Applicants will normally hold a good Honours degree or relevant professional qualification, prior experience in a work role that involves the use of counselling skills, and have completed at least 120 hours of introductory training/study of counselling skills, theory and professional issues. In addition to the entrance requirements of the University, all applicants for counselling courses must satisfy a Disclosure Scotland check.
Months of entry
This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in an integrative approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods from constructionist, narrative and common factors theory and practice. Course members are part of a supportive learning community, in which they are encouraged to face up to the significant challenges involved in therapeutic work with individuals whose lives have been visited by fear, hopelessness and meaninglessness.
Information for international students
All applicants are required to provide certified proof of competence in English Language. The University's minimum requirements are IELTS 6.0 (with no band lower than 5.5); or a suitable equivalent qualification.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||30|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||30|
|Dissertation||20 (10000 words)|
|Submit professional journal||20|
Course contact details
- Joe Armstrong
- +44 (0)1382 308700
- +44 (0)1382 308749