This three year full-time or six year part-time course consists of 300 credit points. Students undertake a total of 24 units of study consisting of 22 coursework units (275 credit points or 91.7%) and two placement units (25 credit points or 8.3%).

For unit descriptions, please click here.

Full-Time Year One  Full-Time Year Two

PSY101

Foundations of Psychology

PSY201

Social Psychology

PSY102

Research Methodology and Statistics I

PSY202

Research Methodology and Statistics II

CAP101

Counselling Theories and Models

CAP201

Cognitive Behavioural Therapies

CAP102

Person-Centred Counselling

PCN201

Psychopathology and Mental Health

PSY103

Behavioural Psychology and Learning

PSY203

Organisational Behaviour

PSY104

Cognitive Psychology

PSY204

Personality

PCN101

Development Across the Lifespan

CAP202

Assessment Processes 

PCN102

Ethical Paradigms and Philosophy

PCN202

Practical Skills for Group Facilitation

Full-Time Year Three

PSY301

Neuroscience

PSY302

Research Methodology and Statistics III

CAP301

Working with Children and Adolescents

CAP360

Counselling Placement/Practice 1

PSY303

Health Psychology, Health Promotion, and Behavioural Medicine

CAP302

Trauma-Informed Practice

CAP361

Counselling Placement/Practice 2

PCN301

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Mental Health


The suggested part-time course structure is as follows:

Part-Time Year One  Part-Time Year Two

PSY101

Foundations of Psychology

CAP101

Counselling Theories and Models

PSY102

Research Methodology and Statistics I

CAP102

Person-Centred Counselling

PCN101

Development Across the Lifespan

PSY103

Behavioural Psychology and Learning

PCN102

Ethical Paradigms and Philosophy

PSY104

Cognitive Psychology

Part-Time Year Three Part-Time Year Four

PSY202

Research Methodology and Statistics II

PSY201

Social Psychology

CAP201

Cognitive Behavioural Therapies

PCN201

Psychopathology and Mental Health

PSY203

Organisational Behaviour

CAP202

Assessment Processes 

PSY204

Personality

PCN202

Practical Skills for Group Facilitation

Part-Time Year Five Part-Time Year Six

PSY302

Research Methodology and Statistics III

PSY301

Neuroscience

CAP301

Working with Children and Adolescents

CAP360

Counselling Placement/Practice 1

PSY303

Health Psychology, Health Promotion, and Behavioural Medicine

CAP361

Counselling Placement/Practice 2

CAP302

Trauma-Informed Practice

PCN301

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Mental Health