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Master of Pastoral Counselling (with specialisation)

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Pastoral Counselling equips you with the advanced knowledge and skills to provide counselling or enhance your pastoral care practice in a range of faith-based and other institutions, including congregational, educational, healthcare, aged care, hospital, corrective services, welfare, university, military, emergency services and industry settings.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
Online
Intake Months
Mar, Jul

About this course

The Master of Pastoral Counselling equips you with the advanced knowledge and skills to provide counselling or enhance your pastoral care practice in a range of faith-based and other institutions, including congregational, educational, healthcare, aged care, hospital, corrective services, welfare, university, military, emergency services and industry settings.

Entry requirements

Master of Pastoral Counselling Graduate Certificate in Pastoral Counselling Exit point only, no special arrangements apply. Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling Applicants for the Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling must meet the following Admission Requirements: Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree (or AQF) equivalent in theology, psychology or Australian Qualifications Framework. Applicants with degrees in any other disciplines are encouraged to apply. OR Applicants without an undergraduate degree may be considered, with evidence that they are able to undertake tertiary studies in this area (such as a letter of motivation and two professional or academic references). English Language Proficiency Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents. csu. edu. au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. Master of Pastoral Counselling Applicants for the Master of Pastoral Counselling must meet the following Admission Requirements: * be able to demonstrate through a pre-admission interview personal suitability to undertake professional practice as a pastoral counsellor, including self-awareness, relational capacity, personal ethical practice, being able to reflect on and learn from experience, and being open to positive and challenging feedback; and * hold an undergraduate degree (or AQF equivalent) in theology or psychology, however applicants with degrees in other disciplines are encouraged to apply; or * have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling or * hold a Graduate Diploma of Counselling from another institution; These applicants may be required to complete the core subject theological component of a Graduate Diploma of Theology before being granted admission to the Master of Pastoral Counselling. AND STANDARD English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents. csu. edu. au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.  Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling Applicants for the Graduate Diploma of Pastoral Counselling must meet the following Admission Requirements: Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in theology, psychology or Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent. Applicants with degrees in any other disciplines are encouraged to apply. OR Applicants without an undergraduate degree may be considered, with evidence that they are able to undertake tertiary studies in this area (such as a letter of motivation and two professional or academic references). English Language Proficiency Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents. csu. edu. au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. This will apply to both domestic and international applicants. Offer may be conditional on ELP but applicants will be required to provide evidence of meeting these requirements before the start of studies.
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Online

How to apply

Apply direct to CSU Are you a non-school leaver or do you want to study online?

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Psychology courses at Charles Sturt University (CSU).
78.2%
Overall satisfaction
70.3%
Skill scale
58.4%
Teaching scale
89.4%
Employed full-time
$91.3k
Average salary