Course Description

Provides students with basic counselling skills to complement their knowledge of psychology. The course prepares students for working in a counselling role, or for further postgraduate studies in psychology and counselling.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $6,600 per year full-time, $19,800 total course cost
International Students: $32,300 per year full-time

Duration

3 years full-time, 6 years part-time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Psychology undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 72.5% (national average 63.6%)
Improved skills: 88.4% (national average 84.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.4% (national average 81.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Psychology undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 57.4% (national average 58.9%)
Studying full time: 34.9% (national average 37.3%)
Median full time salary: $63,500 (national average $55,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 067338J
Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: K82

Entry Requirements

Academic Admission requirements (Band 3)

All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course. The indicative or guaranteed ATAR is as published (where applicable) or academic admission requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • AQF Cert IV;
  • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
  • University Preparation Course;*
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test; or*
  • Experience Based Entry Scheme.*

* Further information can be found on the Study course entry page.

For international students, requirements include your secondary school results.

English Language requirements (Band 3)

English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Year 12 English ATAR/English Literature ATAR grade C or better or equivalent;
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;*
  • IELTS Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Successfully completed 1.0 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher in the UK, Ireland, USA, NZ or Canada;
  • University Preparation Course;
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;*
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test;*
  • AQF Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Associate Degree;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent); or
  • Other tests, courses or programs defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

* Further information can be found on the Study course entry page.

Guaranteed entry ATAR: 70

 

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