Diploma in Social Science (Counselling)

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,433
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 7,189

About this course

This programme aims at producing graduates for employment in counselling-related fields and covers various aspects of human behaviours, affections and experiences. This programme is designed to provide students with a platform for building skills and knowledge in the field of counselling. Students learn to appreciate and understand different aspects of counselling skills, theoretical perspectives in psychology and basic management.

Entry Requirements

SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
i) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in one mathematics subject
ii) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B in one science subject
iii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Psychology I
  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Psychology II
  • Theories of Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Leadership Skills
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Vocational & Career Counselling
  • Counselling Methods & Techniques I
  • Counselling Skills
  • Industrial & Organisational Psychology
  • Group Dynamics
  • Ethical and Legal Aspects of Counselling
  • Counselling Methods & Techniques II
  • Methods of Research in Psychology & Counselling
  • Counselling Practicum

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