Counselling Psychology Prof Doc


Online University of East London    School of Psychology

Full time September Prof Doctorate See programme description
Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31)

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The Counselling Psychology Prof Doc programme at the University of East London is designed for students interested in becoming professional clinicians in the mental health sector. With a focus on flexible and critical approaches to psychological theory and practice, this programme provides relevant experience and training placements to develop your clinical competence. You will learn through a combination of taught components, individual study, research, and placement activities. The programme offers a range of placement options, including working with refugees, learning disabilities, or trauma-focused work. Graduates are eligible for employment in the NHS, private practice, and voluntary sector. Entry requirements include a 2:1 honours degree in psychology and an IELTS score of 7.0.

About the course

This course is particularly suited to students interested in undergoing professional training that will equip them for employment as a clinician in the NHS, the voluntary sector or in private practice.

Our typical applicant is someone who already has experience in working in the mental health sector and understands about working with people.

We will encourage you to develop a flexible, reflective and critical approach to psychological and psychotherapeutic theory, research and practice, and will provide you with relevant experience to facilitate understanding of the different facets of work as a Counselling Psychologist and how this role is evolving in contemporary employment settings. 

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Entry Requirements

A good honours degree in psychology (minimum of 2:1) which confers Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS). Applicants will need to attend a face to face interview and we cannot consider another type of interview.

Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in Writing, Speaking, Reading and Listening (or recognised equivalent).

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