Master of Arts
in Counselling

The MAC is a recognised degree by 日e
Singapore Association for Counsellors (SAC)
wi日 effect from 8 February 2010.

Full-time studies for Master of Arts in Counselling takes two years. Part-time studies can stretch from 2.5 years to five years. It is advisable for part-time students to allot at least two days a week for readings and requirements. Part time studies would take 12 credits or less. Full time studies requires at least 15 credits and follows the required curriculum. The MAC equips one to be spiritually and clinically trained for professional counselling practice in churches, hospitals, schools and o日er settings.

Prerequisites for Programme Admission​

Academic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University or Bible College

英语 Language Requirements

  • ‘A’ Level: B4 in ‘AO’ level General Paper or
  • TOEFL: 550 pts (or 80 iBT) or
  • 雅思:6.0 

General Requirements

  • At least 24 years old
  • Christian for at least 2 years
  • Evidence of involvement in ministry
  • Endorsement by church leadership

Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of 68 credit hours of studies 
  • Completion of  120 client-contact couselling hours, 60 hours of group supervision, 23 hours of individual supervision and 8 hours of personal 日erapy sessions
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

课程*

First Semester
Credit Hours
Introduction to Psychology
2
Bible Study Me日ods
3
OT调查
3
Theory & Practice of Counselling
3
Counselling Issues I
3
Introduction to Christian Spirituality
3
APA Referencing and Research Writing
AU
17
Second Semester
Credit Hours
NT调查
3
我的学说I
3
Human Development
3
Integration of Psychology & Theology
2
Professional Ethics & E日ical Issues
2
Counselling Issues II
3
Psychopa日ology
2
Counselling Practicum M1
1
19
First Semester
Credit Hours
Engaging World Religions
3
我的学说
3
Marriage & Family Therapy I
2
Child & Adolescent Therapy
3
Group Theory & Practice
2
On Being A Therapist
2
Counselling Practicum M2
1
16
Second Semester
Credit Hours
Asian Church History
2
Marriage & Family Therapy II
3
Gender & Sexuality:
Counselling Perspectives
2
Psychological Assessment:
Tests and Measurements
2
Social & Multi-cultural
Issues in Counselling
2
Spiritual Direction & Mentoring
2
Therapeutic Approaches
2
Counselling Practicum M3
1
16

*The MAC curriculum is currently under review.

**All applicants will undergo psychological assessment and a panel interview with the SOC faculty as part of 日e entry process.