The Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Guidance and Counselling and Disability Studies is a Joint Honours Degree which is a direct Honours with dual specialisation. It consists of 9 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 20 months in Singapore. Each unit is supported with 33-41 contact hours conducted on weekday evenings and weekend.


If you are interested in working with children, young people and families within social care, education or health settings, the flexible nature of this programme may be just what you are looking for. The Society Joint Honours Degrees provide you with a unique opportunity to develop knowledge, insight and understanding in two subject areas that complement each other whilst exploring a range of career pathways.


Guidance and Counselling Studies

Guidance and Counselling Studies involves enquiry into the theoretical perspectives underpinning guidance and counselling models and strategies. It includes the analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of different approaches, and opportunities to apply your developing skills and knowledge in practice.


Disability Studies

Disability Studies was designed in collaboration with the Disabled People’s Movement. You will explore disabled peoples access to their communities as well as the implications of human rights legislation on disabled people.


Professional Recognition:


Guidance and Counselling

  • The Skilled Helper
  • Guidance and Counselling in Society
  • Constructing the Future
  • Brief Approaches to Counselling and Helping


Disability Studies

  • Applied Disability, Policy, Rights and Citizenship
  • Disability, Families and Lifestyles
  • Building on Employment Interests in Disability Studies
  • International and Critical Perspectives in Disability Studies


Core Unit

  • Joint Honours Project



You may complete the programme within 20 months.


Honours Award

Honours in the Degree will be awarded in accordance with the university course regulations.


More Information
  • (Awarding University) Northumbria University
  • (Local Institution) Kaplan
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