24 months
37500 AUD/year
26352 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program from Flinders University provide you with clinical competencies and research skills in CBT for high-prevalence psychological disorders. 

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You will gain clinical training opportunities through industry practicums modelled around a clinical supervision framework. 

Competency-based assessment programs, seminars and workshops are delivered by respected and recognised clinical and research academics, and guest lecturers who are experts in CBT. You will have opportunities to translate knowledge of high-prevalence psychological disorders, comorbid mental health and related disorders, resilience and strengths-based interventions, as well as behavioural activation and motivational interviewing in an applied interdisciplinary learning environment.

The courses are suited to new allied health graduates and health professionals who are committed to ongoing professional development and personal growth using accountable evidence-based treatments and practice principles. They are suitable preparation for those interested in pursuing private practice, or advancing their knowledge and skills in CBT. Collectively, these courses offer developing, expanding and advanced levels of qualification through an integrated program of theory, clinical practicums and research.

Your career

Graduates of this Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program from Flinders University  are competent and equipped to contribute to improving mental health service delivery because of their specialised knowledge and clinical competencies in CBT. Graduates can work in both private and public health care organisations and are trained to work in a range of primary mental health care roles. Graduates who are already in health professional roles are well-placed to embark on leadership positions clinically, academically and through research opportunities.

Potential occupations include:

  • psychotherapist (CBT)
  • (applicable to graduates of the masters)
  • behavioural health coach/low intensity practitioner (CBT)
  • (applicable to graduates of the diploma).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Low-Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychological Disorders 
  • Clinical Practice  
  • Theory and Models of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy  
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychological Disorders
  • Clinical Practicum – Applications of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 
  • Clinical Supervision for Health Professionals

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088941E 

  • Applicants must hold an approved undergraduate degree, or hold the Graduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy from Flinders University or have an equivalent qualification in a health-related area, eg behavioural science, counselling, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology or social work.
  • However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26352 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • $8,119 (Commonwealth supported)

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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