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Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies

University of Salford

12 months
Duration
15300 GBP/year
8280 GBP/year
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About

Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies degree offered at University of Salford 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 further develop your therapeutic skills and apply what you learn in complex professional contexts.

Overview

Advanced Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies degree offered at University of Salford will equip you with advanced knowledge relating to Counselling and Psychotherapy. The course has been structured to present you with opportunities to learn about different aspects of the lived experience and how these can be attended to therapeutically through brief and long-term interventions.This award is aimed at meeting the needs of qualified counsellors who have already completed professional training in counselling. Students select the combination of modules which is best geared to meeting their individual training needs, with the exception of the Research Methods Module which is necessary for completion of the PG Dip and progression to the MSc. A variety of teaching and learning strategies will be employed, particularly:

  • Didactic lecturing
  • Experiential workshops
  • Experiential group work

Employment 

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Counselling and Psychotherapy for Children and Young People
  • Bereavement and Loss
  • Research Methods
  • Compassion Focused Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Approaches with CBT

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should submit your application at least one month before your course starts.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised professional qualification in counselling or psychotherapy: this is a post-qualification course and those without a professional counselling or psychotherapy are not eligible to apply. 
  • Evidence of a recognised counselling or psychotherapy professional membership (for example, BACP/UKCP or equivalent, or evidence of eligibility to successfully apply for professional membership).
  • Therefore, to gain entry onto this course, you will need to be a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist with a recognised counselling or psychotherapy professional membership or evidence of eligibility to apply for recognised counselling or psychotherapy professional membership.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8280 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8280 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time

  • Your annual fee will be calculated pro rata to the full-time fee according to the number of credits you are studying.

Living costs for Salford

500 - 800 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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