Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Guidance and Counselling

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR)

Kampar, Perak , Malaysia

Quick Facts


4 years


Full-time, On-campus


Jan, Jun, Oct

Tuition Fees


Course Structure

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • Fundamental Counselling Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • MPU3
  • National Language/Other Languages
  • Personality
  • Professional Ethics in Counselling
  • Research Methods in Behavioral Science
  • Statistical Techniques for Behavioral Science I
  • Theories of Career Development
  • Theory and Practice of Counselling: Psychodynamic and Affective Approaches
  • Career Guidance and Counselling
  • Communicative English
  • English for Social Science
  • Lifespan Development: Adult and Ageing
  • Lifespan Development: Childhood and Adolescent
  • MPU1
  • MPU1
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Psychoeducational Group
  • Psychological Testing in Counselling
  • Statistical Techniques for Behavioral Science II
  • Theory and Practice of Counselling: Cognitive and Behavioral Approaches
  • Abnormal Psychology: Adult and Ageing
  • Counselling Elective I
  • Elective I
  • Group Counselling
  • Mental Health Assessment
  • MPU4
  • Multicultural Counselling Competency
  • Physiological Psychology
  • Project I
  • Project II
  • Psychology of Diversity
  • Sun Zi's Art of War and Business Strategies
  • Theory and Practice of Counselling: Postmodernism and Contemporary Approaches
  • Abnormal Psychology: Childhood and Adolescent
  • Consultation in Counselling
  • Counselling Elective II
  • Counselling Internship
  • Counselling Practicum

Counselling Elective I (Choose 1):

  • Creative Approaches in Counselling
  • Crisis and Trauma Counselling

Counselling Elective II (Choose 1):

  • Community Psychology and Counselling
  • Health and Rehabilitation Counselling

Elective I (Choose 1):

  • Computer Systems and Applications
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Oral Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Public Speaking and Oral Presentation

Entry Requirements

  • STPM: 2 Grade C
  • A Level: 2 Grade D
  • Unified Examination Certificate (UEC): Grade B in 5 subjects
  • South Australian Matriculation (SAM): Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) 70 and Grade B in 2 relevant subjects
  • Canadian Pre-University (CPU): Average of 70% in 2 relevant subjects (and 4 other subjects)
  • Matriculation/Foundation from any Institutions of Higher Learning recognised by the Malaysian Government: Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Diploma (Level 4, KKM) in the relevant field: Minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government; AND
  • All applicants MUST pass personal suitability and readiness interview
  • IELTS: 5.0
  • TOEFL iBT: 42
  • SPM English Language/O Level English Language: Credit
  • MUET: Band 3
  • Cambridge English/Linguaskill: 154
  • UEC English Language: Grade B

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