Taught course

Counselling Psychology Doctorate

Teesside University · Teesside University
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Entry requirements

A good honours degree in psychology (this should normally be a 2.1 or above, although applicants with a lower degree classification and other postgraduate qualifications/experience are also considered) Graduate Basis for Chartership with the British Psychological Society relevant therapeutic/counselling training to at least certificate level or equivalent Some relevant counselling-related experience is also essential, e.g. as an NHS psychology assistant, an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies face to face worker, a support worker, a volunteer in a non-government agency or paid employment as a counsellor An enhanced check for regulated activity (formerly an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau check). You will be required to attend an interview for this course.

Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Months of entry


Course content

This taught programme is designed for psychology graduates who wish to pursue a career as a counselling psychologist. It provides a professional academic education and experiential training to produce competent deliverers of evidence-based psychological therapy. This is a HPC approved and a BPS accredited course. Successful graduates would then be eligible to apply for chartered status.

Information for international students

For further information please visit our website www.tees.ac.uk

Fees and funding

UK students
£19,650 (£6,550 per year)
International students
£37,650 (£12,550 per year)

For further information please visit our website www.tees.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration

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full time
36 months

Course contact details

Admissions Team
+44 (0)1642 384491
+44 (0)1642 342399