Bachelor of Counselling

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

Ah, humans. Complex beings, just waiting for you to better understand them. In this mind-opening course, youll learn about human development from children to adolescents to adulthood, and finally the experience of older age, illness and death.And we promise youll learn a lot about yourself along the way. The clinical knowledge, diverse expertise and experience of our academic staff will help you develop the foundational skills, to use this knowledge in the future should you pursue postgraduate studies in counselling and psychotherapy. Theres also a lot of flexibility in the course that allows you to tailor your study to areas of interest by choosing from a wide range of majors, minors and electives.

Structure

Total Credit Points 360

Subjects

  • COU1101 Dynamic Models of Counselling
  • COU1201 Therapeutic Practice with Families and Couples
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • COU1102 Self Development 1
  • COU1212 Culture and Diversity in Therapeutic Practice
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • COU2102 Therapeutic Practice with Children and Adolescents
  • COU3101 Humanistic Models of Counselling
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • COU2101 Therapeutic Practice with Older Adults
  • COU3106 Skills Training in Humanistic Counselling
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • COU3102 Self Development 2
  • COU3201 Contemporary Challenges in Therapeutic Practice
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • COU3105 Psychodynamic Concepts into Practice
  • COU3202 Sexuality and Therapeutic Practice
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective
  • Unit from Major/Minor/Elective

Standard entry requirements

  • AQF Cert IV
  • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent)
  • Undergraduate Certificate
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test
  • University Preparation Course
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course
  • Aboriginal University Readiness Assessment or
  • Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Joondalup International: $111,150 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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