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.
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- Educational Research Design and Methodology
- Interpersonal Counselling Skills
- Counselling Theory
- Counselling Practice
- Group Counselling Processes
- Ethics in Counselling
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International4686 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2343 CAD per semester during 24 months.
National4686 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2343 CAD per semester during 24 months.
Part-time: 1,230 CAD / semester
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