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  Counselling Psychology Professional Doctorate

University of Wolverhampton    School of Psychology

Full time & Part time September Prof Doctorate 3 years full time, 5 years part time
Nursing & Health (27) Psychology (31)

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Are you ready to embark on a transformative journey in the field of counselling psychology? The University of Wolverhampton presents the Counselling Psychology Professional Doctorate, a prestigious programme accredited by the British Psychological Society and Health and Care Professions Council. This comprehensive course equips students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical practices required to excel as counselling psychologists. Through a blend of expert teaching, practical placements, and state-of-the-art facilities, you will delve into various psychotherapeutic approaches and gain hands-on experience in clinical settings. The programme focuses on personal and professional development, emphasizing humanistic values and evidence-based practices. With entry requirements including a 2.1 Honours degree in Psychology and counselling skills qualification, this doctorate offers a unique blend of academic rigour and practical training. Join our diverse and experienced team at the forefront of modern mental health practice, and become a reflective and ethical practitioner in the dynamic field of counselling psychology.

About the course

The University of Wolverhampton offers a prestigious Doctor of Counselling Psychology degree that prepares students for professional practice in the field. Students studying this programme will gain the knowledge, skills, and expertise necessary to become competent and ethical counselling psychologists. This Counselling Psychology programme is accredited by both the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

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Entry Requirements

Applicants normally need to evidence the following criteria:
• A 2.1 Honours degree in Psychology or equivalent.
• Eligibility for Graduate Basis for Chartered status with the British Psychological Society (GBC).
• Possession of a qualification in counselling skills to Level 3 certificate standard.
• 6 months (full-time) or 12 months (part-time) in a paid or voluntary helping role, using counselling skills with clients on a face-to-face basis. Experience should normally have taken place within the last five years and would normally equate to 100 hours direct counselling work.


Home - Full-time - £9690 per year
Home - Part-time - £4845 per year
International - Full-time - £15450 per year

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