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Master Program in Psychology & Counseling

This programme provides the knowledge, attitudes, and practice skills integration training for the counsellor who has the vision to embark on psychological helping profession, as well as individuals seeking to develop important human and interpersonal skills in the other professions. It is a skill-based programme, target a variety of professions such as training and development, human resources, healthcare, social welfare and education who are looking for a career switch into the counseling field.

  • Extensive modules in applied fields of psychology: Not only provides traditional counseling modules but also provides elective modules such as social physiological, clinical psychology, human resource and marketing management etc.
  • Research Thesis: Complete thesis and research under the guidance of Professors.
  • Practicum: Complete practicum under professional supervision. This module provides opportunity for self-reflection through preliminary counseling experience and aims to integrate theoretical and practical learning.
  • Outstanding teaching faculties: All 18 lecturers have completed their doctoral degree and is certified by Taiwan government for Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.
Module Core Duration
Journal Reading & Project Writing I & II 32hrs
Advanced Statistic & Research Method (Either) 48hrs
Qualitative Research (Either) 48hrs
Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy 48hrs
Practice of Counseling Process & Techniques 48hrs
Ethics in Counseling & Psychotherapy 48hrs
Group Counseling & Therapy 48hrs
Counseling Practicum 48hrs
Module Elective Duration
Seminar on Human Development & Growth 48hrs
Seminar on Personality Psychology 48hrs
Helping Relationship and Community Mental Health 48hrs
Psychological Diagnosis and Intervention 48hrs
Career Counseling & Development 48hrs
Psychological Testing & Assessment 48hrs
Family & Couple Counseling 48hrs
Seminar on Multicultural Counseling 48hrs
Child Counseling & Play Therapy 48hrs

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Course Structure*:

  • Blended (online and face to face): 512hrs
  • Practicum**: 150hrs
  • Total: 662hrs

**Including 100hrs and above of contact hours for client direct service and more than 10 hours of individual supervision

*The course will conducted in Mandarin.


  • 24 months (Part Time)

Students need to complete all modules, practicum and thesis in order to graduate.


  • Complete modules (including practicum module), thesis and dissertation oral defense; total 36 credits.
  • Practicum module must be conducted in a clinical setting (counseling centre), under the supervision of professional counsellors; total of 150 hours.
  • Each module will be assessed by the means of thesis, research or presentation etc

Award of Certificate

  • Student must achieve at least 80% attendance and complete the modules, practicum and thesis to graduate with a Master Program in Psychology and Counseling from College of Education, National Tsing Hua University.

1) Applicant must be at least 20 years of age ; and
2)Undergraduate degree, which lists on board or recognized by Taiwan Education Ministry or equivalent (https://bit.ly/3yjU5Kg) ; and
3)Minimum of two years working experience; and
4)Language Proficiency: Mandarin comprehension
*Applicants of non-Chinese speaking backgrounds must meet the Chinese language proficiency requirements of HSK 5; or credit in Chinese language equivalent to a C6 in GCE’ O’ level examination on a case- by-case basis.

Course Fees $32,700
Admin Fees $163.50
Total Course Fees $32,863.50

All fees stated are inclusive of prevailing GST and are in Singapore dollars.
Students are required to pay a non refundable application fee of $87.20 and USD$100 for National Tsing Hua University entrance test fee upon course sign-up.*(inclusive of 9% GST)

*For unsuccessful applicants, the university will only collect TWD200 (admin fee) and return the reminding validation fee.

Optional medical insurance coverage can be purchased. Refer here for more details.

Course fees are subjected to changes without prior notice.