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Professional Ethics and Practice

Postgraduate | TAS-KHA505 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Professional Ethics and Practice

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Apply ethical principles and professional obligations involved in contemporary counselling practice.
    2. Integrate relevant ethical codes, guidelines and/or principles to inform evidence-based opinions and decision-making processes to address professionally relevant ethical dilemmas.
    3. Reflect on the professional and personal requirements for the maintenance of ethical practice and develop strategies to sustain this.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • TAS-COU-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma in Counselling
  • TAS-COU-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate of Counselling

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: Online discussions (synchronous) 2 hrs fortnightly Online module content (asynchronous) 4hrs weekly Independent study 2hrs weekly 3 x 3 hour mandatory online workshops per semester

Study load

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

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

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

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Graduate Diploma in Counselling

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Graduate Certificate of Counselling

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