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Counselling Children and Young People MA

Counselling Children and Young People MA

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Child / Youth Counselling

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA Counselling Children and Young People is one of the only Masters courses of its kind. It offers a unique blend of knowledge and skills practice, and provides a pathway to many exciting opportunities within the field of therapeutic work with young people. It will enable you to become part of a new generation of professionals working within schools and other formal and informal youth settings. The MA Counselling Children and Young People is a two-year course made up of one year’s training on the Postgraduate Diploma Counselling Children and Young People plus one year completing the Masters Research and dissertation stage. The PG Diploma stage covers both the practical and theoretical aspects of counselling children and young people; on the Masters research and dissertation stage you will learn about research methods for studying Counselling Children and Young People and will undertake a research project of your choice relating to the subject area.

The MA Counselling Children and Young People will enable you to become part of a new generation of professionals working within schools and other formal and informal youth settings. Once you’ve completed the Masters, you will have demonstrated that you have an in-depth knowledge of counselling children and young people, including specialist knowledge gained by your own research findings. This is likely to further develop your reputation and career prospects as a counsellor. On completion of the MA Counselling Children and Young People, there may also be opportunities for you to progress into further study via a PhD route on application, both at the University of South Wales and other UK universities.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Modules

Students will learn about the different research methods which help develop knowledge about consultative supervision. You will then put this into action in your own choice of research project, on a topic relevant to integrative counselling and psychotherapy. You will be allocated a personal supervisor to provide expert guidance, advice and support. This route is ideal for those wanting to develop a career in research.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Children and Young People as well as post-qualifying counselling experience or experience of working with young people; they must also be a registered member of an appropriate professional body, eg BACP; two references must be uploaded with their application, and one must be from their clinical supervisor.