Successful applicants for the MSc must demonstrate the following attributes: -Graduate Basis for Chartered membership (GBC) of the British Psychological Society -Usually a minimum of an upper second-class Honours degree in Psychology (2:1) -Practical experience of using counselling skills in an emotionally demanding helping role gained over at least one year prior to application, and ideally some training in counselling skills -A level of professional and theoretical understanding adequate to support work in practice placements with vulnerable clients from the beginning of the programme -Evidence of personal maturity, self-awareness and reflective capacity -A clear and appropriate rationale for wanting to train as a counselling psychologist -Evidence of a realistic appreciation of and capacity to undertake professional training and research at postgraduate level -Research interests relevant to the field of counselling psychology, and an ability to think about how these could be developed into a viable research project. Applicants for the doctoral programme must submit a short draft research proposal.
Months of entry
This course enables individuals with an interest or professional experience in the provision of psychological therapies to gain further relevant knowledge and relevant experience, and the possibility of continuing onto the complete a professional doctorate in counselling psychology.
Information for international students
International applicants must possess an English language qualification demonstrating proficiency of an IELTS minimum of 7 with no element below 6.5 or TOEL IBT min 110 with a minimum of 26 in reading and a minimum of 28 in writing speaking and reading.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Admissions Office
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