University of New England

Master of Counselling

University of New England
Institution rating
6 yearspart-time
Study mode
Next start date

Why study this course

  • Ideal for those with an undergraduate degree wanting to pursue a career in Counselling
  • Develop advanced knowledge and the competencies required by counselling practitioners
  • Choose between the Generalist Counselling Pathway or the Counselling Placement Pathway

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Counsellor, School Counsellor, Case Manager, Facilitator, and 10 more.


The Master of Counselling is accredited by the Australian Counselling Association (ACA)

Entry requirements

For entry into this course students must have completed the following:

  • AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification; OR
  • 2015-2018 AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of New England; OR
  • 2019-onwards AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of New England; OR
  • AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma or AQF Level 9 Masters or AQF Level 10 Doctorate degree in any relevant* discipline; OR
  • Minimum of three years' full-time (or equivalent) relevant* professional experience and training undertaken in the past 10 years

Where is this course offered?

This course is delivered entirely online, so you can:

  • Study from anywhere and choose when you want to fit study into your week
  • Access all study materials, assessments, and student support services
  • Achieve the same qualification as someone studying in a classroom

Find out more about online courses and the benefits of studying online.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit University of New England's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, University of New England can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit University of New England's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

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Master of Counselling
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Published Jul 2018
Master of CounsellingUniversity of New England
Graduation date2008
Study modeBlended
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Master of Counselling

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