Master of Counselling (MQA/FA0155)

Programme Synopsis

The Master of Counselling (MC) degree is designed to meet the needs of those who interested in pursuing their studies at higher level in the area of counselling. MC programme is also aimed to produce graduates with professional skills and knowledge in counselling and to train more qualified counsellors according to the standard and requirement of Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia (LKM).

Additional info:

  • Master of Counselling is accredited under the National Accreditation Board of Malaysia issued by Malaysia Qualification Agency (MQA) (MQA/FA0155).
  • Master of Counselling meets the Malaysia Board of Counsellor (LKM) Accreditation Criteria:-
    • 13 subjects are conducted on 42 hours face-to-face seminars
    • 2 subjects involved Practicum and Internship
    • Fulfill the requirement hours for Practicum (240 hours) and Internship (504 hours).
  • Graduates are eligible to apply for the license as a registered counsellor from Malaysia Board of Counselling
    Graduates from Master of Counselling OUM are eligible to apply the licensed as a registered counsellor from Malaysia Board of Counsellor (LKM).
  • Weekend Classes
    All face-to-face seminars are conducted on weekends (Saturday & Sunday).

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

  Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM4473 RM4473
Sem 2 RM4473 RM2982
Sem 3 RM4473 RM2982
Total RM23,856

Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Those who are at the age of
  • 60 - 74 years on the registration date – 75%
  • 75 years and above on the registration date – 100 %,
    Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 75%


  • Minimum payment: RM1000 for Any Postgraduate Programmes
  • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
  • Administrative charges of RM250 per semester is applicable for extension of Masters Project.
  • Financial Options: EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest) , HRDF Fund.
  • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit except cash discount for early settlement.
  • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
  • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit.
  • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the programme.

University Courses

Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy 3
Human Development across the Lifespan 3
Theory of Career Development 3
Techniques and Process in Counselling 3
Multi-cultural Counselling 3
Psychological Testing 3
Group Counselling 3
Basic Statistics and Research Methods 3
Assessment in Counselling 3
Career Counselling and Personnel Development 3
Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychology 3
Practicum Training 3
Internship 6

Elective Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Basic Research Writing 3
Choose any ONE of the following courses:

1. Family and Marriage Counselling
2. Industrial and Organisational Counselling

  Name: Assoc. Prof Dr. Fatimah Yusooff
Tel (Office): 603 2773 2505
Tel (Mobile): 6019 329 6902