Master of Science (COUNSELLING)


The MSc Counselling is offered by the Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development and is aimed to produce counsellors with:

  • competence in handling issues relating to individuals, organizations, 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 Masters of Science (Counseling) program covers all the main areas of study required of a professional counsellor. The curriculum is aligned with the Standards and Requirements of Trainings for Counsellors (2011) as set by the Malaysian Board of Counsellors (Lembaga Kaunselor)

Who Should Apply

  • Teachers, Facilitator and Trainers
  • Education officers and Administrations
  • College and Higher Institution Lecturers
  • Professionals who are interested in counselling field

Duration of the Programme

2 years (6 Semesters)

Facilities and Resources

To support your study, the university provides various facilities and resources:

  • Centre for Academic Information System (CAIS)
  • Resources Rooms
  • Computing Facilities
  • Counselling Laboratories