Torrens University Australia

Diploma of Counselling & Communication Skills

Torrens University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 03389E

A Diploma of Counselling is your first step towards a rewarding career in counselling through this accredited higher education course, which provides students with a sound understanding of counselling theories and strategies.


The Diploma of Counselling & Communication Skills comprises of 8 subjects.

Standard entry requirements

  • Domestics Students: Year 12 (or equivalent)
  • ORA completed or partly completed qualification at AQF level 6 (associate degree) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent higher education qualification.A completed Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification at AQF Level 4 (Certificate IV) or above.A Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) percentile rank or equivalent.A completed foundation studies or preparatory program that is recognised for admission purposes by another Australian University.Informal and/or non-formal learning that satisfy the criteria for Special Entry into University programs.Special Entry Requirements Special Entry Requirements Demonstrated ability to undertake study at the required level: Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success
  • ORFormal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success
  • ORWritten submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success.International Students: Please contact a Torrens University Course & Careers Advisor on 1300 575 803

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $19,530
International: $22,470
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Sydney - Pyrmont Campus Domestic: $19,530
International: $22,470
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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