Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 01595D

Help people with their mental health and emotional wellbeing. The program is designed to provide the skills to become a professionally accredited counsellor. You will be equipped with a wealth of counselling knowledge applicable to a variety of career pathways, as well as being taught skills to work ethically with clients who seek help.In this program you will explore counselling theories and skills, positive psychology, communication and relationships, family counselling and crisis intervention, grief and loss and cultural diversity. You can choose electives to link with areas that will expand your career options while you learn with like-minded peers at either our Sunshine Coast or Moreton Bay campuses, delivered by blended learning.


Total units: 288

Standard entry requirements

Have completed a minimum level of education similar to successful completion of Australian Year 12 with good grades.


Australian Counselling Association;Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
UniSC Moreton Bay International: $74,400
  • ATAR: 50
  • Full-time : 3 years
UniSC Sunshine Coast International: $74,400
  • ATAR: 50
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers a Regional Preference Scheme for eligible applicants who reside or attend school in one of the following regional council areas: Sunshine Coast Regional Council; Noosa Council; Gympie Regional Council; Moreton Bay Regional Council; Somerset Regional Council; Fraser Coast Regional Council; South Burnett Regional Council. For eligible applicants an additional OP score of one or two selection ranks is granted.

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