Master of Education (Guidance & Counseling)

General

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Program Description

Overview

Master of Education (Guidance & Counseling) is a particularly ideal course for those who want to extend their teaching career into the field of guidance and counseling. Advanced counseling and appraisal techniques as well as cross-cultural counseling are some of the subjects that will be useful not only for guidance counselors but for those who work in the human resource sector.

Program Entry Requirements

You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Master's Programme:

  • Bachelor's Degree Education (Hons) / Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Education with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) AND Diploma in Education/ Certificate in Education/ Diploma in Teaching from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) from an institution recognized by the Malaysian government and must have 1 or 2 years working experience in the related field; or
  • Bachelor's Degree (Hons) with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted subject to five (5) year working experience in the related field; or
  • Applicants into the Master’s program (level 7, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 30 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.

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Course Structure

Study Mode & Duration

  • 4 Semesters / 1 + 1/2 Years

Year 1

  • Quantitative Research Methods in Education
  • Advanced Theory of Counselling
  • Psychopathology
  • Counselling Across Culture
  • Qualitative Research Methods in Education
  • Advanced Individual Counselling
  • Career Development Across Lifespan
  • Psychological Testing and Measurement
  • Appraisal Techniques in Guidance and Counselling
  • Professional Ethics in Guidance and Counselling
  • Group Dynamics and Practice

Year 2

  • Advanced Career Counselling
  • Counselling Practicum
  • Research Project
  • Internship in Guidance and Counselling
Last updated Dec 2020

About the School

Established in 1997, UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is a visionary and well-governed institution, known for being the first virtual university in Southeast Asia and one of the pioneering pri ... Read More

Established in 1997, UNITAR International University (UNITAR) is a visionary and well-governed institution, known for being the first virtual university in Southeast Asia and one of the pioneering private universities in Malaysia. Read less
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