Join the only Counselling Masters programme in the UK to provide comprehensive training in the pluralistic framework for counselling and psychotherapy integration. This means you’ll absorb a wide range of theories and interventions, learning how best to adapt your approach to the needs of your clients.
We enjoy a rich tradition of providing training in counselling and counselling skills. Our teaching staff are highly respected leaders in their field, and you’ll be joining a vibrant community of practitioners and past and current students.
Abertay University has a strong research orientation, and the Tayside Centre for Counselling (TCC) is based on campus. There are opportunities for you to be involved in projects that are influencing and developing the role and effectiveness of counselling interventions in modern society.
By providing both foundational and professional training in a single programme, this Counselling programme offered by Abertay University gives you the opportunity to undergo a three year part-time degree as a direct entry in to a counselling career.
Our graduates have moved on to work within the field of counselling, psychotherapy, social care, research and education. Some graduates choose to enter private practice, while others remain in the voluntary sector. In addition, it's possible to go on to train in counselling supervision.
An MSc in Counselling also provides transferable skills, and can considerably enhance career prospects for people working in health, education, the church, criminal justice, human resource management, and the voluntary sector.
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- The Process of Counselling
- Advanced Theories and Approaches
- Professional Practice
- Foundations Of Counselling Practice
- Theories and Approaches in Counselling
- Professional Challenge and Personal Resilience
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- 36 months
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- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesPsychology Health Sciences Counselling View 1338 other Masters in Health Sciences in United Kingdom
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- An undergraduate degree (2:2 or better in any subject) which may be supplemented with professional experience and evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level
- Interest in counselling as a profession or career/personal enhancement
- Some experience in helping professionally or voluntarily
- One reference
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International15000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
National7500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 10,000 GBP
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.