Graduate Diploma of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Flinders University

This graduate diploma aims to provide opportunities for individuals working in health related areas to extend and consolidate their knowledge in evidence-based assessment and interventions for high prevalence psychological disorders within a competency-based framework. Current and innovative adult learning approaches are employed to develop essential knowledge and skills that relate directly to applications in a range of diverse settings and provide accessible and effective evidence-based interventions.

Course Fee:

Australian: $22,464
International: $30,500

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a health-related discipline such as behavioural science, counselling, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology or social work; or hold the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy from Flinders University or equivalent qualification. Due to limited Commonwealth supported places, selection is based on academic merit.


The Graduate Diploma is a 36-unit program where students complete six core (compulsory) topics and one option topic chosen from a range of option topics available. These topics aim to provide students with an extended and progressive knowledge of CBT interventions and complimentary evidence-based focused psychological strategies. Students will be able to demonstrate clinical competencies through various modes and also undertake supervised practicums that offer integrated learning opportunities to consolidate clinical skills development.

Subjects you can Study:

Cognitive behaviour therapy

Study Pathways:

This graduate diploma articulates with the Master of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Counsellor, Psychologist,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bedford Park No info Yes Full time 1 year
Bedford Park No info Yes Online
Bedford Park No info Yes Part time 2 years
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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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