Master of Psychological Guidance


The Master of Psychosocial Guidance program uses the concept of counselling in a broad scientific sense: groups that require psychological support almost include the cost of groups of society at different age stages: children, school children, seniors, superiors, people with special needs and their families, vulnerable groups, groups that have experienced violence, groups with difficulties in adapting to the surrounding situations, broken families, orphans, with difficulties in their education, social support workers. Medical and educational professionals also need it in order to benefit from it in their dealings with students and patients.

The graduate of this program will also receive training in research methodology, how to conduct scientific research, statistics methods, and the establishment of field research in the field of psychological and educational guidance. He will also learn about the most important issues that specialists are considering, and modern ways of dealing with psychosocial and social guidance issues.

Course Aims

  • Enabling students to delve deeper into the field of psychological and social guidance and various specialties, and to gain experience in this field.
  • Delving into of modern theories in the field of psychological and social guidance.
  • Training in the guidance process.
  • Enabling the student to carry out scientific and statistical research.
  • Gaining recent experiences in the field of psychological and social counselling.
  • Giving students the skills to lead psychosocial and counselling teams in various social institutions.
  • Planning the creation of psychosocial and counselling programmes for specific groups.

Course Card information

  • course code:PSG-M/34
  • Name and level of final award :Master / psychosocial guidance
  • Awarding body/institution :BARVQ
  • Status of awarding body/institution :Recognized Body
  • Location of delivery :Brussels – Belgium
  • Language of delivery and assessment :English- Arabic
  • Duration :24 months Full time
    (Regularity) through blended learning.
  • QAA subject benchmarking group(s) :Psychology
  • EQF Degree:7

The program structure is as follows:

  • Compulsory subjects : 6 subjects + seminars (seminars)
  • Elective courses: two courses that the student chooses from the list of courses.
  • Study material requirements: understanding – interacting – passing exams.
  • Practical training requirements: conducting field research, conducting interviews, and statistical studies.
  • The program consists of resident (compulsory and optional) subjects, seminars and research theses.

§  Minimum Degree Requirements

  • The duration of the Master’s PSC program is two academic years, divided into two parts.
  • Part 1: Two semesters, 15 weeks each semester, and the student receives 30 ECTs for each semester, with 60 ECTs for the two semesters.
  • Part 2: Is a scientific research project for an academic year resulting in the writing of a research letter, under which the student receives 60 ECTs.

The total of two parts is 120 ECTs for a master’s degree in psychosocial guidance

Student will be able to:

  • Apply best practices in professional and ethical conduct, and use of related equipment, technology and software
  • Evaluate critical information and claims related to the factors affecting the well-being of individuals and groups in society, and the methods used to alleviate human life problems
  • Apply analytical methods and procedures appropriate to answering questions in applied psychology
  • Perform independent research in various areas of applied psychology and reliably access and retrieve information
  • Application of psychology methods and procedures, with special reference to cognitive behavioral therapy and applied behavior analysis, to enhance human well-being.
  • You should have an undergraduate degree at 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualification, from a recognized university or higher education institute.
  • Mature applicants without an undergraduate degree but with relevant business experience are encouraged to apply, subject to interview.
  • Applicants with professional qualifications and/or four years of full-time work experience will be considered on an individual basis.
  • For exemption: If you hold qualifications or courses from another higher education institution, these may exempt you from courses of this degree
  • Through blended learning. System
  • Online part will be via Online Campus (an interactive online learning environment) with intensive class discussion and collaboration.
  • Related job titles to explore
  • Teaching in various schools and educational institutions
  • Social counselor in schools.
  • Educational prompt.
  • An employee in the homes of citizens and social services.
  • Working with humanitarian organizations in the field of counseling and social care.
  • Working with various institutions of educational specialization.
  • Curriculum creator and planner.
  • School principals.
  • Organizer of literary and linguistic activities in public libraries.
  • Work as an educational researcher with various institutions concerned with the care and organization of society (municipalities, educational institutions, social welfare institutions …).
  • Carrying out educational research of a statistical and survey nature.
  • Work with institutions that work to integrate the groups that need support in society.