Griffith University

Bachelor of Counselling

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Graduates will gain skills in providing professional counselling to assist others in resolving personal or professional problems. Working in the counselling profession involves guiding and empowering people to develop self-understanding and to make changes in their lives in order to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals. They assist people by offering them a structured and focused way of addressing their problems, and work with clients on developing strategies to overcome obstacles and personal challenges that they are facing.


  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Career Psychology and Counselling
  • Case Management for Human Service and Health Professionals
  • Community Internship
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Counselling Practicum 1: Applying Theory
  • Counselling Practicum 2: Reflective Practice
  • Counselling Skills
  • Counselling Theory and Practice
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • First Peoples Health and Practice
  • Group Facilitation and Coaching Skills
  • Health Psychology
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Psychology 1
  • Introduction to Psychology 2
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Lifespan Development
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychology in Professional Contexts
  • Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology
  • Social and Cultural Psychology


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $82,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $82,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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