Text Books & Course Materials


Each trimester your unit or module Manual and Readings are available for free download in your online class space through the student portal.

Some higher education units or VET modules/ subjects will require you to work with a recommended or designated textbook. You may wish to purchase the textbook or, alternatively, borrow it from the library.

Trimester 3, 2017

View the Counselling Diploma Units Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017 

View the Counselling Bachelor Units Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017*

View the Counselling Graduate Diploma Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017

View the Counselling Masters Units Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017

View the Psychological Science Units Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017**

View the Social Work Units Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017***

View Vocational Education & Training Courses Textbook List for Trimester 3, 2017

*NOTE for COUN1921: We have become aware that Australian stock of this text is limited. If you are unable acquire a copy from The Co-op, it can be ordered from Amazon, or AbeBooks. Week 1 textbook readings will be provided in your class space to allow for the additional time overseas orders may take to arrive.

**NOTE for PSYC2032: An incorrect text was originally listed for this unit. The textbook list now shows the correct title.

**NOTE for SWSP2033 & SWSP6033 : The recommended texts for these units have been updated. 

Library eTextbooks

Some textbooks are available as ebooks through the library. These ebooks can be accessed online at no additional cost. Students are encouraged to search the library catalogue to see which texts are available. A guide to searching for and using library ebooks can be found here. Note that some publisher-set limitations may apply to ebooks regarding printing of content, offline availability, or number of simultaneous users. These limitations may vary from book to book.

Purchasing Textbooks

ACAP liaise with the Co-Op to provide locations near our campuses for students to purchase the texts for our units. You can also purchase them through the Co-Op website.

Study Method

Recommended Outlet

Online Delivery

Co-op website

Sydney On-Campus

The Co-op Sydney CBD store or website

Melbourne On-Campus

The Co-op Grattan SPP store or website

Brisbane On-Campus

The Co-op South Bank store or website

Adelaide On-Campus

The Co-op website

If you are having trouble obtaining your texts from the Co-Op, you may also wish to try other sources such as Amazon, the Book Depository, or Abe Books.

Contact information for ACAP's bookstore partners

The Co-op Sydney CBD store
Shop 2, 153 Phillip Street, NSW, 2000. (Map)
(02) 9095 5551

The Co-op South Bank store
Level 2, 140 Grey Street, Queensland Conservatorium of Music, South Brisbane, Qld, 4101. (Map)
Phone (07) 3735 6355.

The Co-op Grattan SPP store
Alan Gilbert Building, 161 Barry St, Carlton (cnr Grattan and Barry Sts), Vic, 3053. (Map)
Phone (03) 9341 7000, Fax (03) 9349 5992.