School of Counselling Course Workloads


Bachelor of Counselling

Bachelor of Counselling (Coaching)

Bachelor of Applied Social Science

 For each unit we recommend an average of nine hours of study per week: One three-hour class (on-campus students), or three hours (equivalent) of online learning activities and interaction with your academic teachers and fellow students (online and blended delivery students), AND a minimum six hours per week of self-directed study, assessment preparation, general research and reading.

Graduate Diploma of Counselling

The Graduate Diploma of Counselling is made up of 12 x 8 credit point units. For each unit we recommend an average of 12 hours of study per week: One three hour class (on-campus students), or three hours of online learning activities and interaction with your academic teachers and fellow students (online and blended delivery students), AND a minimum nine hours per week of self-directed study, assessment preparation, general research and reading.

Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy

For each unit we recommend an average of nine hours of study per week, made up of three hours of online learning activities and interaction with academic staff and fellow students (online and by blended delivery), AND a minimum of six hours per week of self-directed study, assessment preparation, general research and reading.