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Course highlights

  • Be supported by a dedicated Student Success Adviser
  • Online and accelerated
  • Apply knowledge and skills immediately
  • Key focus on human diversity, inclusion and respect
  • Start anytime – intakes are open every 2 months

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Overview

The University of Canberra’s Graduate Diploma in Counselling further develops your counselling skills with practical, in-person experience, support and feedback from academics. The course will extend and expand your counselling skills and deepen your knowledge and theoretical understanding of trauma, loss and grief, and its impact on people's lives.

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QUICK FACTS

  • icon-online-study   8 units | 7 weeks each
  • icon-online-study  16 months part-time
  • icon-online-study   Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Oct
  • icon-online-study  $3,100* per unit, FEE-HELP available

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The University of Canberra is an ambitious university for ambitious people.

The University takes pride in designing online courses that are practical, supported and accelerated. Our courses are truly flexible and inclusive, ensuring you are connected to an inspiring community of teachers and learners anywhere, anytime.

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Ranked in the top 5 universities in Australia for learner engagement, skills development and student support.1

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Top 10 university in Australia1

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#2 young university in Australia1

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¹Times Higher Education, 2021

Learning outcomes

  • Build on the foundations of counselling 
    Acquire a critical understanding of human diversity and the major models of counselling that will strengthen your capability to work in a range of social and cultural contexts.

  • Respectful approach to counselling
    Develop the knowledge on how to work with clients from diverse cultural backgrounds and identities.

  • Dedicated support
    A Student Success Adviser is allocated to support you throughout your study journey, right from enrolment through to graduation.

Graduate Certificate
Description of the Course + 4 Number of units or continue studying

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Graduate Diploma
All units from the Graduate Certificate + 4 Diploma units or continue studying

The Graduate Diploma focuses on giving you the foundational skills that industry demands plus the soft skills to influence business decisions at senior management levels. 

The fast-tracked model means you can graduate with a diploma in just over a year, plus it gives you a pathway to study the Master of Business Analytics. 

Master of Health Services Management
All subjects from the Graduate Certificate + 8 subjects from the Master of Health Services Management

The UTS Master of Health Services Management prepares leaders in health and social care who want to drive change and create safer, higher value and more equitable health systems and services.