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Master of Counselling: Accreditation 02 Oct 2014

Course accreditation

Report on accreditation of three higher education courses of study offered by the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors Pty Ltd

 

TEQSA has determined, under section 49 of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Act 2011 (the TEQSA Act), to grant accreditation of the following higher education courses of study offered by the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors for a period of seven years until 2 October 2021:

  • Bachelor of Psychological Science (Honours)
  • Graduate Diploma of Psychology
  • Master of Counselling

Background to Decision

The Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors submitted applications for accreditation of three courses of study under Part 4 of the TEQSA Act. Subsection 45(4) of the TEQSA Act requires a registered higher education provider who is not authorised to self-accredit the course of study to apply to TEQSA for accreditation. Subsection 49(6) enables TEQSA to grant accreditation of a course of study for a period not exceeding seven years.

Main Reasons for the Decision

TEQSA has determined that the three higher education courses of study submitted by the Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors for accreditation comply with the Provider Course Accreditation Standards. The course accreditation covers delivery at all Australian sites.