Counselling and Psychotherapy postgraduate courses

Whether you're embarking on a counselling and psychotherapy career or already in practice and looking to further develop your skills in a specific area, our range of courses will help you take your next steps.

Take your ambition to the next level with courses that offer distinct pathways and develop your knowledge and skills to support your progression within the sector.

100% overall student satisfaction - PG Cert Systemic Thinking and PracticePostgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019
98%overall student satisfaction - MSc Integrative Counselling and PsychotherapyPostgraduate Taught Experience Survey 2019
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Facilities and teaching

Our excellent facilities include a clinical skills suite, which replicates a real working environment to allow you to practice and develop your skills. The clinical skills suite includes five rooms dedicated to counselling, along with group behavioural observation rooms.

You will learn from counselling and psychotherapy experts with years of professional experience, and receive all the support you need to take your next steps towards reaching your goals.

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Counselling placements take Maria closer to her dream

Completing a range of placements during her studies has helped Maria to prepare to pursue her dream of opening her own private Counselling and Psychotherapy practice.

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What our Counselling and Psychotherapy graduates do

Postgraduate education extends your knowledge, skills and confidence in ways which enhance your employability and open doors to new career prospects and professional development. Our previous graduates have been employed in a wide variety of settings, based on the skills and qualifications gained during their programme, such as:

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I could not speak more highly of the teaching. My tutors have outstanding knowledge and have made learning such a positive experience with a variety of learning resources. They bring the real world into the classroom.

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MSc Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy student
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Postgraduate prospectus

Explore your digital postgraduate prospectus and find out what you need to know about studying with us. When you sign up, tell us what you're interested in and we'll send you a link to information put together just for you.

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Postgraduate Open Events

Join us at an upcoming on-campus Postgraduate Open Event, where you will get the opportunity to meet our expert academics and find out more about your course.

Next Open Event: Wednesday 10 July, 3pm - 6pm

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