12 months
15160 AUD/year
12280 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Do you aspire to support those suffering with mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression in a counselling setting? The Mental Health Counselling certificate from the University of Southern Queensland will include topics on mental health in Australia, therapeutic interventions, assessment models and psychopharmacology. 


  • Gain skills in treatment planning, and a range of approaches to case management and assessment tools.
  • Our online Mental Health Counselling certificate from the University of Southern Queensland is designed to develop your career within the health, psychology or human services profession.
  • Offered part-time, this degree can alternatively be a professional development opportunity for psychologists and social workers.
  • For those seeking registration as a counsellor, please refer to the Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Master of Counselling degrees.

Career outcomes 

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

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


  • Part-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


4 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

    15160 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15160 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12280 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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