Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling)

Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning

This course is not available to local students.
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This course has been replaced with a newer course - this course is closed for new enrolments, the information on this page is provided for continuing students.

This program is only available in Singapore.  A comparable and equivalent program for Australian domestic students residing in Melbourne is the Master of Counselling (MA-COU).
Swinburne University of Technology offers the Graduate Certificate of Social Science (Professional Counselling) and the Graduate Diploma of Social Science (Professional Counselling) as a pathway to the Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling). The three programs constitute an accredited nested suite of courses with different exit points.
The Master of Social Science (Professional Counselling) is designed to provide an advanced level of knowledge of key counselling approaches and their applications across a range of setting and with diverse clients. The course provides students with opportunities to critically analyse advanced intervention models and approaches and through practical field placements apply them in various authentic counselling settings. The course prepares students with knowledge, skills and counselling experience to effectively work as an autonomous counsellor across a range of contexts and with awareness of ethical and professional boundaries and the importance of ongoing self-monitoring and professional development.

Graduates of the program would be eligible to register as professional counsellors in Singapore.
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Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 75% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.  

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