UNITAR International University Programme Details

Bachelor of Guidance and Counselling (Hons)
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Bachelor of Guidance and Counselling (Hons) is a course where students learn to read and understand human psyche and the different counselling techniques that can be applied. Graduates acquire skills in guiding, counselling and helping others to develop self-understanding in order to attain better mental wellness.
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme Entry Requirements
You must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for entry to the UNITAR Bachelor's Programme:
  • Pass STPM with a minimum of Grade C (NGMP 2.00) in two (2) subjects; OR
  • Pass STAM with a minimum of Grade Jayyid; OR
  • Pass UEC with a minimum of Grade B in five (5) subjects;  OR
  • Pass Matriculation / Foundation from a recognized IPTA/IPTS/institution, with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;  OR
  • Pass Diploma or its equivalent, with a minimum of CGPA of 2.00; OR
  • Any other equivalent qualifications recognized by the Malaysian Government;  OR
  • Applicants into the Bachelor’s programmes (level 6, MQF) through APEL, must be a Malaysian citizen aged more than 21 years of age in the year of application with relevant work experience/ prior experiential learning and passed APEL assessment.
Course Structure
Study Mode & Duration
  • 12 Semesters / 4 Years

Year 1

  • Study Skills/ Bahasa Kebangsaan
  • TITAS / Malaysian Studies
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Interpersonal and Communicational Skills for Social Sciences
  • Hubungan Etnik / Bahasa Komunikasi 2
  • Human Resource Management
  • Psychosociology for Social Sciences
  • Fundamentals of Guidance and Counseling
  • Workplace English
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Abnormal Psychology

Year 2

  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Theories of Counseling
  • Social Psychology
  • Co-Curriculum
  • Individual Counseling
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Theories of Personality
  • Psychology of Work
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Statistics for Social Sciences
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Counseling Techniques

Year 3

  • Career Guidance
  • Group Counseling
  • Research Methods for Social Sciences
  • Family Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Fundamentals of Group Work
  • Career Counseling
  • Ethics Counseling
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methodology in Counseling
  • Consultation in Counseling
  • Management of Guidance and Counseling Unit

Year 4

  • Assessment and Evaluation in Counselling
  • Counseling Practicum (Classroom Industry)
  • Project Paper in Counseling
  • Counseling Internship
Career Prospects
Guidance counselors at:
  • Elementary schools
  • Middle schools
  • High schools
  • Colleges or universities
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
  • Individual or family services.

Malaysian students who enroll in UNITAR Bachelor programmes must fulfill the following English proficiency requirements:
  • Students who have a distinction in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are not required to take additional English courses.
  • Students who have credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take additional English courses. (Refer to the table below for placement purposes.)
  • Students who do not have a credit in English Language at the SPM/SPMV level are required to take the English Enhancement Programme before registering for their Faculty courses. (An internal assessment could be arranged with the HOD Language and General Studies.)
  • Students from a different institution are required to apply for exemption if they studied any English courses. (Students are encouraged to attach the syllabus of the courses they have taken in the previous instituition.)
B (4B), C+ (5C) BAND 2 ENGLISH 2
7D, 8E, 9G - English Enhancement Programme
Submit your enquiries below
UNITAR Main Campus
Tierra Crest, Jalan SS6/3,
Kelana Jaya,
47301 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia