Master of Science (Counseling)

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  • This programme is designed to produce graduates with professional knowledge in counselling, to prepare high quality counsellor to serve in public, private, NGO and community. Furthermore, it also aim to train more qualified counsellor in accordance with standard and requirement of Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia in which they can contribute towards the harmony and well being of the society.
    Upon completion of this programme, graduates are expected to be able to conduct counselling session ethically and professionally based on the model for scientist/ practitioner in counselling, equipped with excellent interviewing skills, assessment, and is able to apply the theory and the principles of counselling. The nature of this programme is coursework based, however graduates will be engaged in research activities in order to increase their expertise to tackle issues in counselling that later would contribute to the development of counselling profession. Apart from that, graduates also need to complete the counselling practicum and internship. The aim is to expose them to the real counselling setting and to gain experiences and to develop skills.
    Master of Science (Counseling) is offered in two modes:
    Coursework
    • Research

    Coordinator:
    Name : Dr. Nabisah Ibrahim
    Tel: +604-928 5716 / 5716
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  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (A) Coursework

    The Master of Science (Counseling) is 52 credit hours which comprises of the following structure:

    Mode of Studies

    Courses

    RESEARCH METHODS AND APPLIED STATISTIC COMPONENT

    (7 CREDIT HOURS)

    • SSMQ5033 Applied Statistic and Computer Application
    • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology
    THEORY OF COUNSELING, PSYCHOTHERAPY, PERSONALITY AND CAREER

    (30 CREDITS)

    • SSKC5113 Theory and Practice of Individual Counseling
    • SSKC5123 Theory and Practice of Group Counseling
    • SSKC5133 Theory and Practice of Family and Marriage Counseling
    • SSKC5213 Applied Career Counseling
    • SSKC5223 Contemporary Career Seminar
    • SSKC5303 Counseling Ethics and Counselor Act 1998 (Act 580)
    • SSYM5223 The Psychology of the Adolescence and the Adult
    • SSYP5113 Psychological Testing and Assessment
    • SSYP5313 Theories of Personality and Psychotherapy
    • SSYS5313 Applied Social Psychology

    RESEARCH PROJECT

    (6 CREDIT HOURS)

    •  SSKC5896 Project Paper
    PRACTICUM AND INTERNSHIP

    (9 CREDIT HOURS)

    • SSKC5983 Counseling Practicum
    • SSKC5996 Internship





  • PROGRAMME STRUCTURE- (B) Research

    Research

    Details

    REQUIREMENTS

    Students are required to:
    • Present and defend the proposed research to a committee;
    •  Present progress reports of research work at colloquiums arranged by the Graduate School or College;
    • Attend a viva session to defend the thesis; and
    •  Submit a final thesis.
    Students without sufficient research skills and knowledge are required to attend and pass the following courses with at least a B grade before being allowed to defend their proposal (i.e. within the first two semesters of their enrolment):
    • SZRZ6014 Research Methodology;
    • SCLE6014 Academic Writing; and/or
    •  Any other course as determined by the supervisor or Academic Committee.







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