Taught course

Counselling Studies and Therapeutic Communication

Institution
Ulster University · School of Communication and Media
Qualifications
MScPGDip

Entry requirements

Requirements for admission as detailed below:

  • Hold an honours or non-honours degree or equivalent or demonstrate ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning; and
  • Be currently employed in or have recent experience (within the last five years) of employment either professionally or voluntarily in a role involving the use of counselling skills; and
  • Attend for interview to show evidence of having the personal qualities necessary to undertake counselling training.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our postgraduate Counselling Studies and Therapeutic Communication course is for you if you are interested in counselling, or want to develop and hone your existing professional skills. It offers theoretical knowledge and an academic foundation in counselling for a variety of helping skills in professional contexts.

Please note, this academic course is not a counselling training course and thus will not make you a registered counsellor.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    full time
    9 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Dr Anne Moorhead
Email
a.moorhead@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9036 8905