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University of Queensland

24 months
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27536 AUD/year
6692 AUD/year
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About

If you're looking to become an accredited counsellor and help people who are struggling with a range of life challenges, the Master of Counselling from University of Queensland is for you.

Overview

This two year full-time Counselling program from University of Queensland will provide you with in-depth knowledge and practical skills for a successful career in professional counselling. 

The program is designed for those with an approved degree in social work, psychology, human services, nursing or a related field who want to gain professional counselling qualifications.

The program has a strong focus on integrative approaches to counselling and applied psychotherapy. It seeks to effectively and respectfully enhance outcomes for people struggling with a range of challenges.

You'll study courses that will develop your knowledge and professional counselling skills. You'll learn about research that informs counselling practice, understand key best-practice principles and master how to work with a diverse range of clients.

Program highlights

  • Build on your background in social and behavioural sciences, psychology or nursing, and embark on a career in counselling.
  • Be confident you're job-ready, with 360 hours of supervised clinical placements.
  • Learn from professionals and practising counsellors to gain an accredited qualification.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:
  • Crisis counsellor
  • Grief counsellor
  • Drug and alcohol counsellor
  • Relationship counsellor
  • Rehabilitation counsellor
  • Child and youth counsellor
  • Sexual assault counsellor
  • Student counsellor
  • Family counsellor
  • Therapeutic counsellor

Accreditation

Accredited by the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Interpersonal Skills in Counselling
  • Theories of Counselling
  • Counselling and Mental Health
  • Understanding and Caring for Those Affected by Loss
  • Advanced Interpersonal Skills
  • Counselling Children and Young People
  • Ethics and Professional Practice Issues in Counselling
  • Family Therapy Traditions: Basic Concepts and Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 048816G

  • An approved bachelor degree with demonstrated prior learning in the social and behavioural sciences (e.g. in social work, psychology, social welfare, behavioural studies, human services, nursing, therapies, medicine, or related fields).
  • The minimum GPA to be considered for admission into this program is 4.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27536 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6692 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6692 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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