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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Graduate Diploma of Counselling (Foundations of Practice)

  • Graduate Diploma

USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Counselling (Foundations of Practice) is designed to provide you with foundational knowledge and skills required for counselling practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$19,680 per year / $19,680 total

About this course

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.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements A bachelor's degree from a recognised university. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
Level of Study
Bachelor

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Psychology courses at University of Southern Queensland (USQ).
88%
Overall satisfaction
96%
Skill scale
84%
Teaching scale
90.6%
Employed full-time
$77.2k
Average salary