Join our Degree, Diploma or Certificate intake in JAN & FEB | APR & MAY | AUG & SEP

Join our Degree, Diploma or Certificate intake in JAN & FEB | APR & MAY | AUG & SEP

Diploma in Guidance & Counseling


The Diploma in Guidance & Counseling program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to work as professional counselors or guidance practitioners. With a focus on personal, social, and academic development, this program provides students with a solid theoretical foundation and practical training in the field of counseling.

Admission Requirements

Entry Qualification: ‘A’ Level and above or the equivalent qualifications

Duration: 2 years

Program Highlights

Program Objectives: Equip students with theoretical foundation and practical skills to support personal, social, and academic development, addressing psychological and emotional needs.

Curriculum: Covers counseling and psychology topics like theories, human development, career counseling, ethics, multicultural counseling, and research methods.

Practical Training: Includes supervised fieldwork, internships in counseling centers, schools, or community organizations for hands-on experience and skill development.

Career Opportunities: Graduates can work as school counselors, in community centers, mental health facilities, or private practices, serving individuals, couples, or families. Advanced degrees are an option.

Professional Development: Counseling requires ongoing learning. The diploma is the first step, followed by continuing education and supervision for maintaining credentials and staying current in the field.

Functional Fees
Functional fees paid by each new student.
Item Semester 1 Semester 2
Application Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Registration Fee – Per Year 30,000 N/A
Identity Card – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Examination Fee - Per Semester 100,000 100,000
Library Fee – Per Semester 70,000 70,000
Development Fee – Per Year 60,000 N/A
Guild Fee – Per Year 25,000 N/A
Sports Fee – Per Year 20,000 N/A
Medical Fee – Per Year 50,000 30,000


A UGX 20,000 NCHE Fee is paid annually and directly to the National Council for Higher Education by the applicant upon enrolment.

Hostel accommodation for male and female students is available at Buwambo Campus at a fee of UGX 550,000 per quarter (Inclusive of accommodation and meals).

All students in the hostel will be required to bring toiletries.

Where to Bank

All payments should be made in any of the following Banks or their Branches throughout the country in the name of YMCA Comprehensive Institute.

Bank Account Number
Bank of Africa 02022350002
Housing Finance Bank 121160377300
Centenary Bank 3710600053
Stanbic Bank 9030005853000
Equity Bank 1039200875951

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