Jansen Newman Institute
Jansen Newman Institute

Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling)

Bachelor Degree

2 majors available

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Course description



3 yrs

Study mode



Start date


3 start dates per year.

Working as a Counsellor and empowering people to make changes in their lives is a truly rewarding career.

This JNI course gives you the right mix of theory and practical experience.

You’ll learn about important social theories, and how to encourage people to discuss their concerns. The course explores areas such as relationship counselling, human behaviour and mediation, and helping people with abuse and addiction issues.

This degree includes 400 hours of valuable work placements, so you can practice what you learn in a supportive environment. You’ll also need to attend practical workshops.

Course details

Entry requirements
  • Year 12 ATAR score of 60 or equivalent, OR
  • Demonstrated ability, including work experience, formal/informal study, or a statement of intent
NSW, Online
Start dates
3 start dates per year.
Full-time: 3 years | Part-time: 6 years
Study mode
Online, In-class
Education institution
Jansen Newman Institute (RTO 0269)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

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What you’ll learn

Become trained in:

  • Applying specific counselling modalities and interventions to meet the needs of clients
  • Explaining mental health and the impact of mental ill health on individuals and families
  • Responding to human diversity and establish working relationships with clients
  • Applying effective counselling interventions with people presenting with alcohol, drug abuse and addiction
  • Applying constructive methods to the facilitation of change
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of counselling
  • Referring clients to other health professionals as appropriate

Support and delivery

Jansen Newman Institute offers a comprehensive support for all students.

You will receive one-on-one support to help you establish goals, create study plans and develop sound study skills.

Online students have access to personalised support over the phone or via email.