Bachelor of Counselling

Bachelor of Counselling

Commenced in 1997 with an intake of 75 students, the Bachelor of Counselling programme provides education and professional training for those who aspire to be counselors in educational institutions, government departments or private sectors. The Bachelor of Counselling programme from UM is recognized by the Civil Service Department (Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam) as equivalent to other Bachelor programmes in other local universities for suitable employment in the civil service.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Arts & Science Stream

Pass STPM with at least CGPA 3.00;
and
Attain at least Grade C at SPM for Mathematics;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

MATRICULATION / FOUNDATION (Current Year)

Science, Accountancy & TESL Stream
Pass Matriculation/Asasi with at least CGPA 3.00;
and
Attain at least Grade C at SPM for Mathematics;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

STAM

Attain at least Jayyid Jiddan in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM) examination;
and
Attain at least Grade C at SPM for Mathematics;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

DIPLOMA / EQUIVALENT

Arts & Science Stream

Attain at least CGPA 3.00 a Diploma from any institutions recognized by the Government of Malaysia and the University Senate;
or
Pass STPM not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00;

or
Pass Matriculation/Asasi not in current year with at least CGPA 3.00;
and
Attain at least Grade C in SPM for Mathematics;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
and
Pass the interview.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

A-Level, IB Stream & AUSMAT

Pass GCE A Level with at least one (1) Grade B and two (2) Grade C in any subject;
or
Pass International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with at least score of 30 points;
and
Attain at least Grade C in SPM for Mathematics;
and
Attain MUET with at least Band 2;
or
Attain IELTS with at least Band 4;
or
Attain TOEFL with at least score of 437-473 (PBT), 123-150 (CBT), and 41-52 (IBT);

and

Pass the interview.

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