Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Counselling Psychology

City, University of London

12 months
7430 GBP/year
4240 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Begin to understand the therapeutic experience through academic expertise and develop a path to advance to further study with our Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Psychology from City, University of London. 


You will combine learning theory with practice to gain a strong base in both counselling and psychology.

You will blend a learning of theory and practice to build a strong academic base in counseling and psychology.

Together we focus on the therapeutic relationship between the therapist and the client, concentrating on the personal subjective experience of the whole person.


The Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Psychology from City, University of London is often used as a way of progressing towards doctoral study, such as our Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology.

It gives you a chance to develop interpersonal and counselling skills, and improve how you apply them in practise.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Counselling across the lifespan
  • Counselling skills
  • Theoretical models in counselling psychology 
  • Understanding mental health
  • Personal and professional development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be expected to submit the following:

  • An application form, (completed electronically on-screen)
  • A short personal statement (c. 800-1200 words) outlining why you are applying for this programme
  • A copy of your degree transcript: We require an original transcript or a copy certified by your institution. If you have not yet graduated, you will be required to send us your degree transcript as soon as it is available. You will not be able to register as a City student without having supplied your degree transcript.
  • The names and contact details of two referees.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7430 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7430 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4240 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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