Counselling and Guidance, M.A. | Nanyang Technological University | Singapore, Singapore
12 months
1950 USD/year
1687 USD/year
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Counselling and Guidance at Nanyang Technological University emphasises a developmental perspective, focusing on issues pertinent to providing counselling and guidance services and programme development.


Upon completing the Counselling and Guidance at Nanyang Technological University, students are expected to be competent in various areas including major counselling theories, evidence-based practices, case documentation, ethical and legal issues, and research and programme evaluation skills in counselling. Students are trained to adopt an integrated approach to counselling, which draws on knowledge from various counselling theories, developmental psychology, abnormal psychology, and multicultural therapeutic perspectives.

Key facts:

This rigorous, informative and structured training programme is a course-work oriented professional degree that is designed to prepare new entrants into the fields of counselling and guidance as highly competent and caring counsellors. It is also designed to enhance and upgrade the knowledge and skills of counsellors at a master's level and to prepare those who may wish to pursue a doctoral education later.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Counselling 
  • Multicultural Counselling 
  • Life-Span Developmental Psychology 
  • Career Development and Counselling 
  • Theories of Counselling and Psychotherapy 
  • Advanced Counselling and Interviewing Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


42 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have a Bachelor's degree from a regionally recognised university preferably with Honours or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • Only applicants who have the suitable personal attributes and aptitude for the counselling profession with potential to contribute to the community will be considered. Preference will be given to those who have the relevant counselling work experience or majored in related fields such as education, psychology and social work. Completed application forms will be reviewed and shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an admission interview with the faculty panel.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1950 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    1687 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1687 USD per year during 12 months.

Singapore citizens: S$2,402.15 and internatonal: S$2,776.65

Living costs for Singapore

1878 - 3880 SGD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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