Course Materials and Text Books


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 2, 2017

View the School of Counselling Textbook List - Bachelor units for Trimester 2, 2017

View the School of Counselling Textbook List - Graduate Diploma units for Trimester 2, 2017

View the School of Counselling Textbook List - Masters units for Trimester 2, 2017

View the School of Psychological Science Textbook List for Trimester 2, 2017*

View the School of Social Work Textbook List for Trimester 2, 2017

View the School of Vocational Education & Training Textbook List for Trimester 2, 2017

* Please note that the textbooks for PSYC5042 and PSYC5092 have been updated as of May 15th.

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) 9232 2250

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.