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Undergraduate | MAQ-PSYX2201 | 2023

Counselling Approaches and Principles

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
18 weeks

Start dates

  • 24 July 2023

FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to

    1. Describe and evaluate theories of counselling..
    2. Articulate methods of interviewing in counselling settings.
    3. Evaluate and apply basic interviewing skills to relevant contexts, including workplace settings..
    4. Show working knowledge around the principles of ethical and professional practice, including diversity considerations.
    5. Apply critical thinking and independent learning to solve problems related to counselling in the workplace.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • MAQ-PSY-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Psychology

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

one of


Pre-requisite (PSYC104 or PSYU1104 or PSYX104 or PSYX1104 PSYU1101 or PSYX1101) or (PSYC105 or PSYU1105 or PSYX105 or PSYX1105 or PSYU1102 or PSYX1102) NCCW (pre-2020 units) PSYC201 NCCW (2020 and onwards) PSYU2201

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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Student feedback

7 student respondents between: 01 Nov - 17 Nov 2022.

100%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Bachelor of Psychology