Graduate Diploma of Counselling (GDCN) (Foundations of Practice) (Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate)

University of Southern Queensland Australia

Cricos: 00244B

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The award
Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate

How long you will study

Domestic course fees
AUD 19040 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 20160 per year

All study options

About Graduate Diploma of Counselling (GDCN) (Foundations of Practice) at University of Southern Queensland

USQ's Graduate Diploma of Counselling (Foundations of Practice) is designed to provide you with foundational knowledge and skills required for counselling practice. During this degree you will study counselling frameworks, professional practice and ethics, and counselling assessment and interventions. The knowledge you acquire will be transferable between nursing, psychology, teaching, welfare, human services or allied health practices.

While study is mainly external, you will be required to attend mandatory residential schools at USQ Ipswich campus associated with four designated courses to meet the required number of hours of face-to-face instruction and ensure you have the best possible skills preparation.

Further study

Use the credit you'll gain from the Graduate Diploma of Counselling and go on to complete the Master of Counselling.

Professional accreditation

The Graduate Diploma of Counselling is the stepping stone to the Master of Counselling qualification. The Masters of Counselling will meet the PACFA Training Standards 2014, the training standards for entry into the counselling profession in Australia.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardGraduate Diploma, Graduate CertificateHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study find out
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 19040 per yearInternational course feesAUD 20160 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Southern Queensland to find course entry requirements.

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