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Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy MSc

Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy MSc

Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Counselling Skills (General) Psychotherapy

Course type


Course Summary

This course provides an initial professional training in counseling and sets students on the journey towards becoming psychotherapists. It combines academic learning, reflection and clinical work. Principally aimed at providing an initial training in working with adults, the programme also includes an introduction to working with young people. This course is ideal if you are wanting to train professionally as a counselor or to begin the journey to becoming a psychotherapist. Newman university has run a postgraduate training programme in psychotherapy for a several years, and has a long tradition of providing counseling training. As such, the University has a strong reputation in this area. The programme combines practitioner training with the development of research skills, taught by specialist research-active lecturing staff. You will train as a practitioner able to work princlipally with adult clients, but will also gain an introduction to working with young people.

There are a range of assessment methods, including: Essays, Personal reflections and journals, Presentations, Audio-recorded counseling sessions and written commentaries on these, Practice log books, Supervisors’ reports, Research proposal and dissertation

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students must have a 1st degree (minimum 2:2) or equivalent and have completed a face-to-face level 3 qualification in counselling skills or equivalent, have relevant experience of using these skills in a workplace or voluntary setting, and have demonstrated at interview your suitability for undertaking professional training.