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Counselling

University of Northern British Columbia

24 months
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About

The Counselling specialization at the University of Northern British Columbia, is designed to prepare counsellors to provide professional services and leadership in counselling and psycho-educational programs offered in schools, post-secondary institutions, social service agencies, and community health organizations.

Overview

Why to study

Students have the opportunity to choose the type(s) of counselling they wish to focus upon, and to complete periods of supervised clinical practice in practicum settings that are relevant to their interest, based on availability. The program includes an integrated core of required courses, elective courses, and a thesis, project or comprehensive examination. Counselling students at the University of Northern British Columbia, are required to complete eight (8) required courses, three (3) elective courses, and a comprehensive examination. Application can be made to the School of Education to enter a thesis or project route after completion of at least 12 credit hours of course work. If approved, the thesis route would consist of eight (8) required courses, one (1) elective, and the thesis, while a project route would consist of eight (8) required courses, two (2) electives, and a project..

Admission to the MEd Counselling specialization at the Prince George campus occurs each September; deadline for applications is December 15 of the prior year. Admission to the program at regional campuses does not normally occur each year and will vary in response to demand and resources.In addition to the admission application requirements outlined in section 1.0 of the Graduate Admissions and Regulations, priority will be given to those applicants applying for the MEd Counselling specialization who have (a) graduated with a Baccalaureate degree a minimum of two years prior to the admission date to which they are applying, and (b) obtained some paid or unpaid work experience in a helping capacity at a counselling-related or teaching-related setting since receiving their Baccalaureate degree.Applicants are also required to submit a Curriculum Vitae or Resumé that indicates the number of hours in each employment or volunteer position. A list of any scholarships or publications should also be included.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research Design and Methodology
  • Interpersonal Counselling Skills
  • Counselling Theory
  • Counselling Practice
  • Group Counselling Processes
  • Ethics in Counselling

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Credits

40 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form for admission to Graduate Programs.
  • Application fee.
  • Three assessment reports (letters of reference) sent directly to UNBC from the referees.
  • Official transcripts (one copy) from all post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Statement of Academic Interests (letter of intent).
  • Official English Language Test Scores (required for applicants whose first language is NOT English) sent directly to UNBC from the testing agencies.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4686 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2343 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4686 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2343 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Part-time: 1,230 CAD / semester

Funding

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