Master of Counselling

Stirling offers the Master of Counselling in partnership with the Australian Institute of Family Counselling.

The Master of Counselling offers advanced professional knowledge and skills for counsellors. This new award has a strong focus on the student’s personal attributes, relational capacity and spiritual formation, as well as integrative and collaborative approaches to counselling.

Students are exposed to traditional knowledge and contemporary developments in the theory and skills of counselling and psychotherapy. The Master of Counselling will provide opportunities for critical study and integration from personal, social and cultural perspectives and from the perspectives of pastoral theology, ministry, mission and service.

The one-year full-time course includes 6 units at AQF level 9 (Masters) made up of 2 units in Supervised Counselling Practicum and 4 elective units including theology/biblical studies, pastoral care, counselling, clinical pastoral education and supervision. The course may be studied part-time over a longer period.

Students will only be able to enter into the Master of Counselling upon successful completion of aifc’s Graduate Diploma course.

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