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Counselling Psychology

University of Malta

24 months
Duration
10800 EUR/year
Free
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About

The Master of Psychology in Counselling Psychology programme from University of Malta is the only route in Malta through which, when followed by two years of supervised practice, individuals can obtain a warrant to practice as Counselling Psychologists.

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Overview

The overall aim of the Master of Psychology in Counselling Psychology programme from University of Malta  is to equip students with the necessary psychology knowledge, values, attitudes and skills required to practise as a counselling psychologist. 

This is done firstly through taught units on the theories and research on the promotion of health and wellbeing, development and learning of all children young people, adults and older adults, and on relevant prevention, assessment and intervention strategies. 

Secondly, students have 9 hours of supervised field placement per week throughout the course for them to develop the professional values, ethics, attitudes and skills to address the various needs of persons through individual, group, system, and society level strategies. Thirdly students are also provided with training in research including the submission of a dissertation.

Career opportunites and access to further studies

Persons who acquire the Master of Psychology in Counselling Psychology degree, followed by two years supervised practice, can work as warranted Counselling Psychologists in a variety of community and mental health settings. Counselling Psychologists work with clients across all stages of development such as with children and their families facing behaviour problems, adolescents and adults dealing with substance abuse problems, adults facing marital difficulties, or older adults facing retirement and illness. 

Counselling Psychologists also work with groups helping people to overcome these same psychological challenges.The Master of Psychology in Counselling Psychology also provides candidates access to doctoral programmes in psychology both locally and overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family Therapy and Systemic Practice
  • Research Methods
  • Psychological Assessment of Children - Clinical Focus
  • Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents
  • Core Placement Counselling Psychology - Children and Adolescents
  • Lifespan Development and Psychopathology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

The Course shall be open to applicants who are proficient in the Maltese Language and who are in possession of the following qualifications:

  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Upper Division), or an equivalent qualification from this or another university or
  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology with at least Second Class Honours (Lower Division), together with a Master’s degree in Psychology-related areas from this or another University or
  • a Bachelor degree in Psychology or a Bachelor degree with Psychology as a main area of study, in both cases obtained with at least Category IIA or another degree in a related area

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21600 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Non-EU/Non-EEA Applicants:

  • Total Tuition Fees: Eur 21,600
  • Yr 1: Eur 10,800 - Yr 2: Eur 10,800

Living costs for Msida

690 - 1170 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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