Students who satisfactorily complete this course will have achieved advanced knowledge and skills in the following areas of study: 

  • Demonstrate a broad and coherent knowledge of the key principles, theories, and concepts from the major disciplines in psychology and counselling. 
  • Prepare and deliver written and oral communications across a range of mediums for a variety of audiences that critique, problem solve and apply the theories and current issues in research and practice to psychology and counselling practice. Written and oral communications include essays, empirical reports, class presentations, recorded practice sessions and more. 
  • Conduct and critique research in psychology in regard to research methodology, data analysis, statistics and data sciences, and scientific and digital literacy. 
  • Apply knowledge of psychology and counselling in a way that is culturally sensitive and ethically and legally aware, employs evidence of reflexive thinking, effective delivery and receipt of feedback, and effective teamwork skills. 
  • Develop and propose sound solutions to current problems in psychology and counselling that are relevant in local, national, and international contexts. 
  • Employ autonomy, responsibility, and accountability in self-directed learning that facilitates ongoing learning beyond the course.