Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (GDipCounsPsych)

Program Code

GDCP

Academic Year

2017

Program Faculty

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy consists of core and elective coursework to introduce students to the broad theoretical foundations and skills of counselling / psychotherapy. It will provide an introductory pathway to training in a specific counselling / psychotherapy modality or provide training in a range of specific counselling / psychotherapy modalities to experienced counsellors.
The Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 12 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

Courses to the value of up to 12 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
PUB HLTH 5005 Counselling Skills 1 3
PUB HLTH 5006 Ethics in the Workplace 3
PUB HLTH 5008 Counselling and Psychotherapy Theories 3
PUB HLTH 6018 Counselling Skills 2 3