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Master of Counselling

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Counselling is an internationally-renowned counselling degree.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
MCouns
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar
Domestic Fees
$7,740 per year
International Fees
$30,695 per year

About this course

The Master of Counselling (MCouns) is established as a flagship degree that has seen 92% of graduates over the past six years gain successful employment.

The degree has specifically been designed for professional counsellors or supervisors interested in leadership roles within the New Zealand counselling profession.

The programme has a key teaching focus on providing experiences in which you can further develop your professional attitudes, knowledge and competencies in the areas of counselling, group leadership, mediation and practitioner research. You'll graduate with a high level of knowledge and understanding through the narrative practice this programme is known for.

For the past 20 years, our teaching staff have been active in promoting narrative therapy, beginning with a book staff produced called Narrative Therapy in Practice. Today Waikato is considered a leader in this field with several local and international publications produced each year.

This notable reputation extends also into our thriving doctoral counselling programme.

Study locations

Hamilton