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The two-year, graduate entry coursework Master of Genetic Counselling is the entry-level qualification for work as a gen…
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Admission requirements Admission requirements Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants must have completed either: an undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline such as science, biomedical science, health science, social work, psychology, medicine, or related discipline, or an undergraduate degree in any discipline and documented relevant work experience including clear evidence of career development, professional writing, and professional achievement or practice comparable to that expected of undergraduate degree holders in cognate disciplines. In addition to one of the above, applicants must have also completed the following subjects at a tertiary level within the last 10 years and must provide relevant subject outlines with their application: one biology subject (to first-year undergraduate level) one human genetics subject (to second- or third-year undergraduate level, or equivalent). For prerequisite checking, students must provide a copy of the subject or unit descriptions from the university handbook (or equivalent) of the university where they completed the subjects. If students are unsure whether the previous study meets prerequisite requirements, they can submit the subject outlines for pre-assessment via email. Applicants must also provide the following. At least two, and no more than three written references as evidence of relevant voluntary/paid work experience in a caring role. Referees may include: teacher/lecturer/academic, employer/supervisor of paid work, supervisor of peer counselling/volunteer work/placement. Referees should include a statement regarding how long they have known the applicant and the capacity in which they know the applicant. Referees are asked to comment on the applicant's character, ability, and suitability to be a genetic counsellor. The references should be submitted as a PDF and, where possible, include the signature of the referee. A personal statement of up to 1000 words. The personal statement should describe the skills and qualities applicants bring to a career in genetic counselling and explain how they meet the selection criteria. Applicants should also include a statement confirming that this is their own work. Selected applicants are required to undertake a short interview with a panel and final offers are dependent upon interview rank. Applicants are assessed in the areas of communication skills, interpersonal skills, interest in genetic counselling, and commitment to genetic counselling as a career. Professional and clinical requirements All successful applicants are required to: acquire a Working With Children Check and an Australian National Police Check complete a series of NSW Health forms including a Code of Conduct, and demonstrate evidence of protection against a number of specified infectious diseases. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 7. 0 overall with a writing score of 7. 0; or TOEFL: paper based: 584-609 overall with TWE of 5. 0, internet based: 94-101 overall with a writing score of 27; or AE6: Pass; or PTE: 65-72; or CAE: 185-190. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. International students International applicants, in addition to the above requirements, are required to obtain a police certificate/criminal clearance from every country they have resided in. If a country does not issue police certificates/criminal clearances, applicants are required to complete a Statutory Declaration for Overseas Students. Visa requirement: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international stude
Duration
2 years full-time

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Counselling provides students with advanced professional skills for counselling ministry and for pastoral …
Entry Requirements
Admission criteria

Successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Integrated Psychotherapy (Spiritual) from the Australian Institute of Family Counselling (AIFC) and satisfactory completion of an interview with a designated Coursework Coordinator.

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Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$14,688 per year / $14,688 total

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Counselling prepares graduates for a career in counselling.
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
66.70%

Masters (Coursework)

If your ambition is to make a positive difference to the lives of children and adolescents, then this is the …

Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$6,566 per year
Graduate Satisfaction
87.00%

Masters (Coursework)

Develop an understanding of the theory and practice of counselling with the Master of Counselling at VU.
Entry Requirements

Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any discipliner>ORr>Completion of an Australian Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a similar discipline.r>ANDr>Suitability for the profession of counselling as determined at an interview.

Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
66.70%

Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Counselling provides students with a range of counselling skills that can be applied across work settin…

Duration
3 years part-time
Tuition Fees
$31,400 per year
Graduate Satisfaction
85.90%

Masters (Coursework)

This course provides training in family therapy with a focus on supervision of family work and integrating family therap…
Entry Requirements
Health sciences courses
Graduate Satisfaction
81.80%

Masters (Coursework)

If you are passionate about helping people and want to make a positive difference in the lives of others, this is the…

Entry Requirements

Entry level 1: 96 points to complete
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 2: 72 points to complete
Duration: 1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years relevant professional experience.

Or

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a related field with at least a credit (60%) average.

Or

A bachelor (honours) degree and/or graduate certificate and/or graduate diploma (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average.

Entry level 3: 48 points to complete
Duration: 1 years full-time, 2 years part-time

A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a related field with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years relevant professional experience.

Or

A bachelor (honours) degree and/or graduate certificate and/or graduate diploma (or equivalent) in any field with at least a credit (60%) average and a minimum of two years relevant professional experience.

Or

A bachelor (honours) degree and/or graduate certificate and/or graduate diploma (or equivalent) in a related field with at least a credit (60%) average.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Duration
1 year part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$26,600 per year
Graduate Satisfaction
80.00%

Masters (Coursework)

If you have a background in social and behavioural sciences or the helping professions, the Master of Counselling will h…
Entry Requirements
An approved bachelor degree with demonstrated prior learning in the social and behavioural sciences (e. g. in social work, psychology, social welfare, behavioural studies, human services, nursing, therapies, medicine, or related fields).
Intake Months
Mar
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Tuition Fees
$6,566 per year / $13,132 total
Graduate Satisfaction
84.90%

Masters (Coursework)

In Australasia, genetic counsellors are allied health professionals who work in partnership with clinical geneticists or…
Entry Requirements

1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • an undergraduate degree with a cognate genetics subject at second year level, or equivalent; and
  • a personal statement; and
  • demonstrated, relevant volunteer or professional experience; and
  • an interview (which may be restricted to shortlisted applicants)

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • prior academic performance; and
  • the personal statement; and
  • demonstrated, relevant volunteer or professional experience; and
  • the interview

3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.

Notes

Students may choose to exit the course with a Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling following successful completion of the first 100 credit points. The Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling is only available as an exit award. Completion of the Graduate Diploma in Genetic Counselling does not satisfy requirements to register as a practicing Genetic Counsellor.

Intake Months
Mar
Duration
2 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Tuition Fees
$19,008 per year / $38,016 total
Financial Support
Austudy
Graduate Satisfaction
85.10%

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