Diploma

Diploma in Social Science (Counselling)


Programme Overview:

This pragramme aims at producing graduates for employment in counselling-related fields and covers various aspects of human behaviours, affections and experiences. This programme is designed to provide students with a platform for building skills and knowledge in helping professions. Students learn to appreciate and understand different aspects of counselling skills, theoretical perspectives in psychology and basic management.

Duration and Offered In:

2 Years - KL N/762/4/0010

Career Prospects:
  • Counselling
  • Social Work
  • Personnel / Human Resource Management
  • Work Related to Psychology at Hospitals, Mental Health Organisations, Business Organisations or Non-Governmental Organisations
Academic Progression

Graduates may be admitted into Year 2 of Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) in Psychology.

Programme Outline:
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Psychology I
  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Psychology II
  • Theories of Counselling & Psychotherapy
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Malaysia: Cultural & Religious Practices
  • Leadership Skills
  • Interpersonal Communication Skills
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Vocational & Career Counselling
  • Counseling Methods & Techniques I
  • Counselling Skills
  • Industrial & Organisational Psychology
  • Group Dynamics
  • Ethical and Legal Aspects of Counselling
  • Counseling Methods & Techniques II
  • Methods of Research in Psychology & Counselling
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling Practicum

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social & Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Contact Us


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, ARTS AND HUMANITIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450123 / 41450100
Ext no. 3508, 3532
FAX: 603-41423166 / 018 925 1001
EMAIL : fsah@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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