Taught course

Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Supervision)

Institution
University of Salford · School of Health and Society
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

Normally a 2:2 Hons degree or equivalent.

You will be a qualified Counsellor and/or Psychotherapist, with professional membership and at least a year of post-qualification practice. You will be motivated to train to be a clinical supervisor and study Counselling and Psychotherapy at an advanced level and to deepen your knowledge, practice and critical thinking skills. You may have aspirations to influence policy-making, commissioning and service delivery as well as to strengthen your own practice.

All applications must meet the following criteria for the application to be considered:

  1. Evidence of Professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy.
  2. Evidence of membership of a counselling or psychotherapy professional body.
  3. Evidence of at least one year of post-qualification supervised practice.

If you are not a qualified counsellor, please apply for the MSc/PGDip Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Professional Training).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Structured around an in-depth clinical supervision training module, this flexible course will enable you to advance your expertise in Counselling and Psychotherapy in the areas most relevant to your professional practice.

The practice-based focus of the course will enable you to train as a clinical supervisor and further develop your therapeutic skills; applying what you learn in complex professional contexts.

The course further develops your critical understanding of the theoretical knowledge which underpins practice and enhances your ability to critically appraise research evidence.

Please Note: Only fully qualified, professional counsellors or psychotherapists can apply for this course. If you are not qualified, please apply for the MSc/PGDip Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Professional Training). However, only fully qualified, professional counsellors or psychotherapists can apply for the MSc/PGDip Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies (Supervision).

This post-qualifying course will enable you to conduct advanced studies into counselling and psychotherapy which, in turn, will enhance your career prospects. Study of counselling and psychotherapy at this level could lead you to posts such as specialist or senior counsellor, counselling service manager, as well as academic careers. Because the course focuses on a range of perspectives, this could support you in contributing to the field of health and social health in a range of ways and with higher level contextual awareness.

Following successful completion of the course, you may also consider studying for a PhD.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.5 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Service
Email
enquiries@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)161 295 4545