This Counselling master's at University of Canterbury is designed to give students the opportunity to extend their theoretical grounding and professional skills to work as counsellors in a variety of settings.
Students are trained to identify systematic, effective ways to help clients find simple, acceptable solutions to their current concerns and problems.
The MCouns consists of 240 points of study, taken as a combination of practical and theory courses.
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- Counselling and Psychology: Theories and Skills
- Counselling Supervision and Reflective Practice
- Professional Counselling Practice
- Solution-Focused Theory and Practice with Individuals and Groups
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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It is recommended to apply as early as possible in advance of your intended start date, to allow for visa and other arrangements.
DisciplinesCounselling View 6 other Masters in Counselling in New Zealand
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Candidates wishing to enrol in the MCouns must have qualified for one of the following:
- a degree in Aotearoa New Zealand with either acquired experience in counselling, teaching, nursing, social work, or an equivalent profession, or been deemed suitable for training as a counsellor, or
- been admitted ad eundem statum to enrol for the Master of Counselling, or
- been approved as a candidate by the Dean of Education and Health Sciences.
International50753 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 50753 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National11144 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11144 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
- National Students - 16,864 NZD
- International Students - 76,800 NZD
Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way to fund your university study.
Student loans and allowances
For domestic students, the most common option for funding your study is the New Zealand government's student loans and allowances. Here you can learn more about what they cover, and how to apply.
Overseas financial aid
If you are an international student coming to UC, you may be eligible for tuition or other financial aid from your home country, so make sure to check all your overseas financial aid options.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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