Project Description

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).

Kemasukan Biasa
i. Ijazah Sarjana Muda dengan PNGK minimum 2.50 atau yang setara dengannya seperti yang diterima oleh Senat PPT; atau
ii. Ijazah Sarjana Muda atau yang setara dengan tetapi tidak mencapai PNGK 2.50, boleh diterima masuk tertakluk kepada minimum 5 tahun pengalaman bekerja dalam bidang yang relevan.

Normal Entry
i. Bachelor degree or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 as accepted by HEP Senate; or
ii. Bachelor degree or its equivalent with CGPA below 2.50, is acceptable subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in related field.


  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.
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.


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.

Core Courses

Subject Name Credit Hour
Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
Human Development Across The Lifespan 3
Multi-Cultural Counselling 3
Theory of Career Development 3
Career Counselling and Personnel Development 3
Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychology 3
Assessment in Counselling 3
Techniques and Process in Counselling 3
Psychological Testing 3
Group Counselling 3
Basic Statistics and Research Method 3
Practicum 3
Internship 6
Total 42

Elective Courses

Choose any ONE of the following courses:

Subject Name Credit Hour
Family and Marriage Counselling 3
Industrial and Organisational Counselling 3
Total 3


Core Elective

Subject Name Credit Hour
Counselling Research Project 3
Total 3
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