Therapeutic Counselling, M.Sc. | Part time | University of Greenwich | City of London, United Kingdom
36 months
2042 GBP/module
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Make a career change into counselling or enhance your professional practice with a part-time master’s degree in Therapeutic Counselling degree at University of Greenwich with flexible entry options.

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Our Therapeutic Counselling degree at University of Greenwich will suit anyone with prior experience in a helping capacity (e.g. social services, nursing or education) who wishes to change career. It can also help you enhance your current professional practice with its insight into the theory and practice of counselling and psychotherapy.

What you should know about this course

  • Study one afternoon and evening per week over three years.

  • You will be fully supported in undertaking original research that is personally and professionally relevant.

  • Benefit from our flexible entry system if you have previous postgraduate counsellor training and are seeking an accredited Master’s level qualification.

  • On completion of the course, you will satisfy the training requirements for British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) accreditation.

  • Located at the university's iconic Greenwich Campus.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Integrative Relationship in Context 
  • Professional Aspects of the Integrative Relationship in Context 
  • The Integrative Relationship and Practice 
  • Professional Aspects of the Integrative Relationship 
  • The Integrative Relationship & Therapeutic Counselling 
  • Advanced Clinical Theory
  • Counselling Research Methodology and Project 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have:

  • An honours degree of normally 2:1 or above.
  • Knowledge of counselling skills as demonstrated by a formal qualification (e.g., Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Counselling Skills)
  • Some experience of working with people in a helping capacity.
  • Supply two professional references

Applicants seeking direct entry are required to present a portfolio demonstrating successful equivalent postgraduate certificate level training. It may be possible to gain exemption from the first year, allowing you to complete in two years. However, the resulting MSc would not be a BACP-accredited award.

The MSc Therapeutic Counselling is emotionally demanding and requires a high level of reflexivity. In addition to your online application, you will be asked to submit a separate personal statement of at least 500 words on your interest in pursuing counsellor training.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    2042 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2042 GBP per module during 36 months.

£2,042 per 30 credits

Living costs for City of London

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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