Institute of Graduate Studies and Research

Counseling Psychology (MA)

Duration 2 Years
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About the Program

Counseling Psychology master program aims to train specialist psychological counselors who can provide the Counseling Psychology field with effective services. This program enhances the theoretical and practical competence of individuals who will serve in the field of guidance and counseling, with training in areas such as school psychological counseling, family counseling, mental health psychological counseling and career counseling. Providing high-quality service in light of contemporary education understanding and ethical principles, this program makes important contributions to both the academic and personal development of its students. Counseling Psychology master program is based on the applications of the national and international standards, based on student-centered and contemporary education understanding that always respects ethical rules and principles.

Education Opportunities

In the Counseling Psychology master program, in addition to the compulsory courses in education, many elective courses are offered to help students keep up with today's conditions. In the program, there are many courses with options in group and individual psychological counseling; child abuse, cognitive behavioral therapies, family counseling, scientific research methods and other related areas. The program offers the widest range of educational opportunities for students to develop themselves towards becoming a specialist.
Theoretical lectures in the program are carried out classrooms with technological equipment where interactive boards are used, the practical courses are held in the psychological counseling laboratory which has suitable facilities for supervision studies. Our students have the opportunity to benefit from the university library which has a large number of electronic and printed publications for students’ projects, assignments and research.

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Career Areas

Counseling Psychology master program graduates can work as psychological counselors in educational institutions, special education institutions, pre-school education institutions, as well as rehabilitation centers, psychological counseling centers of universities and human resources departments of companies. Students who have completed our graduate program can also open their own offices to work as specialist psychological consultants if they wish. Our students, while carrying on to the graduate program of Counseling Psychology, they also conduct scientific researches related to the field, make publications and participate in symposiums and conferences related to the field. Our graduates progress in their careers by taking positions in associations, non-governmental or governmental organizations to offer their professional services.

Contact

Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Education and Graduate Sciences Center, GE106
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS

Course code

REPD501

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE I

Course code

REPD5X1

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
.
ELECTIVE II

Course code

REPD5X2

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
.
ELECTIVE III

Course code

REPD5X3

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
.
Second Semester
STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES IN EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

Course code

REPD502

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

SEMINAR

Course code

REPD590

Credit

0

Theoretical

0

Practical

0

Ects

ELECTIVE IV

Course code

REPD5X4

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
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ELECTIVE V

Course code

REPD5X5

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
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Third Semester
THESIS

Course code

REPD500

Credit

0

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

Optional modules

CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING

Course code

REPD503

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
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FAMILY THERAPY

Course code

REPD517

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

INDIVIDUAL PSYCHOLOGICAL COUNSELING PRACTICES

Course code

REPD506

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
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SOCIAL SKILLS EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN

Course code

REPD518

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

ENDÜSTRI VE ÖRGÜT PSIKOLOJISI

Course code

REPD511

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

EDUCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Course code

EYOP506

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

0
EDUCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
FAMILY EDUCATION FOR THE MENTAL DISABLED

Course code

ZEEG510

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
The characteristics of the mentally retarded child and their families, the adaptation stages of the families of the mentally retarded students, the importance of family participation in the education of the mentally retarded children, the theoretical and legal bases, the rights and responsibilities brought to the families in the laws, the participation of the families in the education process of the mentally retarded students, the evaluation of the student, the preparation of the individualized education program. participation of the family, teaching skills to families, preparation, implementation and evaluation of individualized family service plan (IFSP) and home education programs for 0-3-year-old mentally retarded children and their families.
GELIŞIMSEL YETERSIZLIĞI OLAN BIREYLERDE UYGULAMALI DAVRANIŞ ANALIZI

Course code

REPD522

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

SELF-MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES

Course code

ZEEG506

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

8
Explaining the basic concepts of self-management, applying these strategies to students in need of special education, developing a teaching plan and measurement tool, planning and applying scientific research using strategies will be covered. In this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to use the concepts of self-management strategies. It is aimed that teachers will teach their students with special needs self-management strategies so that they can take responsibility for their own behavior. Students with special needs learn how to set goals for themselves, self-teaching, self-observation, self-reinforcement, self-evaluation, problem solving, making choices, study strategies, increasing attention span, organizing their day, taking notes, summarizing, preparing for an exam, taking an exam. and skills. Using these strategies, they will be able to plan research on the effectiveness of developing different skills.

Students who are interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies leading to a master’s, doctoral degree, or professional doctorate degree for the Fall and Spring semesters every year. Applicants can directly apply online to our graduate programs using the application portal.

TR Applicants- Required documents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Valid ALES result document (must not exceed 5 years),
  • Documents to prove English proficiency for English language departments,
  • Scanned copy of passport or identity card.

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TRNC Applicants- Required documents:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Documents to prove English proficiency for English language departments,
  • Scanned copy of passport or identity card.

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Students who are interested in pursuing advanced graduate studies leading to a master’s, doctoral degree, or professional doctorate degree for the Fall and Spring semesters every year. Applicants can directly apply online to our graduate programs using the application portal.

International Applicants- Required documents;

  • Bachelor’s Degree Diploma
  • Bachelor’s Degree transcripts for each completed academic term/year.
  • Evidence of English Language competence: TOEFL (65 IBT) or IELTS (5.5). Students without these documents will take the CIU English proficiency exam on campus following arrival.
  • Scanned copy of international passport/birth certificate
  • CV
  • Fully completed and signed CIU Rules and Regulations document (which can be downloaded during the online application)

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Cyprus International University provides academic scholarships for its students as an incentive for success, with most students benefiting from 50%, 75% or 100% scholarships or discounted tuition fees. Click for more information.

Fee pe​r course     € 350,00
Fee for thesis     € 1.050,00
Fee for seminar     € 120,00 
Scientific Foundation per course     € 150,00
Registration and other fees* € 245,00
Student Union fee € 50,00    
  VAT Exc.

*Applies to 1st. Year students. € 195,00 for others.