Master of Counselling
University of Waikato
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
Graduates will have a knowledge and understanding of the diverse range of mainstream counselling approaches with an emphasis on a specific body of ideas, skills and approaches that draw upon constructionist and postmodern theories and practices, that are often called "narrative" approaches. They will have the skills enabling them to develop professional attitudes, knowledge and competencies in the areas of counselling, group leadership, mediation and family therapy, and will have the ability to strengthen people's talents and abilities and their own knowledge about how to combat oppressive circumstances in their lives.
Key Information for Students
Bachelors degree or equivalent and evidence of at least two years prior experience and/or professional preparation in counselling, and selection as a suitable person for the Counselling programme.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Examples of related scholarships
Advance Ashburton Community Foundation: Tertiary Education
Advance Ashburton Community Foundation
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Where does this information come from?
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