Bachelor of Guidance and Counselling (Hons)

Bachelor Degree
12 Semesters / 4 Years
Petaling Jaya (Main)
100% PTPTN Available
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RM 938.00per
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RM 45,000.00 total fee
Price listed above is applicable to local students only

Why this course

Bachelor of Guidance and Counselling (Hons) is a unique programme designed where students learn to read and understand human psyche and the different counselling techniques that can be applied. This programme aims to equip students with a variety of guiding and counselling skills and the knowledge needed to work within a broad range of the helping professions. It integrates innovative approaches to prepare students to become a skilled, competent and reflective practitioners

Bachelor of Guidance and Counselling (Hons) is a unique programme designed where students learn to read and understand human psyche and the different counselling techniques that can be applied. This programme aims to equip students with a variety of guiding and counselling skills and the knowledge needed to work within a broad range of the helping professions. It integrates innovative approaches to prepare students to become a skilled, competent and reflective practitioners

Price listed above is applicable to local students only
MOHE/MQA:
[R2/762/6/0006(MQA/FA 1744)04/29]

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Course information

Local Students

Programme Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor’s Programme:

  • A pass in STPM or its equivalent, with a minimum of Grade C (GPA 2.00) in any two (2) subjects; OR
  • A pass in STAM with a minimum grade of Jayyid ; OR
  • A pass UEC with minimum Grade B in five (5) subjects; OR
  • Matriculation/Foundation or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • A Diploma or its equivalent, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Pass Diploma Kemahiran Malaysia (DKM)/ Diploma Lanjutan Kemahiran Malaysia (DLKM)/ Diploma Vokasional Malaysia (DVM) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 in relevant field subject to the approval of the Senate a credit in English at SPM or its equivalent and MUST attend bridging courses;​ OR
  • Pass DKM/ DLKM/ DVM with at least CGPA 2.00 AND have at least two (2) years of work experience in the relevant field and MUST attend bridging courses; OR
  • Entry requirements for admission into the Bachelor’s program (level 6, MQF) through APEL as approved by the Ministry of Education (MOHE). Applicants must be / have:​
    • A Malaysian citizen; and
    • The candidate should be more than 21 years of age in the year of application;​
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; and
    • Pass the APEL Assessment​

Language Requirements

International students
  • Minimum score of 5.0 for IELTS; OR
  • Minimum score of 42 for TOEFL; OR
    its equivalent.
Local students
  • Exempted from University English Courses:
    • Distinction in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 4, 5 and 6
    • A Pass in English Course at a previous institution
  • Required to take English Preparatory 2:
    • Credit in SPM / SPMV English
    • MUET Band 1, 2 and 3
  • Required to take both English Preparatory 1 and 2:
    • No credit in SPM / SPMV English

Programme Core Modules

  • Human Resource Management
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Fundamentals of Guidance and Counselling
  • Theories of Counselling
  • Psychology of Work
  • Individual Counselling
  • Theories of Personality
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Family Counselling
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Counselling Techniques
  • Social Psychology
  • Consultation in Counselling
  • Career Guidance
  • Group Counselling
  • Fundamentals of Groupwork
  • Career Counselling
  • Ethics in Counselling
  • Assessment and Evaluation in Counselling
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodsin Counselling
  • Management of Guidance and Counselling Unit
  • Counselling Practicum (Classroom Industry)
  • Project Paper in Counselling
  • Counselling Internship

Faculty Core Modules

  • Interpersonal and Communicational Skills forSocial Sciences
  • Psychosociology for Social Sciences
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Research Methods for Social Sciences
University Core
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Business Communication
MPU Modules
  • Falsafah dan Isu Semasa / Philosophy and Current Issues (Int)
  • Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban / Bahasa Melayu Komunikasi 2 (Int)
  • Design Thinking / Bahasa Kebangsaan A
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Recreational Event Planning
  • Rehabilitation Advisor
  • Genetic Counsellor
  • Crisis Counsellor
  • Financial Counsellor Officer
  • Academician
  • Substance Counsellor
  • Vocational Rehab Counsellor
  • Education Advisor
  • Corporate HR Counsellor
  • Community Counsellor
  • Trainer / Corporate Motivator

The Programme Learning Outcomes (PLO) of this programme is to prepare graduates who are able to:

  1. Understanding the milestones of human development via personality, growth and other characteristics.
  2. Identifiable through unusual patterns of behaviour, emotion and thought, which may precipitate mental disorders.
  3. Analysing client issues while understanding key concepts and the therapeutic processes and procedures available.
  4. Learn to communicate effectively and develop a good working attitude; learn how to cope between work, family and personal life.
  5. Understanding the psychological practice concepts, measuring consultation efficiency and its application in various settings.

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