12 months
Duration
3400 GBP/year
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About

The Graduate Certificate in Counselling course at Keele University  is an ideal starting point for those who want to begin to train as counsellors, but do not have traditional academic qualifications and/or previous experience in a helping role.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Counselling course at Keele University is a one year, part-time programme of study which incorporates the three strands of counselling training - counselling theory, counselling practice and personal development.  Many students who complete this course progress on to Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy, which is a professional training in counselling.

Career

Keele counselling students go on to work in a wide range of counselling and mental health fields in the UK and internationally as well as progressing on to further study, research or specialist training. To find out more about careers in counselling visit the BACP careers page.

The University has a Careers and Employability team who can provide you with advice and guidance about your future career. The team offer specialist workshops, for example 'Options with Postgraduate Study' and Moving on with your PhD', and can also meet you individually to give guidance and support to help you develop your career. We also hold regular careers fairs on campus and in formal events where you can meet employers. You will also have access to our database of job opportunities and digital resources such as online psychometric testing.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Core Counselling Competencies (30 credits)
  • Personal Development and Professional Issues (30 credits)

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Traditional academic qualifications are not a necessary requirement to enter the Graduate Certificate in Counselling. The programme is open to applicants that show appropriate commitment and motivation to participate in a programme that combines experiential learning and academic study.
  • Applicants will need to address these points in their personal statements in the application form and in response to the criteria questionnaire to be completed as part of the application process.
  • Applicants will be required to complete an initial online application form including a personal statement. Once the application has been received, if the applicant meets the entry requirements for the programme, they will be sent a set of criteria questions to fill out. Occasionally, the applicant may be asked to attend an interview with two members of the core counselling team who teach on the counselling programmes at Keele University.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    3400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

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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