A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time):
Full-time | Part-time
On campus l External | Online


Course name: Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling
Duration (full-time equivalent): 6 months
SATAC code: 2GC036
CRICOS code: 036367E


The Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling provides you with an understanding of theories related to loss, grief and trauma experiences and the ability to counsel people in a culturally effective manner.

This is a specialised course for social workers, nurses, teachers, counsellors and other professionals who wish to gain the specific skills and knowledge required to assist people suffering loss, grief or trauma.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.

However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions such as work experience, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates:


Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year. 

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Loss, Grief and Trauma Counselling

Place type: Full fee paying

2018: $10,044

2018: $14,050
2019: $15,750


  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.