UNITAR International University Programme Details

Master of Education (Guidance & Counselling)
MOHE/MQA
[R/762/7/0028(MQA/FA1749)04/22]
Course Available
Master of Education (Guidance & Counselling) is a particularly ideal course for those who want to extend their teaching career into the field of guidance and counselling. Advanced counselling and appraisal techniques as well as cross cultural counselling are some of the subjects that will be useful not only for guidance counsellors but for those who work in the human resource sector.
Requirements
Course Structure
Career Prospects
Programme 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 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.
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
Career Prospects
LOCAL STUDENTS

The English Language Entry Requirement for Malaysian students at UNITAR International University are as follows:

For PhD Programmes:

  • A minimum of credit in English SPM level; or
  • Pass a Master Degree from an institution which applies English as the medium of instruction recognised by the Malaysian Government, or
  • Pass an internal assessment set by the University, with a minimum score of C

For M.Ed TESL:

  • A minimum of credit in English at SPM level, or,
  • A minimum score of Band 3 in Malaysian University English Test (MUET), or,
  • Pass an internal assessment set by the University, with a minimum score of C

Note:

Internal Assessment : An oral test in the form of interview which will be conducted by a panel of interviewers consisting of two members from each Faculty and a representative from English Language department or any other related department

Fee Details
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UNITAR Main Campus
3-01A Level 2, Tierra Crest,
Jalan SS6/3, Kelana Jaya,
47301, Petaling Jaya.
Selangor Darul Ehsan. Malaysia.