Psychology and Counselling
Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs
Gain a general introduction to contemporary issues, research and interventions in the Australian alcohol and other drug field (with some focus on remote and rural locations) with our Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs.
This Diploma is for students or professionals in fields such as education, nursing, social work, Indigenous studies, health sciences and related areas looking to expand knowledge and skills.
You can study our Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs on campus or online in one year full time or choose to study part time.
Diploma of Counselling
If you’re seeking a rewarding and interesting career or simply have an interest in psychology and mental health a qualification in the area of Counselling is an excellent first step. Whether you’re seeking a new career or to expand on your core skills, you’ll be able to choose specialist elective units to address your own specific needs and interests.
You can study our Diploma of Counselling online or on campus in one year full-time study or choose to study part time.
Diploma of Psychology
If you have an interest in psychology and mental health, our Diploma of Psychology allows you to pursue an initial qualification in general psychology. No matter where you choose to study your diploma, you have the flexibility to study areas that are of interest to you and still attain the skills in basic counselling and behaviour modification.
You can study our Diploma of Psychology online or on campus in one year of full-time study or choose to study part time.
Bachelor of Psychological Science
This Bachelor degree gives you accredited undergraduate training in psychology and prepares you for our Honours program, which will enable you to register with your relevant state or territory board as a conditional or probationary psychologist. It is also a foundation for postgraduate professional coursework, or supervised training in psychology.
You can study our Bachelor of Psychological Science online or on campus in three years full-time study or choose to study part time.
Graduate Certificate of Play Therapy
Gain basic complimentary skills using play as a therapeutic method of treatment for multiple child mental health conditions in a counselling setting. This Graduate Certificate is perfect if you're already working with families and children or in mental health, as it will provide you with the opportunities to further your career or continue studying with the Master of Play Therapy.
You can study our Graduate Certificate of Play Therapy online or on campus in one year of part-time study.
Graduate Diploma of Play Therapy
Play Therapy is the most developmentally relevant form of therapeutic intervention for children because it utilises ‘play’ - a child’s natural way of expression.
If you already have an undergraduate degree and work in education, teaching, health, medicine, nursing, allied health, psychology, child care or social work, the course will give you the complimentary skills in using play as a therapeutic method of treatment for multiple child mental health conditions in a counselling setting.
Completion of this Graduate Diploma satisfies eligibility into the Master of Play Therapy course should you choose to progress into further study.
You can study our Graduate Diploma of Play Therapy online or on campus in one year full-time study or choose to study part time.
Master of Play Therapy
This course will allow you to develop the skills to become a reflective scientific play therapy practitioner. It is suitable if you work within the field of education, teaching, health, medicine, nursing, allied health, psychology, child care and social work.
The Master of Play Therapy coursework includes theoretical study blended with clinical practice, supervision and a research component. You'll develop the skills to become a reflective scientific play therapy practitioner.
You can study the Master of Play Therapy degree online or on campus in four years of part-time study.
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