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Graduate Diploma in Counselling

GradDipCouns

80 cp

Minimum duration: 2 years part-time.

Course available at: Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

Graduate Certificate in Counselling (Exit qualification only)
GradCertCouns
40 cp
Minimum duration: 1 year part-time.

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed:

  1. a Bachelor degree with substantial studies in an appropriate field2; and
  2. a satisfactory interview demonstrating suitability to undertake the course

2. Requirements for Completion of the Graduate Diploma

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma, a student must complete:

  1. 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings; and
  2. COUN510 Supervised Practicum

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings may exit with the Graduate Certificate in Counselling.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
COUN500 10 Foundational Theories and Applications of Counselling
COUN501 10 Counselling in Practice
COUN502 10 Human Development and Contemporary Models of Counselling
(Pre: COUN500 Foundational Theories and Applications of Counselling)
COUN503 10 Interaction Groups
COUN504 10 Specialisations in Counselling I
(Pre: COUN501 Counselling in Practice, COUN502 Human Development and Contemporary Models of Counselling)
COUN505 10 Advanced Interaction Groups
(Pre: COUN503 Interaction Groups)
COUN506 10 Specialisations in Counselling 2
(Pre: COUN504 Specialisations in Counselling I)
COUN507 10 Advanced Counselling in Practice
(Pre: COUN504 Specialisations in Counselling I)

Supervised Practicum Unit

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Title
COUN510 0 Supervised Practicum
(Pre: 40 cp in 500-level COUN units)


1 A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2 For example counselling, psychology, social or behavioural science, social work, education or nursing.