Bachelor of Counselling - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Counselling

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Help people with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

The program is designed to give you the skills to become a professionally accredited counsellor. You will be equipped with a range of counselling knowledge and skills to work ethically with clients who seek help.

Study location
  • Sunshine Coast
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
074094K
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2^
Program length (full-time)
3 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$24,400
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$73,200
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 011161
  • Moreton Bay 014361
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 54.55 OP - 18 Rank - 64
USC program code
AR375
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2^
Duration
3 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
English
Total courses
24
Total units
288

Explore counselling theories and skills, positive psychology, communication and relationships, family counselling and crisis intervention, grief and loss and cultural diversity. Choose electives to link with areas that will expand your career options.

Our counselling staff are registered counsellors and qualified clinical supervisors. You will have hands-on experience within the community in two placements approved by the University, working a total of 500 hours. A Blue Card (CCYPCG) is required — refer to Program requirements.

Career opportunities

Counselling individuals, families and groups, mental health, aged services, child protection, disability services and a range of human services.

Accreditation

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The Bachelor of Counselling has been accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA), Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA). Following successful completion of the degree you can apply for membership to ACA and or PACFA.

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