24 months
38000 AUD/year
27600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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If you'd like to build a career that makes a meaningful difference, La Trobe's accredited Master of Rehabilitation Counselling and Mental Health from La Trobe University will give you the foundations for a rewarding career that supports others through huge life changes.

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Develop your professional knowledge, skills and expertise with this unique combination of rehabilitation counselling and mental health subjects.

During this Master of Rehabilitation Counselling and Mental Health from La Trobe University , you'll get hands-on experience and will graduate prepared to work in rehabilitation counselling, as well as broader counselling settings such as mental health and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselling.

Explore a diverse range of workplaces and cultures. You'll learn how to support individuals and communities through disability, disadvantage and injury – helping them to reach their full potential and reintegrate into work and the community.

Career outcomes

After graduation, you could work across a wide range of industries, including allied health, education, government, sports, and more.


The Health Administration stream within the Master of Health Sciences is accredited by the Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM). The Rehabilitation Counselling stream within the Master of Health Sciences is accredited by the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Care and Support Services for Older People 
  • Health and Well-being of Older People  
  • The Australian Health Systems  
  • Integrated Health Promotion 
  • Health Data for Decision Making: Epidemiology and Biostatistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


240 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 106839E

  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • Specialisation - recommended: Health Sciences, Psychology, Behavioural Sciences or other relevant field.
  • Cognate pathway: 120 credit points (1 year)
  • Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling (PHG0001CI)
  • Applicants with industry experience will also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    27600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27600 AUD per year during 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.

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