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Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice MA

Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice MA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Counselling Skills (General) Psychotherapy

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Master's in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice is suitable for counsellors and psychotherapists who have completed a recognised counselling or psychotherapy training qualification, and who are working or who have worked professionally as a counsellor or psychotherapist.

On successful completion of the programme, you'll not only be well-versed in counselling and psychotherapy research and your chosen subject area, you'll also have gained an academic degree to complement your existing professional qualification.

Overview

The Master's in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice gives students an academic qualification alongside their professional counselling training. You can gain a Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) or Master’s Award (180 credits) in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice. This is beneficial when applying for work, (the qualification is nationally and internationally recognised).

The aims of the programme are to recognise and enhance understanding of good professional practice and deepen theoretical knowledge, to engage in evidence–based practice and research, and to enhance skills of reflection and reflexivity and develop self-awareness to support Continued Professional Development.

Career development

The programme will give practising counsellors and psychotherapists an academic, University-based higher degree qualification to complement their professional qualification.

Different course options

Online | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 3 years | 21-SEP-20

Study mode

Online

Duration

3 years

Start date

21-SEP-20

Modules

Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Reflecting on Clinical Practice (30 Credits) - Core
Research and the Professional Part 2 (15 Credits)
Research and the Professional Part 1 (15 Credits)
Research Methods in Social Science (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£2,470

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

£13,700 per year for full time fee. It's guide for part time students.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

We are generally looking for a good honours degree or equivalent. Some courses also require an interview or the submission of a portfolio of work. This programme is suitable for counsellors and psychotherapists who have completed a recognised counselling or psychotherapy training qualification, and who are working or who have worked professionally as a counsellor or psychotherapist. If you have completed a recognised counselling qualification or you have evidence of relevant academic study at Level 7 within the last five years, you may be able to apply for Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L).

University information

Turn your passion into your reality. Bath Spa University has a long-established reputation which dates back to 1852 and the original Bath School of Art. Based in the vibrant, World Heritage city of Bath, you’ll experience the best of both worlds: from Roman heritage to Georgian elegance, and the latest modern, specialist facilities – new buildings, well-stocked libraries and state-of-the-art technology. We pride ourselves on being a creative...more