WP04 - Bachelor of Counselling with Honours

The programme of study is broadly designed to include formal classes and extensive supervised practicum and internship experiences leading to postgraduate programmes. The curriculum includes courses from the departments of Counselling; Cognitive Science; Human Resource and Language. Elective courses are also available through other faculty in the university. Counselling programme is open to individuals who want to pursue their study in helping environment. In addition to the teaching faculty, a large number of outstanding professionals around Malaysia, participate in the training programs. Internship sites are available on and off campus. They include public and private agencies serving counselling to their employees such as community-based counselling centres and mental health agencies. Accreditation : Full programme accreditation continues to be a priority with the Department of Counselling. As a result, graduates of the counselling programme have the opportunity to become fully certified and licensed in their fields after graduation. The BSc (Hons.) in Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development is fully accredited by the Malaysian Counsellor Board (Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia). The degree programmed earned full Malaysian Counsellor Board accreditation on its first application in 2001 and, to this day, continues full accreditation status.

This multidisciplinary programme aims to produce students with extensive knowledge in multimedia computing technology. They will also be equipped with the capability in developing various multimedia applications and tools. The student will also learn various skills such as critical and creative thinking.

Career Prospects

What sort of career would I have? Knowledge and professional skills in our counselling programme could be important in a wide range of careers in contemporary and innovative world; such as counsellor, school counsellor, social services officer, administrative officer, welfare officer, human resource officer and counselling service consultation as well as work in information and communication technologies (ICT).

A. University's Minimum Entry Requirements

The minimum requirements for entry into most undergraduate programmes are as follows:

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

AND

A good pass in the Sijil Tinggi Peperiksaan Malaysia (STPM) with a minimum of:

  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in Pengajian Am; AND
  • Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) other subjects,

OR

A good pass in Sijil Matrikulasi KPM/Asasi Sains UM/ Asasi UiTM with a minimum

  • CGPA of 2.00

OR

A recognised Diploma in relevant fields

AND

Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

  • At least Band 1

Good pass in the Sijil Peperiksaan Malaysia (SPM) with a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credits in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper and a pass in Sejarah subject (for SPM 2013 and above) in Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

Notes:

  1. Entry requirements into professional courses such as Medicine and Engineering are generally much higher. In addition there are also specific requirements for entry into certain programmes. Further details can be obtained from the relevant faculties.
  2. For foreign students, the general requirement is a good pass in A level, Matriculation, Higher School Certificates or other equivalent pre-university examinations. Malaysian Government Policy states that admission into certain degree programmes are restricted to local students only.

B. Special Requirements for Enrolment

Science Stream

  • To get at least a C Grade (NGMP 2.00) in STPM Level in any two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Mathematics M
  • Mathematics T
  • Any one(1) of other subjects
  • AND
  • To get at least a pass with E Grade in SPM Level for below subjects:
  • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

Arts Stream

  • To get at least a C Grade (NGMP 2.00) in STPM Level in any two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Sejarah
  • Geografi
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengajian Perniagaan
  • Perakaunan
  • AND
  • To get at least a pass with E Grade in SPM Level for below subjects:
  • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

Science Stream

  • Possessing a Diploma in the relevant field or any other qualifications endorsed by the UNIMAS Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • AND
  • To provide Academic Transcript from First Year till Final Semester.
  • OR
  • To get at least a credit with C Grade in STPM Level in any two(2) of the subjects below:
  • Mathematics M
  • Mathematics T
  • Any one(1) of other subjects
  • OR
  • To get at least C Grade (2.00) in Matriculation/Asasi Level in any two(2) of the subjects below:
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Physic/Engineering Physic
  • Computer Sciene/Engineering Computing
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry/Civil Engineering Studies/Mechanical Engineering Studies/Electrical and Electronic Engineering Studies
  • AND
  • To get at least a pass with E Grade in SPM Level for below subjects:
  • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

Arts Stream

  • Possessing a Diploma in the relevant field or any other qualifications endorsed by the UNIMAS Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.00
  • AND
  • To provide Academic Transcript from First Year till Final Semester.
  • OR
  • To get at least a credit with C Grade in STPM Level in any two(2) of the subjects below:
  • Sejarah
  • Geografi
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengajian Perniagaan
  • Perakaunan
  • OR
  • To get at least C Grade (2.00) in Matriculation/Asasi Level in any two(2) of the subjects below:
  • Mathematics
  • Perakaunan
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan
  • AND
  • To get at least a pass with E Grade in SPM Level for below subjects:
  • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

Science/Engineering/Technical Stream

  • To get at least a C Grade (NGMP 2.00) in Matriculation/Asasi Level in two(2) of the following subjects:
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry/Engineering Chemistry
  • Physic/Engineering Physics
  • Computer Sciene/Engineering Computing
  • Civil Engineering Studies/Mechanical Engineering Studies/Electrical and Electronic Engineering Studies
  • AND
  • To get at least a pass with E Grade in SPM Level for below subject:
  • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

Accounting Stream

  • To get at least a C Grade (NGMP 2.00) in Matriculation/Asasi Level in two(2) of the following subjects:
  • Mathematics
  • Akaun
  • Ekonomi
  • Pengurusan Perniagaan
  • AND
  • To get at least a pass with E Grade in SPM Level for below subject:
  • Mathematics/Additional Mathematics
  • Bahasa Inggeris

Interested applicants should have successfully completed a minimum of 12 years of primary and secondary schools with a Higher School Certificate (HSC) qualification or its equivalents. In addition, students who have obtained a high school/college diploma or its equivalent may also apply

International students who wish to enroll in undergraduate programmes at UNIMAS are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements as listed below:

  • IELTS (International English Language Testing Scheme) score of 5.5 or
  • TOEFL (test of English as a Foreign Language) score of 550 or
  • CBT (computer-based TOEFL) score of 230 or
  • IBT (internet-based TOEFL) minimum score of 80 or
  • English Language requirement may be satisfied for applicants who have successfully completed full time secondary or tertiary studies or equivalent qualification where the language of instruction and assessment was in English. Academic transcript and an official letter from the institution certifying that English was the medium of instruction and assessment must be provided.

Students without the required level of English but meet the requirement for undergraduate studies will be given a conditional offer of undergraduate study and are required to enroll in the Intensive English Language Programme offered by the Faculty of Language Studies and Communication Studies, UNIMAS. Students who pass the Intensive English Language Programme can pursue their full-time undergraduate study at UNIMAS. For information about the Intensive English Language Programme, please email Dr Collin Jerome at jcollin@unimas.my or Ms Ivy at info@iad.unimas.my

To be updated soon.
For further information, please contact:
Dr Surena bt Sabil
Deputy Dean (Undergraduate & Student Development),
Faculty of Cognitive Science & Human Development (FCSHD),
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300 Kota Samarahan,
Tel : +(60-82) 582817
Fax : +(60-82)
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