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PGDip - Counselling Studies as a subject

Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree.

This programme is suitable for qualified teachers and other education professionals who wish to further their career and develop leadership in a particular field of education.

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Key information

Entry Requirements:

Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.

Year: 1.0
Points: 120 points
Start Dates: February (Semester A) and July (Semester B)
Fees (International): $29,370-$38,350 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

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Sue Bass I’ve enjoyed seeing how the theory is used in real-world scenarios – I use some of the methods I learn in class in my work.

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Prescriptions for the PGDip(CounsStudies)

To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Studies students must take 120 points at 500 level, including at least three of COUNS540, COUNS544, COUNS546, COUNS549 or HMDEV565; and a further paper in a Postgraduate Diploma subject.

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Programme Advisor 
Paul Flanagan 
Phone: 07 838 4500 ext 7728