Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology Programme is a four-year undergraduate programme. The first three years covers 123 semester credit hours of coursework, and the final year is an internship year that consists of 6 semester credit hours. After completing 129 semester credit hours (four-year course of study), a qualified student will be awarded the Bachelor Degree (Honours) in Counselling and Psychology by New Era University College.
The objective of this course is to promote counselling education and provide counselling psychology training, in order to train more local counsellors. The course equips students with the essential knowledge, philosophy and skills for responsible practice in this caring profession. It covers both theoretical and practical training of guidance and counselling psychology. The theoretical training includes all the major theories in psychology and counselling. Learning these theories helps students to understand more about the development of guidance and counselling psychology. Students are also exposed to the similarities and differences between these theories. The practical training in this course promotes human-based and experiential training. Students are encouraged to participate in role playing, classroom demonstrations and active group discussions to further strengthen their learning. With the emphasis on both theory and practice, graduates are expected to practise with competence and be able to work ethically and professionally.