M.Sc. Therapeutic Counselling

  • On Campus
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  • GBP12100 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
    GBP10050 per Year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
  • English ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
University of Greenwich | London, United Kingdom
The MSc Therapeutic Counselling, University of Greenwich Programme provides a sound training in professional counselling, with a well-integrated research element (report on course accreditation by assessors from the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy).

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The MSc Therapeutic Counselling, University of Greenwich programm is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy. It provides excellent training and education for those who seek a formal counselling qualification matched to BACP professional body requirements and competences.

This programme is suitable for applications from: allied health disciplines; those who are seeking to make a career change but have some experience (voluntary or otherwise) in a helping capacity e.g. human resources, law, social services, education; or those seeking to enhance current professional practice with insight into the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy and the management of high intensity distress.

The programme's flexible entry system may also appeal if you have previous post graduate counsellor training and are seeking a master's level qualification accredited by the BACP.

Students of this programme will attend an afternoon and evening per week, for three terms (i.e. 28 weeks) per year. Applications are considered throughout the year.

The Department of Psychology, Social Work & Counselling is a trusted provider of excellent academic degrees and vocational training. Our teaching staff are research active and are experts in their respective field. The department is consistently rated highly in the National Student Survey. We pride ourselves on combining high-quality teaching with world-class research and a vibrant student experience. We have well-equipped facilities and laboratories to support our activities and we employ creative teaching methods and assessment techniques. All our programmes offer a wide choice of courses and we welcome and offer support to students from a range of backgrounds.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To provide you with a range of therapeutic counselling techniques based on an integrative relationship model
  • To enable you to examine critically and reflect on counselling theory in the light of a range of contextual issues and cultural differences
  • To give you opportunities to understand the impact of context on the practice of counselling
  • To provide you with the opportunity to follow individual theoretical, professional and research interests, determine how to integrate theory and practice, evaluate your practice in the light of different theoretical perspectives, and study a theoretical approach to an advanced level.

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

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Tuition fee
  • GBP 12100 per year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    )
  • GBP 10050 per year (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

    )
Credits 180
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time
Intensity Flexible
Duration part-time 36 months
Part-time variant Evening, Weekday

Course Content

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • The Integrative Relationship in Context (20 credits)
  • Professional Aspects of the Integrative Relationship in Context (20 credits)
  • The Integrative Relationship & Practice 1: Professional Issues (20 credits)

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • The Integrative Relationship and Therapeutic Counselling (20 credits)
  • Professional Aspects of the Integrative Relationship (20 credits)
  • The Integrative Relationship & Practice 2 (20 credits)

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

  • Advanced Clinical Theory and Practice (20 credits)
  • Counselling Research Methodology and Project (40 credits)

English Language Requirements

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Requirements

Applicants should have:

  • An honours degree at 2:1 or above
  • PLUS some knowledge of counselling skills
  • PLUS experience of working with people in a helping capacity.
  • Applicants are required to submit a separate personal statement of at least 500 words in support of their interest in pursuing counsellor training. Eligible applicants will then be invited to attend a small group information session, plus a formal one to one interview.
  • Applicants with suitable prior learning may seek direct entry. You may gain exemption from the first year courses thereby completing the programme in two years.
  • Applicants seeking direct entry will be required to present a portfolio demonstrating successful completion of counselling training at equivalent postgraduate certificate and/or diploma level.
  • Applicants who do not have English as their first language, must have an IELTS score of 7.0 or above or an equivalent rating in another recognised language testing system.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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Accreditation

The Programme is accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and offers students the required training component for individual counsellor accreditation, with the BACP.

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