Taught course

Clinical Skills in Integrative Psychotherapy

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Psychology

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • A 2:1 or above in an honours degree course or overseas equivalent related to the allied health/social care professions (e.g. psychology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, social work, speech and language therapy, physiotherapy, education). Each applicant will be judged on an individual basis.
  • Although not a requirement of this course, we recommend that students try to obtain some part-time paid or voluntary work in a relevant therapeutic service, which is beneficial the reflective exercises in the second semester units and overall learning experience.
  • Finally, we will specifically look for applicants who can showcase their ability to develop skills in reflective and ethical practice.

We can be particularly flexible around entry requirements for prospective students who have experienced psychological distress at a time when they were completing prior study, which may have influenced final grades. We value the perspective of first hand experiences of health services and strive for inclusivity at all levels.

Months of entry


Course content

The Department of Psychology at Manchester Metropolitan University boasts research expertise of international repute. Choosing to study with us will not only provide you with an intellectually stimulating degree, but also by providing you with access to the latest research expertise and specialist equipment, we will develop your thirst for knowledge and inspire you to question, research and analyse your theories.

We are committed to ensuring that our graduates are employable professionals. It is increasingly important that your postgraduate degree programme develop the skills that employers are after and alongside the acquisition of academic knowledge, our students will develop and apply skills in:

  • Assessment;
  • Verbal communication;
  • Professional report writing;
  • Evaluation;
  • Analytical thinking.

A new degree programme

This innovative masters program me aims to bring together psychological theory with evidence-based practice and practitioner wellbeing for existing and aspiring practitioners. The course will expand therapeutic skills and knowledge across a range of therapeutic modalities related to promoting psychological wellbeing.

Of particular interest to anyone wishing to pursue a career in psychological therapies (e.g. counselling, psychotherapy, counselling and clinical psychology, allied healthcare professional utilising therapeutic skills) this course should also appeal to all existing practitioners who wish to update and enhance their skills and knowledge.

The programme has been designed for people with a background knowledge of psychological therapies. Completion of this masters programme will help students develop specialised knowledge in undertaking research, therapeutic practice and personal development, which also makes this an excellent CPD opportunity.

Fees and funding

Information on the fees for this programme can be found on our website: Clinical Skills in Integrative Practice

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

MSc Clinical Skills in Integrative Practice PgDip Integrative Therapies PgCert Psychological Therapies

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