Master of Counselling

University of Canberra

This course aims to provide an advanced level of training to professional counsellors to progress their qualifications and professional experience. The course provides students with opportunities to develop advanced counselling skills and change interventions in specialised models and specific contexts of practice, study counselling supervision in depth, and undertake project/applied research units relevant to their counselling practice and work context.

Course Fee:

International: $54,000

Entry Requirements:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline as approved by the University; demonstrate a minimum of two years' relevant experience, paid or voluntary by submission of a CV including 2 referees; and attend a pre-admission interview at the University of Canberra


48 credit points

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Exit awards: Graduate Certificate in Counselling; Graduate Diploma in Counselling. The Graduate Certificate in Professional Supervision; and the Graduate Diploma in Counselling are subsumable into the Master of Counselling award.


This course is designed as a professional qualification in counselling. Graduates of this course may apply for professional membership with organisations such as the Counselling and Psychotherapy Association for Canberra and Regions (CAPACAR), and for listing on the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) register as a counsellor and supervisor (depending on their professional experience and supervision).

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info No Part time 2 years
Canberra No info No Full time 4 years
The University of Canberra is located in Australia's national capital. The University provides professionally based undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. They engage in applied research to support government, business and the professions regionally, nationally and internationally.

Provider CRICOS: 00212K

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