Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Counselling with Psychology

Duration:4 years


Campus:Perdana University, Kuala Lumpur

Level of Study:Degree

Faculty:School of Liberal Arts, Science and Technology (PUScLST)

Course Code:JPT/BPP (N/762/6/0053) (MQA/PA13917) 02/28

About this course

“This program prepares students to become scientist-practitioners of counseling. That is, in addition to developing students to counsel to an international standard, the BSc. (Hons.) in Counselling with Psychology program encourages students to engage in the research literature directly. From developmental and social psychology, students will engage in advancing cognitive and neuropsychological content. At its core, our program is focused on developing academic ability and occupational readiness.”

The BSc. (Hons.) in Counselling with Psychology program at Perdana University represents an opportunity for graduates to be registered counselors on completion of their final year. Mirrored with the development in the West, this fledgling subject is expanding due to the opportunities in the job market. As we face the biggest pandemic in our lifetime, the need and role of counselors will only continue to grow. This also means there is a requirement for new, modern, and sophisticated programs catering to this ever-evolving field.

Total Course Fees

Malaysian Students: RM51,975
International Students: RM66,150
NOTE: The above tuition fee does not include miscellaneous charges. Kindly contact the University for more details.

There is currently a waiver package available. For more information, please e-mail

Subject Listing

Year 1

  • Introduction to Counselling
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Counselling Theory and Psychotherapy
  • Individual Counselling I
  • Ethics and Legal Issues in Counselling
  • Multicultural Counselling
  • Group Counselling I
  • MPU subjects

Year 2

  • Humanistic Approaches
  • Complementary Approaches
  • Alternative Approaches to Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic and Cognitive Behavioral Approaches
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Individual Differences
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Assessment in Counselling and Psychology II

Year 3

  • Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • Biological Psychology
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Individual Counselling II
  • Assessment in Counselling and
  •  Psychology II
  • Research Project I
  • Health and Disease
  • Family Counselling
  • Group Counselling II
  • Career Counselling
  • Mindfulness
  • Sociology

Year 4

  • Cognitive Neuropsychology
  • Mental Health and Rehabilitation
  • Career Information and Development
  • Research Project II
  • Counselling Practicum
  • Counselling Internship

Entry RequirementsApplicants must have one of the following Entry requirements:

  1. STPM or its equivalent with a minimum of 2 full passes with Grade C (Grade Point, GP) 2.00; OR
  2. A Diploma or its equivalent with minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00; OR (All the above qualifications need to be supported with at least credits with Mathematics and Science, with a pass in English at SPM level)
  3. Matriculation / Foundation / A-level or its equivalent with a minimum CGPA 2.00 out of 4.00 and certified by the Senate and has a SPM (for citizens and residents in Malaysia only); OR
  4. Pass UEC with a minimum of grade B in 5 subjects; OR
  5. Other equivalent qualifications recognized by the HEP Senate/Authorities in Malaysia.


English Language Requirements

  1. For local students: candidates should have MUET (Band 3) or its equivalent
  2. For international students: candidates should have IELTS (Band 5.5) / TOEFL (550) paper-based or its equivalent

International Student Only

International students: Please contact Perdana University for more information

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