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Graduate Diploma of Counselling (GDCN)

Study Mode
  • External

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

  • 1 year or part-time equivalent

  • -

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Program Information Set

Start or expand your counselling career

The Graduate Diploma of Counselling will give you the advanced knowledge and expertise to prepare for, or extend, your practices in a range of specialist counselling areas, as well as fulfill part of the requirements towards eligibility for professional counselling association membership. 

The Graduate Diploma of Counselling specifically contributes towards entry requirements for the counselling profession, while the other specialisations are designed to build specific counselling assessment and intervention skills for working within a range of contexts and with a wide variety of issues and populations.

Your study options

Further study

Our Graduate Diploma of Counselling is a stepping stone into the Master of Counselling, giving you the opportunity to fulfill your counsellor training.

Professional accreditation

Counselling pathways

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