This Counselling program offered at the University of Queensland program is designed for those with an approved degree in social work, psychology, human services, nursing or a related field. It's accredited by the Australian Counselling Association and the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia.
Benefit from a program run jointly by the School of Psychology and the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work. Learn the specific knowledge of counselling while gaining in-depth insight from the fields of psychology, social work and nursing.
Study courses that will develop your knowledge and professional counselling skills. You will learn about research that informs counselling practice, understand key best-practice principles and master how to work with a diverse range of clients.
Be confident and job ready with 360 hours of supervised clinical placements. While on placement, you will complete a major project, providing you with the opportunity to apply counselling theory and research skills as you work with clients.
Graduates of the Master of Counselling typically work in human-service settings such as health, welfare, community services, human resources and personnel management and private practice.
Graduates work with individuals, families, groups and communities in a number of different settings in order to address issues like:
- drug and alcohol problems
- loss and grief
- medical diagnoses or health challenges
- mental health and well-being
- relationship issues
- sexual abuse
- working with children.
More informationVisit official programme website
- 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesPsychology Counselling View 96 other Masters in Psychology in Australia
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.
International27536 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 27536 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National6692 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6692 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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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