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MASTER OF COUNSELLING

KPT/JPS (N/762/7/0048) (MQA / PA 14223) 11/26

The Master of Counselling programme is designed for those who are passionate to provide mental health care to healthier individual with fewer pathological issues. It aims to produce professional and skilled counsellors who upon graduation will be eligible to apply for the registration and license in counselling in Malaysia under Malaysia's Board of Counsellors (Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia).

The programme is an essential progression pathway for individuals who are passionate about involving themselves in the arena of mental health. The programme is designed to produce Registered and Licensed Counsellors of high ethical standards and competent skills who will be globally competitive both in practice and research.

 

FIRST INTAKE: AUGUST 2022

INTAKES: MARCH & AUGUST

 

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2-year

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Real World

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Programme co-led

by academic and industrial experts

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Emphasises both

research and practical training

WHY MASTER OF COUNSELLING AT TAYLOR'S

Linkages with local and international bodies

Students are able to culminate field experience to engage in counselling activities in various settings under industry leading expert's supervision.

IN-CAMPUS PSYCHOLOGY CENTRE FOR REAL-WORLD LEARNING

Well set-up facilities and access to various psychological assessment tools for internal clinical practicum.

Holistic learning on both therapeutic expertise and entrepreneurial development

Graduates can work as a Scientist (researcher or academician) or Practitioner (Registered and Licensed Counsellor) through the teaching from experienced academic and industrial experts.

In-house research lab equipped with latest cutting-edge technology

Students conduct research in an in-house research lab equipped with cutting-edge technology (e.g. emotional micro-tracking, eye tracking machine and 360-degree video recording).

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

The programme structure is designed to comply to the standards and guidelines as set by Malaysia's Board of Counsellors (Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia, LKM). It focuses on preparing its graduates to be professional qualified and competent counsellors with expertise in client assessment and management, career counselling, psychotherapy and intervention, counselling research and management of life issues and therapy centres.

STRUCTURE

Core Modules

Practicum

Research Project 

Internship 

DURATION

Full Time:

2 years

Part Time:

3 years

Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent preferably but not necessarily with relevant industry experience.

Those with CGPA between 2.00 to 2.49 but with a minimum of 5 years’ relevant working experience are also admissible.

For international students: IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 500 paper based or 213 for computer-based (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination.

For Malaysian students (if their undergraduate or postgraduate degree qualifications [whichever more recent] were done outside of Malaysia, and were not undertaken in the English language): IELTS 5.0 / TOEFL 500 paper based or 213 for computer-based (May join IEN preparatory course and achieve the IELTS score) The validity of the IELTS or equivalent is within 2 years from the date of the examination. 

All candidates who fulfill the above requirements must pass Candidate Selection Interview to ensure comprehension of English language and the basic psychological wellbeing suitability of the candidate for the role as a Counsellor.

Future Careers

When you’ve successfully completed this programme, you could advance to any of these exciting careers, including:

*Note: Graduates can work in the government sector (hospitals, universities, and clinics), private sector (hospitals, universities, corporate companies, clinics, and centres), and Non-Governmental Organisations.

Fees and Scholarships

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 40,008

(Full-time)
 

Approximate Total Fees
(Local Students):

RM 40,008

(Part-time)

Approximate Total Fees
(International Students):

USD 13,632

(Full-time)

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* Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.

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