Bachelor of Counselling

Gain the skills to practise professionally, independently, and cooperatively. Learn to be a competent, critical and reflective practitioner. Build a sound theoretical base. Put your skills into practice in a work placement.

New students wishing to study Counselling please see Bachelor of Counselling and Addiction Practice

This programme is not open to new enrolments. All current full time students will continue in their current programme of study. We will work with all current part-time students to ensure a transition plan is in place.

What will you learn:

  • Evaluate a wide range of counselling theories and practical frameworks
  • Develop an integrated understanding of counselling theory and practice
  • Use work placement, clinical supervision and personal counselling to become a reflective practitioner
  • Gain an understanding of common mental health disorders
  • Develop strong inter and intra-personal skills, team work and supervision skills
  • Gain competencies necessary for provisional membership with the New Zealand Association of Counsellors

Programme requirements

Students will be required to engage in:

Personal Counselling

At a cost of between $80 - $120 per hour

  • 5 hours of personal counselling in Year 1 
  • 10 hours of personal counselling in Year 2
  • 10 hours of personal counselling in Year 3
Professional Supervision 

At a cost of between $50 - $120 per hour

  • 12 hours of professional supervision in Year 2 
  • 12 hours of professional supervision in Year 3

These costs are not included in the course fee and are paid to the agency/individual that provides this service.

Career options:

  • Counsellor
  • School Guidance Counsellor

Entry Criteria:

This programme is not open to new enrolments.

All current full time students will continue in their current programme of study. We will work with all current part-time students to ensure a transition plan is in place.

New students wishing to study Counselling please see Bachelor of Counselling and Addiction Practice.

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