Counsellors support others in exploring and overcoming emotional, mental and lifestyle issues. Counselling is a rewarding career choice for students who want to develop personal wisdom and transform the lives of others.
What will you do?
Our Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy supports the development of ethically aware, research-informed and clinically effective counsellors. You will:
From second year you’ll begin tailoring your studies to your personal interests, eventually choosing between a clinical or research pathway.
Where could it take you?
You could support young people in your community through roles and programs in schools or youth work. You might run a private practice or conduct group therapy at a centre. Perhaps you’ll be a relationship or return-to-work counsellor.
Our clinical pathway graduates can register as an intern with the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia and, after further clinical experience, apply for full registration.
IELTS: 7 TOEFL: 94
Additional Entry Requirements
Quotas apply. If the number of applicants exceeds the number of places available, applicants will be ranked according to a standardised interview assessment process and the University will offer places in order of rank.
All applicants must provide the following additional information:
English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
Indicative annual tuition fees (24 units)
International student place: $40,000
Mental Health Worker, Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Therapist, Community Services Officer