Minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in any discipline, or equivalent. Counselling Concepts and Skills Development, or equivalent. All candidates are required to participate in a half-day selection workshop/interview. Disclosure required.
Months of entry
The programme reflects the ethos of the person-centered approach to counselling, with the aim of fostering academic, professional and personal development. It follows a modular structure delivered over three years. An essential component of the training is the work with clients in a placement supported by individual and group supervision. Personal therapy, away days and residential weekends are also a feature of the programme.
- Theory and Practice of Counselling 1 (Develops knowledge of counselling theory and research)
- Ethical and Professional Practice 1 (Demonstrates how theory works in practice)
- Personal and Professional Development 1 (Facilitates learning about self in the counselling process)
- Theory and Practice of Counselling 2 (Year 2 builds on the knowledge base of Year 1)
- Ethical and Professional Practice 2 (Combination of a practice placement working with clients)
- Personal and Professional Development 2 (Further development in personal and professional awareness)
- Research Dissertation (Develops an understanding and appreciation for practitioner research)
The course has British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accreditation.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
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