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Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice

12 months
Duration
14045 GBP/year
7585 GBP/year
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About

This Master's in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice from Bath Spa University is suitable for counsellors and psychotherapists who have completed a recognised counselling or psychotherapy training qualification, and who are working or who have worked professionally as a counsellor or psychotherapist.

Overview

This Master's in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice from Bath Spa University gives students an academic qualification alongside their professional counselling training. You can gain a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or Master’s Award (180 credits) in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice. This is beneficial when applying for work as the qualification is nationally and internationally recognised. 

The aims of the programme are to recognise and enhance understanding of good professional practice and deepen theoretical knowledge, to engage in evidence-based practice and research, and to enhance skills of reflection and reflexivity and develop self-awareness to support Continued Professional Development.

Career development

The programme will give practising counsellors and psychotherapists an academic, University-based higher degree qualification to complement their professional qualification.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Independent Study
  • Independent Study
  • Counselling Ethics and the Law
  • Reflecting on Clinical Practice
  • Research Methods in Social Science
  • Research and the Professional 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Late applications (generally those made after 31 July) will only be considered if places remain on the course

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

This programme is suitable for counsellors and psychotherapists who have completed a recognised counselling or psychotherapy training qualification. Applicants should also be working, or have previously worked, professionally as a counsellor or psychotherapist.

To qualify for entry, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a qualified counsellor or psychotherapist with a recognised training qualification
  • Need to be qualified to at least Level 4 Diploma
  • Have completed at least 100 clinical placement hours.

If you've completed a recognised counselling qualification or you have evidence of relevant academic study at Level 7 within the last five years, you may be able to apply for Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7585 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7585 GBP per year during 12 months.

UK students part time: £2,530

Living costs for Bath

808 - 1228 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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