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Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

This course gives an academic qualification alongside vocational counselling training. This award is suitable for counsellors and psychotherapists who have completed a recognised counselling or psychotherapy training qualification, and who are working or who have worked professionally as a counsellor or psychotherapist.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our postgraduate courses vary. We are generally looking for a good honours degree or equivalent. Some courses also require an interview or the submission of a portfolio of work.

Course modules

Modules include: counselling and psychotherapy work-based action enquiry; independent study; reflecting on clinical practice; counselling ethics and the law; counselling and multidisciplinary practice; research and the professional (part 1); research and the professional (part 2: Methods and proposal); Master's research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment for most of the modules is based on completing assignments related to professional learning in the counselling and psychotherapy field.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
MA Distance learning (part-time) October 2017 3 Years
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2017 GBP 12,500 (Year 1) International 1 Years
MA Distance learning (full-time) October 2017 GBP 6,800 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Distance learning (with some attendance) October 2017 2 Years

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