Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling
Course summary for current students
|Year||2016 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling|
Two years part-time (2 units per Trimester 1 and 2)
|Deakin course code||H677|
For continuing students only
- Course overview
- Professional recognition
- Career opportunities
- Fees and charges
- Course rules
- Course structure
Deakin’s Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling extends the knowledge acquired throughout the graduate certificate program to provide advanced level learning and skill acquisition. Throughout the course you will develop flexible high-level independent judgement, as well as professional planning and implementation skills appropriate for working professionally in a coaching and counselling role.
You will also acquire a personalised range of business and marketing tools relevant to a start-up business venture which is particularly relevant for those wishing to establish a business as a professional coach or pursue further qualifications as a counsellor.
The graduate diploma also offers a practical placement unit in the final year of the program which provides an opportunity to develop practical skills in a supported environment and confidently apply your knowledge and skills in a professional setting.
The Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling is accredited with the Australian Counselling Association (ACA) allowing graduate students to apply for level 2 membership with this body.
Note: This course is currently accredited as at the date of publishing. The eligibility of students for membership of the accrediting body is subject to meeting the requirements of the ACA. Deakin University makes no representation that students will meet those requirements.
This course provides sufficient generic skills and professional practice applicable to any career where working with individuals and groups for behaviour change is a focus.
For students who have a recognised undergraduate major sequence in psychology, this course offers an alternative career pathway from the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council (APAC) approved honours and graduate diploma courses.
Students who have completed H577 Graduate Certificate of Coaching and Counselling can articulate into this course.
Fees and charges
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.
2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:
|Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*||Domestic Fee Paying||International Fee Paying|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||Not applicable|
The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.
* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.
The Graduate Diploma of Coaching and Counselling consists of 8 credit points of compulsory study.
|HPY702||Coaching and Counselling Theories and Approaches|
|HPY703||Coaching and Counselling Individuals|
|HPY704||Coaching and Counselling Groups|
|HPY705||Evaluation, Ethical Practice and Professional Development|
|HPY706||Problems, Pathology and Potential|
|HPY707||Applied Models in Coaching and Counselling 1 - Individuals|
|HPY708||Applied Models in Coaching and Counselling 2 - Groups|