Empower change and build hope

Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Counselling equips you with the knowledge and skills to be a compassionate and effective counsellor.

You will gain a solid foundation in psychology, assessment and intervention techniques, counselling theory and practice – all crucial for success in the field. And by learning under the Southern Cross Model, you can focus your study, achieve milestones more quickly and have a clearer vision of your career path.

Through extensive placement experiences, you’ll hone your counselling skills in real-world settings, gaining invaluable practical experience. You’ll be guided by our passionate faculty, renowned researchers and thought leaders in social work, psychology, and community welfare. Gain invaluable insights and benefit from their expertise as you delve into the world of professional counselling.

“We have the opportunity to improve the mental health of our communities and make them better places to live.”
– Christian Swan, Associate Professor.

This degree opens doors to a wide range of counselling specialisations and career paths, allowing you to tailor your impact to what interests you most.

“Learning to be a counsellor is very exciting. It’s a learning process because it’s not just about helping other people; you will learn more about yourself.”
– Professor Ebi Cocodia, Course Coordinator, Bachelor of Counselling.

Study our Bachelor of Counselling and discover how you can make a lasting difference in the lives of others.

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Considering uni after a break?

If you want to change direction, hit fast-forward on your career, or pursue your passion, studying at Southern Cross University is perfect for you.

We have transformed the way you study. Our six-week terms provide students with deeper learning and more flexibility, to help you find the perfect work, life and study balance. 

Apply now to start studying online or on campus, and join a university that’s transforming tomorrow.

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Future Students: 1800 626 481
General Enquiries: 02 6626 9255