Master Of Science Counselling (MSc)

Development and is aimed to produce registered counsellors with:

  • Competence in handling issues relating to individuals, organisations, families and communities.
  • Professional, ethical and scientific thinking to improve quality of life and productivity in a variety of environments.
  • Cultural practice through role helping and volunteering as a counselor, manager, consultant, mentor, coach and mediator.
  • A tendency to engage in research-related problems in a variety of environments.

The curriculum is aligned with the Standards and Requirements of Training for Counsellors (2011) as set by the Lembaga Kaunselor (Malaysia).


The MSc Counselling programme starts in September every year. Application is open throughout the year and can be done online via: 


Year 1 Semester 1

  • KMC 6013 Advanced Counselling Theories
  • KMC 6023 Personality and Individual Differences
  • KMC 6033 Counselling Ethics and Professional Development

Year 1 Semester 3

  • KMC 6083 Group Facilitation and Counselling

Year 2 Semester 2

  • KMC 6123 Instrument Development for Counselling
  • KMC 6136 Research Project
  • KMC 6063 Practicum

Year 1 Semester 2

  • KMC 6043 Individual Counselling: Techniques and Applications
  • KMC 6053 Counselling Assesment
  • KMC 6073 Career Counselling

Year 2 Semester 1

  • KMC 6093 Research Design in Counselling
  • KMC 6103 Multicultural, Diversities and Difference
  • KMC 6113 Career Development

Year 2 Semester 3

  • KMC 6146 Internship


Malaysian student RM19,312.00
International student RM27,592.00

Fees include administrative, tuition and course materials for the duration of the programme. Further payment will be required if the students extend their studies.


Dr Azzahrah binti Annuar

Programme Coordinator (via Coursework)
Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS)
94300 Kota Samarahan
Sarawak, Malaysia
Tel : +(60-82) 581528 /+(60-82) 591562
Email: aazzahrah@unimas.my
Website: http://www.fchsd.unimas.my
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak,
94300, Kota Samarahan,
Sarawak, Malaysia
Email : corporate@unimas.my
Tel : +60 82 58 1000

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