The Master of Counselling in the Faculty of Education is a skill-based course suited to those with an interest in counselling. It is taught by academics with extensive experience working as professional counsellors/psychologists. It can be completed in 12 months, 18 months or 24 months as part time study depending on the level of entry.


The Master of Counselling provides a professional qualification and offers authentic counselling experience. It is suitable for people from a variety of professions such as human resources, health, social welfare and education.


An integral component of the course is 200 hours of professional placement, which includes contact and non-contact hours. Non-contact hours include any counselling-related duties associated with the placement centre that do not involve counselling clients. Examples include: administrative duties, observation of groups or activities, writing case notes, research into a particular case or attending meetings. Contact hours include client counselling or discussions about case managers, teachers, social workers and/or family members.


Career opportunities

Graduates work in a variety of fields including careers counselling, education, child and family services, child protection services, child psychology, health policy, counselling, family counselling, health services management, and rehabilitation counselling.


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  • (Awarding University) Monash University
  • (Local Institution) Kaplan
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  • Kaplan City Campus (Wilkie Edge), 8 Wilkie Rd, Singapore, Central Region 18, Singapore

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