Taught course

Master of Counselling

University of Queensland · Health and Behavioural Sciences

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).

CRICOS Code: 048816G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 7; reading 7; writing 7; speaking 7; listening 7. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

Months of entry


Course content

Why study the Master of Counselling?

This program will provide students with in depth knowledge and practical skills for a successful career in professional counselling. Taught in collaboration with UQ's School of Psychology, the program is well-established in Australia. It is accredited with both major professional associations (ACA and PACFA). The program has a strong focus on integrative approaches to counselling and applied psychotherapy that seek to effectively and respectfully enhance outcomes for people struggling with a range of challenges. These challenges may vary from intra-personal issues to inter-personal (relationship) and systemic problems across areas from prevention to clinical care.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
+61 3 8676 7004