Bachelor of Psychological Science and Counselling

recommended sequence of study

*Note: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Counselling, Bachelor of Counselling (Minor in Coaching), and Bachelor of Psychological Science & Counselling courses, are required to undertake volunteering as a mandatory part of their course requirements. For further information, please click on the following link.

Studying out-of-sequence may result in a unit not being offered in your final trimester which may delay completion of the course. Please find links to each individual unit description below:

MULT1025 Professions and Society

MULT1035 Sustainability and Helping Professionals

PSYC1042 Psychology: History, Science and Application 1

MULT1015 Applications in Context

PSYC1052 Foundational Psychological Processes

COUN1211 Professional Reflection and Self-Care

PSYC2102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 2

COUN1231 Counselling Skills Training 1

COUN1251 Counselling Theory

PSYC2112 Foundational Perspectives: Cognition

COUN2221 Counselling Skills Training 2

COUN2271 Trauma Informed Counselling Practice

PSYC2122 Foundational Perspectives: Biological Bases

COUN2241 Grief and Loss Counselling

COUN2301 Group Work Counselling

PSYC2132 Foundational Perspectives: Lifespan Development

COUN3211 Contemporary Counselling Orientations and Research

COUN3231 Counselling Skills Training 3

PSYC3102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 3

PSYC3112 Individual Differences and Assessment

COUN3311 Work Placement, Experience and Supervision 1

PSYC3122 Abnormal Psychology and Intervention

PSYC3132 Social and Community Psychology

COUN3321 Work Placement, Experience and Supervision 2

Recommended sequence of enrolments for students commencing full time study based on trimester commencement
Year First trimester Second trimester Third trimester
1 MULT1025 Professions and Society
MULT1035 Sustainability and Helping Professionals
PSYC1042 Psychology: History, Science and Application 1
MULT1015 Applications in Context
PSYC1052 Foundational Psychological Processes
COUN1211 Professional Reflection and Self-Care
PSYC2102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 2
COUN1231 Counselling Skills Training 1
COUN1251 Counselling Theory
2 PSYC2112 Foundational Perspectives: Cognition
COUN2221 Counselling Skills Training 2
COUN2271 Trauma Informed Counselling Practice
PSYC2122 Foundational Perspectives: Biological Bases
COUN2241 Grief and Loss Counselling
COUN2301 Group Work Counselling
PSYC2132 Foundational Perspectives: Lifespan Development
COUN3211 Contemporary Counselling Orientations and Research
COUN3231 Counselling Skills Training 3
3 PSYC3102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 3
PSYC3112 Individual Differences and Assessment
COUN3311 Work Placement, Experience and Supervision 1
PSYC3122 Abnormal Psychology and Intervention
PSYC3132 Social and Community Psychology
COUN3321 Work Placement, Experience and Supervision 2
Recommended sequence of enrolments for students commencing part time study based on trimester commencement
Year First trimester Second trimester Third trimester
1 MULT1025 Professions and Society
MULT1035 Sustainability and Helping Professionals
PSYC1042 Psychology: History, Science and Application 1
COUN1211 Professional Reflection and Self-Care
MULT1015 Applications in Context
PSYC1052 Foundational Psychological Processes
2 COUN1231 Counselling Skills Training 1
COUN1251 Counselling Theory
PSYC2102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 2
COUN2221 Counselling Skills Training 2
PSYC2112 Foundational Perspectives: Cognition
COUN2271 Trauma Informed Counselling Practice
3 PSYC2122 Foundational Perspectives: Biological Bases
COUN2241 Grief and Loss Counselling
PSYC2132 Foundational Perspectives: Lifespan Development
COUN2301 Group Work Counselling
PSYC3102 Psychology: History, Science and Application 3
COUN3211 Contemporary Counselling Orientations and Research
4 PSYC3112 Individual Differences and Assessment
COUN3231 Counselling Skills Training 3
PSYC3132 Social and Community Psychology
COUN3311 Work Placement, Experience and Supervision 1
PSYC3122 Abnormal Psychology and Intervention
COUN3321 Work Placement, Experience and Supervision 2
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