Graduate Certificate of Counselling

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102762J

Level of study: Postgraduate


Contemporary human needs include mental health care and wellbeing. This course addresses these growing needs by equipping you as a professional, allowing you to explore, identify and examine intervention strategies to assist those people who are at risk.

Designed by experienced educators with substantial experience working as professional counsellors and psychologists, this course will provide you with knowledge of theory, concepts, principles, issues and contexts relevant to working as a counsellor, as well as preparatory skills. In this course, you will focus on the following areas:

lifespan development and counselling approaches relevant to issues experienced during the lifespan
theory and counselling practice that leads towards positive change, effective coping, and mental/emotional well-being
principles, guidelines, and issues in conducting counselling in an ethically appropriate manner
foundational interviewing and counselling skills as an interpersonal process, and the application of these to diverse contexts.

For those already within an established career, the course will provide complimentary knowledge and understanding of human behaviour which may be applied to enable a positive, supportive and safe workplace environment.

This full-time course is also offered on-campus in the below location:

Multi-modal at Singapore: Full time

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
18,200 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 0.5 years
Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800

Entry criteria

Applicants must have successfully completed a recognised bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification with a 60% average.

Level D

IELTS (Academic): 7.0 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 7.0, Reading 7.0, Writing 7.0 and Speaking 7.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 65 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 65, Reading 65, Speaking 65 and Writing 65

TOEFL Internet-based test: 98 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 24, Listening 24, Speaking 23 and Writing 27


Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
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