Master of Positive Psychology in Counseling (60 credits)

  • MPPC701 Introduction to Healthcare Management (6 credit)
  • MPPC702 Mental Health at Work (6 credit)
  • MPPC703 Stress, Anxiety and Health (6 credit)
  • MPPC704 Introduction to Clinical Psychology (6 credit)
  • MPPC705 Theory of Counseling and Psychotherapy (6 credit)
  • MPPC706 Integration of Counseling Theories and Positive Psychology (6 credit)
  • MPPC707 Testing and Assessment in Counseling Psychology (6 credit)
  • MPPC708 Practical Counseling and Helping Skills (6 credit)
  • MPPC711 Research Methodology (3 credits)
  • MPPC712 Research Skills (3 credits)
  • MPPC720 Thesis (6 credits)
  • MPPC700 Practicum (200 hours)

Course Overview

Mode: Distance Learning

Duration: 1-2 Years

Upon finishing the 10 core modules, students will be progress to their second stage of the program, Research. Each student will be assigned a supervisor, after the research methodology sessions, students are required to keep contact with his supervisor while writing their thesis.

After finishing the program, students should be able to:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities, ethic codes of counselors
  • Understand how mental health problem related to employment
  • Understand the definition of Positive Psychology and the integration of Positive Psychology and Counseling
  • Demonstrate the relationship between health, anxiety and depression
  • Understand the fundamentals of Clinical Psychology
  • Understand the theory of Counseling
  • Demonstrate the skills of giving help and counseling
  • Identify the Testing and Assessment in Counseling Psychology

Exemptions by RPL

  • Holders of Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent qualifications in this field , can directly enter the second stage; OR
  • Applicants with more than 5 years industry experience, ideally with management experience, can be considered for exemptions of stage 1;


  • Course works for 10 modules
  • Thesis (minimum 15000 words)
  • Practicum: 200 hours

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree holders or equivalent qualifications related to Psychology and Counseling Topics; OR
  • Bachelor Degree holders in other majors, having at least 3 years of industry experience.

* Applicants who do not meet the academic requirement but who possess sufficient professional experience in the industry may be admitted provisionally into the program.
* Please send your full resume and previous qualifications to us at, applications are reviewed by our Academic Manager throughout the year.

Practicum Arrangement

Student may start the Practicum upon finishing the stage 1 study. The aim of this experience is to provide graduate students in Counseling with an opportunity to apply the professional knowledge they have gained in their previous study to a professional setting. In addition to participating in the daily operation of the site, students are required to return the evaluation form signed by the practicum site.

*We accept adult learners with industry experience to apply for the exemption of Practicum, by submitting one letter to state your experience, job description and recommendation by the organization.