Master of Counselling

Master of Counselling (R-DL/762/7/0002 (MQA/FA0155) 01/21)

Programme Synopsis

The Master of Counselling (MC) degree is designed to meet the needs of those who interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in the area of counselling. MC programme is also aimed to produce graduates with professional skills and knowledge in counselling and to train more qualified counsellors according to the standard and requirement of Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM).

Additional info:

  • Master of Counselling is accredited under the National Accreditation Board of Malaysia issued by Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA) (MQA/FA0155).
  • Master of Counselling meets the Malaysia Board of Counsellor (LKM) Accreditation Criteria:-
    • 13 subjects are conducted on 42 hours face-to-face seminars
    • 2 subjects involved Practicum and Internship
    • Fulfill the requirement hours for Practicum (240 hours) and Internship (504 hours).
  • Graduates are eligible to apply for the license as a registered counsellor from Malaysia Board of Counselling
    Graduates from Master of Counselling OUM are eligible to apply the licensed as a registered counsellor from Malaysia Board of Counsellor (LKM).
  • Weekend Classes
    All face-to-face seminars are conducted on weekends (Saturday & Sunday).

Programme Director


Name : AP DR FATIMAH YUSOOFF
Tel (Office) : 603 5520 5502
Email : fatimah51@oum.edu.my

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor's degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years of working experience in a related field can be accepted.



Note:
  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if, the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date;
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as prescribed by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).
  Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM4,473 RM4,473
Sem 2 RM4,473 RM2,982
Sem 3 RM4,473 RM2,982
Total RM23,856
* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.


Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.



Note

♦ Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

♦ Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

♦ Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

♦ Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.

University Courses

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
Human Development across the Lifespan 3
Theory of Career Development 3
Techniques and Process in Counselling 3
Multi-cultural Counselling 3
Psychological Testing 3
Group Counselling 3
Basic Statistics and Research Methods 3
Assessment in Counselling 3
Career Counselling and Personnel Development 3
Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychology 3
Practicum Training 3
Internship 6
TOTAL CREDIT 42

Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Basic Research Writing 3
Choose any ONE of the following courses:

1. Family and Marriage Counselling
2. Industrial and Organisational Counselling
3
TOTAL CREDIT 6

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