Diploma in Counselling

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January June November
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,217
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,980

About this course

This programme aims at producing graduates for employment in counselling-related fields and covers various aspects of human behaviours, affections and experiences. This programme is designed to provide students with a platform for building skills and knowledge in the field of counselling. Students learn to appreciate and understand different aspects of counselling skills, theoretical perspectives in psychology and basic management.

Entry Requirements

(1) SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
(2) O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
(3) UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
(4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
i) (1), (2), and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
ii) (1), (2), and (3) must include SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one science subject
iii) (1), (2), and (3) must include SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Psychology I
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Psychology II
  • Theories of Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Leadership Skills
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Vocational & Career Counselling
  • Counselling Methods & Techniques I
  • Counselling Skills
  • Industrial & Organisational Psychology
  • Group Dynamics
  • Ethical and Legal Aspects of Counselling
  • Counselling Methods & Techniques II
  • Methods of Research in Psychology & Counselling
  • Counselling Practicum

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