed STPM examination with at least a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in General Studies/General Paper, and a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in two (2) other subjects.

or Possess a diploma or other qualifications accredited by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate.

or Passed the Ministry of Education’s Matriculation/Universiti Malaya’s Pre-University Science Programme with a CGPA of at least 2.00.

Programme’s Specific Requirements

i) Minimum qualifications for STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University candidates:

a) Acquired a grade of B- (GPA 2.67) in any of the following two subjects at STPM/ Matriculation/Pre-University level:

Bahasa Malaysia/ Kesusasteraan Melayu/ Literature in English
Bahasa Cina/ Bahasa Tamil/ Bahasa Arab
Syariah/ Usuluddin
History
Geography
Mathematic
Economy
Business Studies / Business Management
Accounting
Sports Science

b) A credit in Mathematics at SPM level or a grade of C (GPA 2.00) in Mathematics at STPM/Matriculation/Pre-University level.

c) Passed English at SPM level.

b) Equivalent Qualifications:

Diploma in related discipline from accredited institution.