Master of Rehabilitation Counselling

Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Diploma in Rehabilitation Counselling

Credit points for award: 48
On and off-campus: full-time, 2 semesters; part-time, 4 semesters (see note)

Full-time mode

Semester 1
REHB5911
Rehabilitation Counselling I
6    N REHB5043 or REHB5076
Semester 1
REHB5912
Rehabilitation Resource Management
6    N REHB5051 or REHB5049 or REHB5072
Semester 1
REHB5913
Assessment, Evaluation and Planning
6    N REHB5073
Semester 1
REHB5914
Applied Vocational Rehabilitation
6    N REHB5044 or REHB5070
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5921
Rehabilitation Counselling II
6    P REHB5911
Semester 2
REHB5923
BioPsychoSocial Aspects of Disability
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5061
Semester 2
REHB5924
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5046 or REHB5071
Semester 2
REHB5925
Fieldwork Practicum
6    A University of Sydney Code of Conduct
P REHB5911, REHB5912, REHB5913, REHB5914
N REHB5074 or REHB5048 or REHB5054


Students will be approved to undertake field placement by obtaining a) criminal record check, b) signing the Prohibited Employment Declaration Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 c) the Health Records and Information Privacy Act, 2004.
Intensive November
Intensive October
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Part-time mode

Year 1

Semester 1
REHB5911
Rehabilitation Counselling I
6    N REHB5043 or REHB5076
Semester 1
REHB5912
Rehabilitation Resource Management
6    N REHB5051 or REHB5049 or REHB5072
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5921
Rehabilitation Counselling II
6    P REHB5911
Semester 2
REHB5923
BioPsychoSocial Aspects of Disability
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5061
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
REHB5913
Assessment, Evaluation and Planning
6    N REHB5073
Semester 1
REHB5914
Applied Vocational Rehabilitation
6    N REHB5044 or REHB5070
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5924
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5046 or REHB5071
Semester 2
REHB5925
Fieldwork Practicum
6    A University of Sydney Code of Conduct
P REHB5911, REHB5912, REHB5913, REHB5914
N REHB5074 or REHB5048 or REHB5054


Students will be approved to undertake field placement by obtaining a) criminal record check, b) signing the Prohibited Employment Declaration Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 c) the Health Records and Information Privacy Act, 2004.
Intensive November
Intensive October
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS

Master of Rehabilitation Counselling

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Rehabilitation Counselling

Credit points for award: 96
On and off-campus: full-time, 4 semesters; part-time, 8 semesters

Full-time mode

Year 1

Semester 1
REHB5911
Rehabilitation Counselling I
6    N REHB5043 or REHB5076
Semester 1
REHB5912
Rehabilitation Resource Management
6    N REHB5051 or REHB5049 or REHB5072
Semester 1
REHB5913
Assessment, Evaluation and Planning
6    N REHB5073
Semester 1
REHB5914
Applied Vocational Rehabilitation
6    N REHB5044 or REHB5070
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5921
Rehabilitation Counselling II
6    P REHB5911
Semester 2
REHB5922
Disability Management
6    A Fundamental principles of work-related injury and vocational rehabilitation
Semester 2
REHB5923
BioPsychoSocial Aspects of Disability
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5061
Semester 2
REHB5924
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5046 or REHB5071
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
REHB5082
Professional Practice 1
6    P REHB5060 and REHB5070 and REHB5071 and REHB5076 and REHB5061 and REHB5072 and REHB5073 and REHB5075
N REHB5074

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must submit and pass a criminal record check, and demonstrate assumed knowledge requirements prior to placement
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB5931
Disability, Public Policy, and Change
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5079
Semester 1
REHB5933
Research and Evidence in Practice
6    A Basic statistics, graduate level proficiency in writing (English)
P REHB5911
Semester 1
Master of Rehabilitation Counselling elective [6] (see list below and note)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5083
Professional Practice 2
6    P REHB5082

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must submit and pass a criminal record check, and demonstrate assumed knowledge requirements prior to placement
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB5941
Inclusive Community Development
6    A International Classification of Function
P REHB5911
Semester 2
REHB5943
Rehab Counselling Capstone
6    P REHB5911, REHB5912, REHB5913, REHB5921, REHB5923, REHB5931, REHB5933, REHB5082
N REHB5081
Semester 2
Master of Rehabilitation Counselling elective [6] (see list below and note)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 24 CREDIT POINTS

Part-time mode

Year 1

Semester 1
REHB5911
Rehabilitation Counselling I
6    N REHB5043 or REHB5076
Semester 1
REHB5912
Rehabilitation Resource Management
6    N REHB5051 or REHB5049 or REHB5072
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5921
Rehabilitation Counselling II
6    P REHB5911
Semester 2
REHB5923
BioPsychoSocial Aspects of Disability
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5061
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS

Year 2

Semester 1
REHB5913
Assessment, Evaluation and Planning
6    N REHB5073
Semester 1
REHB5914
Applied Vocational Rehabilitation
6    N REHB5044 or REHB5070
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5922
Disability Management
6    A Fundamental principles of work-related injury and vocational rehabilitation
Semester 2
REHB5924
Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5046 or REHB5071
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS

Year 3

Semester 1
REHB5931
Disability, Public Policy, and Change
6    P REHB5911
N REHB5079
Semester 1
Master of Rehabilitation Counselling elective [6] (see list below and note)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5941
Inclusive Community Development
6    A International Classification of Function
P REHB5911
Semester 2
Master of Rehabilitation Counselling elective [6] (see list below and note)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS

Year 4

Semester 1
REHB5082
Professional Practice 1
6    P REHB5060 and REHB5070 and REHB5071 and REHB5076 and REHB5061 and REHB5072 and REHB5073 and REHB5075
N REHB5074

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must submit and pass a criminal record check, and demonstrate assumed knowledge requirements prior to placement
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB5933
Research and Evidence in Practice
6    A Basic statistics, graduate level proficiency in writing (English)
P REHB5911
Semester 1
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
REHB5083
Professional Practice 2
6    P REHB5082

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must submit and pass a criminal record check, and demonstrate assumed knowledge requirements prior to placement
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB5943
Rehab Counselling Capstone
6    P REHB5911, REHB5912, REHB5913, REHB5921, REHB5923, REHB5931, REHB5933, REHB5082
N REHB5081
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS

Master of Rehabilitation Counselling electives

Semester 1
REHB5063
Rehabilitation of PTSD
6    N REHB5034 or REHB3065
Semester 1
REHB5069
Rehabilitation of Alcohol and Drug Misuse
6    N REHB5014 or REHB3064
Semester 1
REHB5954
Mental Health and Recovery
6    A REHB5911 Rehabilitation Counselling I
N REHB5077 or REHB5042 or HSBH3015
Semester 1
Semester 2
REHB5068
Public Offenders: Aspects of Rehab
6    N REHB5016 or REHB3062
Semester 2
REHB5084
Work and Developmental Disability
6      Semester 2
Note
Availability of electives may vary from year to year. With the approval of the Course Director electives, including FHS Abroad, may be selected from those available in the Faculty Electives chapter of the handbook.