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MSc Psychotherapy and Counselling

With the increasing awareness of the importance of mental health in our everyday lives, more people are seeking out ways to improve their emotional well-being. The counselling and psychotherapy sector involves working in-depth with people, who have a range of different needs, to provide support and promote healing and well-being. Counselling students

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Graduates who wish to pursue suitably accredited postgraduate training in psychotherapy and counselling; including those who have completed introductory counselling or psychotherapy courses alongside degrees in allied subject areas. This is assessed on a case by case basis, via application and an in-depth interview process.


This video was filmed in December 2018.

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Key facts

Starts: October 2020

Level: Postgraduate (Level 7)

Length: 3 years (part-time)

Venue: Westwood campus

Student profile

"The MSc in Psychotherapy and Counselling does challenge you to discover yourself but the experience is so worthwhile. I feel supported and I'm really enjoying the process."

Rachael, current student

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