Graduate Diploma of Counselling and Psychotherapy

The University of Adelaide

Counsellors support others in exploring and overcoming emotional, mental and lifestyle issues. Counselling is a rewarding career choice for those who want to work with people, develop personal wisdom and transform lives.

Course Fee:

Australian: $25,500
International: $36,500

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory academic performance within the Graduate Certificate of Counselling and Psychotherapy program. Applicants must submit a CV/resume and a 500 word statement outlining their motivation to undertake the program

Structure:

Students complete 4 core courses in Counselling and Psychotherapy and 4 elective courses in thematic areas in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Subjects you can Study:

Counselling and psychotherapy

Recognition:

This program meets the training standards of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Related Careers:

Counsellor,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Part time 2 years
North Terrace No info No Full time 1 year

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