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Education - Counselling and Guidance, Postgraduate Diploma

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #287 (QS) Online
Massey University’s Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Counselling and Guidance will develop or advance your knowledge and skills in counselling and guidance practice.

Overview

On the Postgraduate Diploma in Education - Counselling and Guidance from Massey University you’ll develop theoretical knowledge relevant to effective counselling and guidance practice and roles. Whether you’re already in a counselling and guidance role or considering moving into this field, this postgraduate diploma will advance your learning.

Learning outcomes

This diploma is also the first step if you’re thinking of taking the advanced professional qualification, Master of Counselling Studies, and gaining professional membership to practise as a counsellor. 

You’ll develop knowledge and abilities to prepare you to do research relevant to your existing or proposed practice and profession.

Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counselling Theory
  • Culture and Counselling
  • Guidance in Education
  • Family and Couples Counselling

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • meet the University admission requirements as specified; and shall have
  • been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Education, or equivalent; or
  • been awarded or qualified for any other Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and hold a professional qualification in teaching; or
  • been awarded or qualified for any other Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and have professional experience relevant to the intended postgraduate subject.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19693 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19693 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4324 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Domestic students: 6609 NZD
  • International students: 30100 NZD

Funding

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