Entry requirements

For progression onto the Masters Programme:*

  • Undergraduate degree. (Relevant professional qualifications may be considered in place of a degree)
  • Level 2/3 Counselling qualification
  • Experience of working with people in the caring field
  • Two references uploaded with your application
  • Please download and complete the Additional Information document and submit it with your application (found on the website)

For completion as a standalone qualification:

  • Experience of working with people in the caring field
  • Relevant professional experience and/or qualifications
  • Undergraduate degree is desirable
  • Level 2/3 Counselling Qualification is desirable
  • Two references uploaded with your application
  • Please download and complete the Additional Information document and submit it with your application (found on the website)

* Progression onto the Masters Programme without an undergraduate degree may be possible if your performance on the Postgraduate Certificate is exemplary.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Skills at the University of South Wales offers a stimulating introduction to the skills, theory and self-awareness needed to be an effective listener and communicator. Successful completion of this counselling course provides a stepping stone onto MA/PG Dip Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy and MSc/PG Dip Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy at USW where you can qualify as a counsellor or psychotherapist. This counselling qualification can also help people in related professions such as social work, nursing or teaching to develop their listening and communication skills.

For more information on the course, teaching and career prospects please see the website.

Fees and funding

For full funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Enquiries and Admissions
Email
enquiries@southwales.ac.uk
Phone
03455 76 77 78