About the Course

Counselling revolves around the personal growth, career and wellness of an individual. The Diploma in Counselling and Guidance programme at Management and Science University provides a basic entry qualification to professional counselling. It is also appropriate for those individuals who wish to strengthen their counselling skills in their own area of work. Having a background in counselling enables you to assist people by providing them with a structured method in addressing their problems, and guide people in overcoming obstacles as well as personal challenges.

Entry Requirements
You need at least THREE (3) credits including in Bahasa Malaysia and English Language at SPM level OR an equivalent qualification recognized by MSU Senate.
Diploma in Counseling and Guidance (DCG) is a two-and-a-half-year career-focused industry-developed programme of MSU’s School of Education & Social Sciences (SESS). 
Duration of Study

2 ½ years

 (R2/762/4/0024) (10/24) (MQA/A8709)

RM20,000 - RM25,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees



The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students



Among the Courses Offered
Year One
  • Principles of Counselling and Guidance
  • Child Psychology
  • Ethics and Issues in Counselling
  • Counselling Lab I
Year Two
  • Counselling Lab II
  • Theories and Psychotherapy in Counselling
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
Year Three
  • Educational Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Pre-Practicum Counselling
Career Prospects
  • Assistant Counsellor
  • Junior Welfare or Social Services Officer
  • Assistant Family Therapist
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