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Counselling 

Abertay University

M.Sc. On Campus
36 months
Duration
15000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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Develop your theoretical understanding, hone your practical skills and achieve a higher level of personal awareness and resilience by studying counselling at a postgraduate level. This MSc Counselling programme offered by Abertay University equips you with the skills you need to offer emotional support for people experiencing problems in their lives.

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Overview

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.

Career Opportunities 

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. 

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • The Process of Counselling 
  • Advanced Theories and Approaches
  • Professional Practice 
  • Foundations Of Counselling Practice
  • Theories and Approaches in Counselling
  • Professional Challenge and Personal Resilience

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

English, Welsh and Northern Irish Students: 10,000 GBP

Funding

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