Taught course

Professional Studies (Supervision)

University of Leicester · Institute of Lifelong Learning

Entry requirements

Academic: first degree or equivalent. Counselling training: BACP accreditation, UKCP registration, chartered psychologist status, or be eligible for similar level of professional recognition. Clinical practice: minimum of three years full-time equivalent experience as a therapist.

Months of entry


Course content

The Certificate provides a comprehensive training in supervision for experienced counesllors, psychologists and psychotherapists. The programme consists of three "Supervising Counsellors and Psychotherapists" modules: The Relationship; The Process; The Organisational Context. Students must have at least one supervisee from second term onwards.
After successful completion of Certificate, students may progress on to the MA/PG Diploma in Professional Studies in Counselling & Psychotherapy course.

The Certificate is available as a one-year course, taught in 12 taught days (6 x 2 day blocks).

Information for international students

The Supervision course is offered as part-time study, and is only open to International Students who have eligibility for residency in the UK. Evidence of English language competency required.

Fees and funding

Self-funding, sponsoring organisation/employer, Career Development Loan. Fees may be paid by instalments.

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment75
Professional practice25

Course contact details

Course Administrator
+44 (0) 116 252 5918
+44 (0) 116 252 5909