Graduate Certificate in Counselling for Health Professionals (M5F)

Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

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Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 1.5 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years
Entry requirements

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Course structure

Core Units

On successfully completing this subject, students will be able to use practical skills for more effective interpersonal communication, as well as basic counselling skills. This unit examines styles of counselling with integration of theories of counselling with its practice. The…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit covers the skills needed for the various components of the counselling process and builds on the skills acquired in Counselling Skills 1, including further exploration of the 3 Steps Egan model. Students are required to demonstrate they have…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit explores current thinking and strategies around dealing with issues of adjustment to change. That change includes changes involving loss, grief and trauma. Death and bereavement will be addressed including dealing with grief as a natural process and with…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit provides an introduction to studies in addictive behaviours in preparation for employment in the area of alcohol and other substance counselling, treatment and prevention. It provides an overview of models of treatment and prevention of addictive behaviours with…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

Further information regarding applying for the Graduate Certificate in Counselling for Health Professionals can be found in the 2021 Postgraduate Counselling Program FAQs (PDF 238KB)

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Enquire online for advice on the application process and the available pathways to study at UTAS.

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS

Domestic applicants who recently completed secondary education 

This course does not admit students on the basis of secondary education.

You can enquire online for advice on pathways or alternative course options.

Domestic applicants with higher education study

To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor Degree from a recognised Institution. The degree should include a major in psychology, behavioural or psychological science; or
  • be a degree in an affiliated area of human services, such as education, social work, law or nursing; or be other equivalent qualifications or
  • be a combination of qualifications which required at least one year of full-time tertiary study, or is deemed equivalent by the College of Health and Medicine.

Domestic applicants with VET / TAFE study

This course does not admit students on the basis of VET / TAFE study.

You can enquire online for advice on pathways or alternative course options.

Domestic applicants with work and life experience

This course does not admit students on the basis of work or life experience.

You can enquire online for advice on pathways or alternative course options.

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

If your ability to access or participate in education has been affected by circumstances beyond your control, you can apply for special consideration as part of your application. We will consider a range of factors for special consideration, including economic hardship, a serious medical condition or disability.

We can only approve applications for special consideration where we are confident that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in your studies. If your application is not approved, the UTAS admissions team will work with you to find the best alternative pathway to your chosen course. Special consideration is not available for international applicants.

INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS

This course is not available to international students. Please enquire online for advice on alternative course options.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

2021 Total Course Fee (international students): $17,475 AUD*.

Course cost based on a rate of $34,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

* Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

International students

International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

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Domestic
1300 363 864
International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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