You must have one of the following academic qualifications:
- 2ii or above undergraduate degree in psychology or counselling (or closely related) subject OR 2ii or above undergraduate degree in unrelated subject
- AND certificate in counselling OR relevant professional experience
- AND evidence of academic capability to postgraduate level.
Students will also be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, and the acceptance on the course will depend on their fitness to practice with vulnerable adults.
All applicants meeting the above requirements will also be interviewed before acceptance on the course. This structured interview is a requirement of the British Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Months of entry
As a postgraduate at one of the UK's leading Psychology departments you’ll have an exceptional student experience working alongside internationally renowned researchers using cutting edge techniques and equipment. We’re ranked top 20 for Research in the most recent Research Excellence Framework and offer a modern teaching, learning and research environment, including brain-imaging (MRI) technology, ERP, ECG, TMS, Eye Tracking and Sound Booth laboratories. We regularly rank in the top 10 for student satisfaction in the NSS and offer Scholarships to Home/EU & Overseas students. We’re also top 10 for overall student numbers and overseas student numbers making us one of the largest, most cosmopolitan psychology depts. in the UK.
Information for international students
This course does accept applications from overseas students (Non-EU) but overseas students should note that they will have to attend Bangor University to take part in interviews which will be held in June – due to the professional requirements of the course it is NOT possible to have Skype type remote interviews. IELTS of at least 7.0 required.
Fees and funding
There are school funded achievement scholarships for first class students, international scholarships and information on other funding sources on our scholarships School page.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- Dr Fay Short
- 01248 38 8287