12 months
30320 AUD/year
24560 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Do you have a passion for supporting those with mental health conditions? The Mental Health Counselling program from the University of Southern Queensland  will help develop the necessary expertise in topics including mental health conditions in society, their aetiology, evidence-based treatment approaches, assessment models and psychopharmacology. 


  • While study is mainly external, you will be required to attend mandatory residential schools at USQ Ipswich campus associated with four designated courses to meet the required number of hours of face-to-face instruction and ensure you have the best possible skills preparation.

Career outcomes of the Mental Health Counselling program from the University of Southern Queensland

  • As a graduate, you will be equipped to specialise in mental health counselling, case management and wellbeing. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counselling Skills and Applications

  • Professional Counselling Practice, Identity and Ethics

  • Counselling Frameworks

  • Counselling Issues and Contexts

  • Contexts of Mental Health Counselling

  • Mental Health Practice 

  • Child and Youth Counselling 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


8 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: QLD 00244B, NSW 02225M  

  • A bachelor's degree from a recognised university. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30320 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30320 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    24560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24560 AUD per year during 12 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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