Bachelor of Science – Counselling
University of Southern Queensland - Ipswich

Course outline

With a practical focus, the counselling major equips students with the skills necessary to manage the demands on a human service practitioner and a solid foundation to work in community organisations. This program gives students the option to combine the eight-unit counselling major with a 12-unit psychology major to strengthen their job opportunities. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Science – Counselling at UniSQ.

Majors

Students can complete the Bachelor of Science (Counselling) on-campus through a mixture of on-campus and external courses.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to UniSQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

<5*

<5*

0

0

0

<5*

0

<5*

Percentage of all students

<5*

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Graduates look forward to careers in counselling, youth services, emergency accommodation, mental health, disability, employment services, refugee and migrant support, child protection, and crisis support.

Membership

Bachelor of Science (Counselling) is not accredited externally. Residential schools within the Bachelor of Science (Counselling) may assist students accrue hours of face to face instruction/tuition often required by professional counselling associations as part of membership criteria.

Course Code
936551
Start Date
Nov 2022
Feb 2023
Jul 2023
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Ipswich