M.Sc. On Campus

Counselling Studies and Health Communication

Ulster University

12 months
15360 GBP/year
6410 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Counselling Studies and Health Communication from Ulster University provides students with a comprehensive range of counselling and health communication theories, approaches and practical skills.


Counselling Studies and Health Communication from Ulster University offers students an opportunity to learn about the conscious and unconscious psychological and biopsychosocial factors that underpin individual feelings, thoughts and behaviours across the lifespan, and within the context of the couple, the family and the group.


Previous students have developed their work activities in counselling, health communication and associated areas. Additionally, past students have used the programme themes to support their existing work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Growth and Transition
  • Counselling
  • The Counselling and Therapeutic Framework
  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Humanistic Counselling Perspectives
  • Psychodynamic Approaches
  • Health Communication

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Deadline is normally 31st July. Late applications may be considered until 31st August. However, if possible applicants should apply before the July deadline.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold an honours or non-honours degree (2:2 or above) or equivalent or demonstrate ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning;
  • Be currently employed in or have recent experience (within the last five years) of employment either professionally or voluntarily in a role involving the use of counselling skills;
  • Attend for interview to show evidence of having the personal qualities necessary to undertake counselling training.
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6410 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland and EU Settlement Status fees: £6410

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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