Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) Guidance and Counselling Program By Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, May, Oct
Guidance and Counselling is a process of helping people to discover and develop their educational, career, and psychological potentialities and thereby to attain an optimal level of personal happiness and social usefulness. The UTAR Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) Guidance and Counselling programme aims to equip students with the comprehensive professional knowledge and skills for managing various psychological issues such as developmental challenges, behavioral difficulties, socioemotional distress and psychological stress from critical events and work. Students will be trained to work towards improving people's psychological well-being and achieving their full potential.

About University

Established in 2002, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) is a leading university in Malaysia with two campuses in the Kampar district of Perak (around 190km from Kuala Lumpur) and in Kajang, Selangor (around 20km from Kuala Lumpur).


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) offers over 74 undergraduate degree programs, 31 master’s degree programs,  12 Doctorate programsand 4 Foundation programs in disciplines such as business, engineering, mathematics, creative industries and design, social sciences, education, medicine and Chinese studies. All degree programs are taught in English with the exception of the Chinese Studies programs. Students also have the opportunity to learn a foreign language as an elective course in their undergraduate degree.

Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman goes beyond imparting technical knowledge. It encourages students to enhance their soft skill competencies through various extracurricular activities such as soft skills development, student entrepreneurship, community projects, sports, and many other character-building events.


It’s also an ideal university for students who are looking for international exposure, experience, and friendship. Malaysia is a unique country with a rich diversity in culture where people interact with cultures from the West, Chinese, Islam, Indian, and Asians. Given this advantage, UTAR incorporates such multi-cultural dimensions into all aspects of its learning, teaching, research and collaboration.

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