Diploma Higher Education in Counseling Psychology

@ Colombo International Institute of Higher Education - CIIHE

Diploma of Higher Education in Counseling Psychology (DHECO) is a Level 5 qualification that is equal to two years of a Bachelors degree in Psychology. DHECO is awarded by Colombo Institute of Research and Psychology. After the successful completion of the DHECO, students are eligible to enter the final year of the Bachelors degree program in Sri Lanka.

Upon completion of DHECO students have the option of transferring to complete their studies at Coventry University/University of Hertfordshire/University of Bolton/Deakin University and University of Western Australia in UK and Australia respectively.

DHECO stretches across 5 semesters and includes 14 compulsory modules and 2 elective modules with 240 credits. The curriculum covers the core areas in clinical and counseling psychology including research methodology and statistics for Psychology.

Entry Requirements

  • Direct entry - A/L Two passes in any stream or O/L + Foundation / Work Experience
  • Alternative - Individuals who does not possess the above entry qualification, may contact the admissions manager for alternative entry routes


2 Years

Course Fee

LKR 715,000

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+94 11 7 221726, +94 71 1094646


No 230 , Galle Road , Colombo 04

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