Master of Counselling

University of Tasmania

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00586B (TAS); 03058B (NSW)

The Master of Counselling is a skill based course which aims to provide students with the advanced knowledge and skills in counselling, assessment and research and preparation for employment in a range of counselling roles. The course focuses on developing an advanced understanding of theoretical basis of counselling and the ethical, legal and professional issues in relation to the practice of counselling, and the acquisition of advanced level counselling skills. Students will develop an ability to demonstrate a range of skills in relation to assessment, intervention, evaluation, consultation and referral; and an understanding of approaches to research in counselling and the ability to successfully undertake independent projects within the community in the area of counselling.

Designed for

Psychology or behavioural science graduates


  • Counselling

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree with a major in psychology or behavioural science
  • Degree in an affiliated area or equivalent
  • Graduate Diploma in Counselling

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