Graduate Diploma of Counselling

Australian College of Applied Professions

Type of institution: Higher Education Institutions
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 01328A

The Graduate Diploma of Counselling is a qualification for people who work or wish to work in a professional capacity in the field of counselling. The course is highly experiential, academically rigorous and practice-oriented. Students are provided with a solid theoretical and ethical base upon which to practise as a counsellor. The course is suitable for people from a wide variety of professional backgrounds who require greater competency in the skill, knowledge and methodology of counselling and its application in practice.

Designed for

Postgraduate students who want to become a professional counsellor or psychotherapist


12 modules including 200 hours of placement


  • Counselling

Standard entry requirements

Relevant bachelor degree


Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Adelaide International: $33,288 Yes
Brisbane International: $32,316 Yes
Melbourne International: $33,288 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Sydney International: $33,288 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney.

FEE-HELP is available.

Further information

FEE-HELP and scholarships are available.

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