Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Rehabilitation Counselling
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This degree pairs the Bachelor of Psychological Science with the Master of Rehabilitation Counselling, allowing you to complete an undergraduate and postgraduate qualification in just four years. Gain a thorough grounding in the application of clinical, development, biological, cognitive, social and organisational psychology. You will then build on this broad knowledge base with studies in the specialist area of rehabilitation counselling. To acquire the advanced knowledge and skills to work as a rehabilitation counsellor, you will learn about vocational evaluation, job placement, injury management, disability studies, applied counselling and research methods. You will put this all into practice through a supervised practicum placement in a rehabilitation counselling setting. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Psychological Science/Master of Rehabilitation Counselling at GU.


Bachelor of Psychological Science courses are conducted at the Gold Coast and Brisbane South (Mt Gravatt) and Master of Rehabilitation courses are conducted online (with in-field professional placement).

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to

Other requirements

Students must undertake a placement.

Admissions Criteria

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Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

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Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Career opportunities

You’ll be ready for roles in community, peer and disability support as well as case management. Your masters degree will prepare you to work as an accredited rehabilitation counsellor in government, insurance, disability employment services, the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS), the National Disability Insurance scheme (NDIS), and other private and not-for-profit services.


As a Bachelor of Psychological Science graduate, you will be eligible for affiliate membership of the Australian Psychological Society. Master of Rehabilitation Counselling graduates will be eligible to apply for membership with the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC) and the Rehabilitation Counselling Association of Australasia (RCAA) subject to meeting any additional requirements that may be stipulated by ASORC or RCAA.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025
Regular offers will be made

CSP/$9500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time
Course Duration

4 years Full time

Gold Coast