Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Applicants who do not possess at least 4 GCE “O” Level Credits, including a credit for English Language are invited to attempt the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and must attain an overall band score of at least 6.5 points.
RESIDENCY STATUS REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must be either a Singapore Citizen, or Singapore Permanent Resident, or have a valid Work Permit, or valid Dependent Pass.
ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Applicants should possess a recognised degree, diploma or appropriate professional qualifications (in areas such as psychology, social work, medicine, nursing or education) or have completed a recognised counselling training at certificate level or have appropriate in-service training in a related discipline. All applicants should demonstrate appropriate motivation and commitment to pursue the course and provide evidence of appropriate opportunities for counselling practice and supervision. All applicants will be assessed for suitability through:
(a) a face-to-face interview;
(b) submission of an essay of 200 words explaining why they have chosen to pursue a counselling programme, and what they intend to do with the qualifications attained; and
(c) submission of one (1) character reference where the referee identified should have a good knowledge of the applicant’s quality of work and personal suitability for the counselling programme.

Lecturer : Students Ratio

Course Title: Graduate Diploma of Counselling1 lecturer:40 – 48 students
Group Supervision1 supervisor:15 students
Individual Supervision1 supervisor:1 student