This is a one year programme encompassing diverse community and institutional counselling as well as suicidiology.  Students who wish to work with families or with issues of substance abuse may take electives specific to those concerns.  Its structure is categorised into cores and electives as follows.

Cores

Year 1 Semester 1

Code Course Name LH PH CH CU

NUGDC41101 Theories of Counselling 45 00 45 03

NUGDC41102 Counselling Relationships and Skills 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41103 Tests and Measurements for Counsellors 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41104 Professional Orientation in Counselling 36 18 45 03

Semester II

Choose any four course units from the following 

Electives

Code Course Name LH PH CH CU

NUGDC41105 Cultural Contexts for Counselling 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41201 Guidance for the Classroom Teacher 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41202 Life Span Development 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41203 Career Guidance Information 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41204 Student Affairs Practice 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41205 The Counsellor in the Schools 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41206 Group Counselling 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41207 Substance Abuse Prevention 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41208 Substance Abuse Counselling 36 18 45 03

NUGDC51209 Tertiary/University students and Environments 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41310 Introduction to Family Therapy 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41302 Practicum in Marriage and Family Counselling 00 90 45 03

NUGDC41303 Career Development Counselling 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41304 Facilitation of Students Development 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41305 Counselling Children and Adolescents 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41306 Gender related issues in Counselling 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41307 Community Counselling 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41308 Counselling Special Population: HIV/AIDS Clients 36 18 45 03

NUGDC41309 Healing, Spirituality and Counselling 36 18 45 03