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The MSc in Counselling at UON offers an exciting opportunity to delve into the world of human thinking and behaviour, paving the way to a rewarding career in counselling. This comprehensive programme equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop as a counsellor, opening up a range of professional opportunities. With a theoretical integrative approach, you'll explore traditional theories and learn to address various client issues. Practical experience is a key component, including a supervised placement of at least 100 client hours. A first or second class bachelor's degree is required, along with a DBS check and a reflective mindset.

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This Masters degree in Counselling is an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of human thinking, reasoning and their actions and offers the chance to take the first steps into a career in counselling. Our MSc in Counselling course provides you with a level of knowledge and skills that will allow you to develop as counsellors, and once you have gained further experience and client hours you will be able to pursue a range of professional opportunities.

If you have a first degree in Psychology that is Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) accredited, your postgraduate training opportunities will include doctoral training on British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited courses in Counselling Psychology.

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Entry Requirements

In order to apply for this postgraduate Counselling MSc, applicants will need either a first or second class bachelors’ degree. Additionally, applicants will be carrying out placements whilst working with clients. Having a critical self-awareness and a willingness to reflect on your own process throughout this course is therefore required. Voluntary or professional experience of support work with adults is desirable, but not essential.

You will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check with our Placements office after enrolment. This will allow you to take part in your Supervised Face-to-face Client placement.


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