Master's Degree in Counseling in Queensland in Australia

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The benefits of a Masters extend beyond improving your earning potential. They can provide you with personal and professional skills to accelerate your development. They are also an opportunity to differentiate yourself from your peers, many of whom will have similar A-level and undergraduate qualifications.

Students who want to study counseling can choose to focus on a variety of different concentrations in psychology and related fields, as each program will vary. Different types of counselors include mental health, school, career, substance abuse, marriage, adolescent, rehabilitation and family.

Australia education is mainly the responsibility of the government. The government fully funds the public university education while it partially funds the private university education. Australia being an English-spoken country, most of students from countries whose english is the first language often loves studying in this country

Queensland is a home to many Australia universities. The largest and top ranked universities in the world such as The University of Queensland and James Cook University operates in this area.

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Master of Education (MEDF)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Online Full time Part time 3 semesters February 2017 Australia Toowoomba + 1 more

Educators play a vital role in developing the capacity of citizens to use knowledge to learn, develop and participate in our contemporary world. [+]

Masters in Counseling in Queensland in Australia. Commonwealth Supported Place Further your teaching career Educators play a vital role in developing the capacity of citizens to use knowledge to learn, develop and participate in our contemporary world. The Master of Education: aims to extend your expertise, helping you to become a leader in Education is offered completely online, giving the flexibility to study anywhere, anytime. Majors Early Childhood Guidance and Counselling Special Education TESOL Other specialisations such as a research pathway and a student-led pathway allowing you to select eight courses from the many Education postgraduate courses enables you to customise your studies to your personal and professional goals, which is available within the Masters of Education Full-Fee Paying program. A significant component of your studies will be research courses designed to expand your understanding of the role of education in society, and the challenges faced by educators in rapidly changing, multicultural communities. Choose between an Applied Research or Advanced Research project. The Applied Research has a practical emphasis on innovative and creative approaches to solving current issues in the education environment. You can use your own experiences as a backdrop to your studies and develop a research project based on your current workplace. The Advanced Research specialisation will allow you to gain an in-depth understanding of your education interests. Using research methods, you will explore different approaches to contemporary education, and develop professional research skills essential to undertaking further learning. This specialisation offers a research-based pathway into a PhD, subject to meeting all entry requirements. Entry Requirements Approved bachelor degree, or equivalent, in education. Candidates with a bachelor degree, or equivalent, in a non-related discipline may be eligible for entry into USQ’s Graduate Certificate of Education. Upon completion and achievement of a minimum GPA of 4.0, they may apply for entry into the Master of Education. English Language Requirements All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. [-]

Master of Counselling

Bond University
Campus Full time 54 weeks January 2017 Australia Robina

This professional program is designed to provide graduates with expertise in delivery of individualised assessment and therapy procedures suited to the presenting problems which occur in the counselling context. [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Completion of a bachelor degree in a field cognate to the program. Counselling practice is central to effective professional practice in a number of disciplines. A non-exhaustive list of cognate fields includes psychology, education, vocational guidance, allied health, social work, welfare, human services or related fields. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This professional program is designed to provide graduates with expertise in delivery of individualised assessment and therapy procedures suited to the presenting problems which occur in the counselling context. The Master of Counselling degree extends teaching content across the lifespan (i.e. childhood, adolescence, and adulthood) and range of presenting issues which impact adversely on the capacity of individuals to function effectively in their day-to-day lives. This degree incorporates coursework, practical experience gained in class and during practicum placement, and research. The teaching curriculum emphasises development of personal competencies, broad-based knowledge, and applied skills required for registered practicing counsellors. The Counselling program draws from a range of theoretical models derived from current research and practice. Graduates complete a number of practicum placements under the supervision of appropriately qualified and experienced supervisors where they gain experience in applying best-practice models which meet the standards for appropriate ethical and professional practice. The philosophy which underpins the processes used to train graduates is embedded in core principles which are considered to guide ethical and professional practice in the counselling context. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Foundation Subjects (8) Research Methods in Humanities and Social Sciences Epistemology and Theory of Knowledge Counselling Skills and Theories Interventions in Counselling Functional Analytic Therapy in Counselling Professional Practice in Counselling Supervised Practice in Counselling Theory and Practice of Changing Human Behaviour Dissertation / Portfolio Subjects (4) You must choose one of the following suites: Major Dissertation / Portfolio A Major Dissertation / Portfolio B OR Minor Dissertation / Portfolio A Minor Dissertation / Portfolio B Minor Dissertation / Portfolio C Minor Dissertation / Portfolio D PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMES The Master of Counselling is designed to train students for work as general or specialist counsellors. Graduates of this program are also suitable for careers as mental health professionals. This program also assists teachers who are interested in developing expertise in the area of counselling. [-]