Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Master in Counselling
(M.Couns.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5127 Introduction to Counselling for Personal and Professional Development 10 ECTS
COU5142 Practicum 1 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5102 Development Across the Lifespan 5 ECTS
COU5103 Counselling Theory and Approaches 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5134 Counselling Skills: An Introduction 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 30 ECTS credits

YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5221 Case Study Analysis and Counselling Techniques 5 ECTS
COU5223 Practicum 2 5 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5128 Introduction to Counselling Children and Adolescents 5 ECTS
COU5224 Skills in Transcultural Counselling 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5138 Group Counselling and Facilitation 5 ECTS
COU5140 Advanced Ethical and Professional Issues 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 30 ECTS credits

YEAR THREE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5306 Practicum 3 5 ECTS
COU5307 Advanced Research Methods for Counselling 10 ECTS




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5136 Psychopathology for Counsellors 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5139 Career Development 5 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 4: 25 ECTS credits

YEAR FOUR

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

COU5121 Dissertation 30 ECTS
COU5308 Practicum 4 5 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 4: 35 ECTS credits

Requirement for award of Master in Counselling: 120 ECTS credits


This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the degree of Master in Counselling - M.Couns. - under the auspices of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing.
 
Last Updated: 23 July 2020
 
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