This course is available
Level of Study
Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Develop or advance your knowledge and skills in counselling and guidance practice.
With the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Counselling and Guidance) you’ll develop knowledge in effective counselling and guidance practice and roles. Already in a counselling and guidance role? Considering moving into this field? This postgraduate diploma will advance your learning.
This diploma is also the first step if you’re thinking of taking the advanced professional qualification, Master of Counselling Studies. In doing so, you will gain professional membership to practise as a counsellor.
You’ll develop knowledge and abilities to prepare you to do research relevant to your existing or proposed practice and profession.
Your qualification options
The Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Counselling and Guidance) does not qualify you to be a teacher. Explore education study options at Massey and the qualification you need to become a teacher in our education pathways tool.
Our graduates normally work as counselling or guidance professionals or go on to further advanced studies to allow them to work in the counselling field.
This diploma is the first step if you’re thinking of taking the advanced professional qualification, Master of Counselling Studies. In doing so, you will gain professional membership to practise as a counsellor.
To enter the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Counselling and Guidance) you will:
You will need to provide verified copies of all academic transcripts for studies taken at all universities other than Massey University.
You may be required to provide evidence of sufficient background experience.
If you hold any other bachelor’s degree or equivalent and have no professional qualification in teaching you will need to provide a copy of your curriculum vitae (CV) to support your application.
Students from a country where English is not the first language, must obtain a minimum English Language competency level.