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Victoria University

24 months
28600 AUD/year
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Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of counselling with the Master of Counselling at Victoria University.


You'll gain experience in adult, child and adolescent counselling, focusing your learning on:

  • counselling and psychological theory
  • counselling interventions and psychological therapies (for adults, children, adolescents and families)
  • practical skills through industry-based learning and placement.

Accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), the Master of Counselling covers:

  • insights into a range of presenting issues, including depression, anxiety, grief, loss and addictions
  • an understanding of the ethics of counselling
  • the completion of a practice-based minor thesis.

Careers in counselling

This Master of Counselling at Victoria University course leads to careers in:

  • counselling
  • family support
  • multicultural services
  • community work
  • school counselling
  • welfare services
  • palliative care
  • refugee services
  • youth work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Counselling Theories and Interventions
  • Counselling across the Lifespan
  • Ethics and Professional Practice for Counsellors
  • Supervision and Reflection Practice for Counsellors
  • Evaluation and Research for Counselling Interventions
  • Working with Diversity in Counselling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 042907J

  • Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipline
  • Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline.
  • Suitability for the profession of counselling as determined at an interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14300 AUD per semester during 24 months.

Domestic students: Full-fee - A$23,800 per year

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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