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Text Books & Course Materials

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, limited copies are available from the library.

Click the links below to view the textbooks for your course. For students studying multi-discipline courses, please check each relevant list. 

Trimester 1, 2021

Textbook details will be published as they are finalised. If you don't see the unit you are looking for in the lists below, please check back in the coming days.

Counselling Bachelor Units for Trimester 1, 2021*

Counselling Diploma Units for Trimester 1, 2021

Counselling Graduate Certificate Units for Trimester 1, 2021

Counselling Graduate Diploma Units for Trimester 1, 2021

Counselling Masters Units for Trimester 1, 2021

Criminology, Policing & Justice Bachelor Units for Trimester 1, 2021

Psychological Science Units for Trimester 1, 2021

Social Work Units for Trimester 1, 2021

VET Courses - No set texts

Multi-discipline units (MULT1015, MULT1025, & MULT1035) - No set texts

Graduate Certificate in Applied Coaching - No set texts

*Please note that the textbook for COUN2281 has changed since the initial publication of this list.


Library eTextbooks

A number of textbooks are available as ebooks through the library. These ebooks can be accessed online at no additional cost by students with a current enrolment. Students are encouraged to check the eTextbook guide to see which texts are available. Note that some publisher-set limitations may apply to ebooks regarding printing of content, offline availability, or number of simultaneous users.

Purchasing Textbooks

ACAP recommends the following websites for purchasing textbooks:




For textbooks for the Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Policing units, students should order from Zookal.

Additionally, most local book stores should be able to special order textbooks, if you supply them with the ISBN.

Many etextbooks can be purchased through VitalSource or other ebook platforms.