Graduate Diploma of Counselling

Morling College

This course is the normal prerequisite for the Morling College Master of Counselling course. The Graduate Diploma, taken alone, is designed to meet the needs of people wanting to train in a helping ministry but not necessarily wanting to make counselling a career. Emphasis is placed on developing personal awareness and counselling microskills. Students wishing to specialise in marriage/family counselling will be encouraged to undertake further clinical training within the master degree.

Course Fee:

Australian: $14,112

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree or equivalent


A total of 32 credit points is required: 2 credit points from the required core subjects and 8 credit points of electives.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Completion of 4 units (16 credit points) makes a student eligible for the Graduate Certificate in Counselling which is an early exit point from the Graduate Diploma.

Who for:

Counselling practitioners wanting skills with a view to a Master degree, or those in helping professions wanting to add formal training in counselling

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 02650E (for NSW Aust Coll Theo)

Related Careers:

Counsellor, Youth Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Macquarie Park No info No Full time 1 year
Macquarie Park No info No Part time 2 years
Morling College provides postgraduate awards in Education and Christian Counselling and offers accredited awards of the Australian College of Theology at all levels. Morling College was founded as the theological college of the Baptist Union of NSW and ACT, training men and women for ministry and lay roles within Christian churches and organisations. FEE-HELP is available to eligible students.

Provider CRICOS: 02650E (for NSW Aust Coll Theo)

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