Due to the continued success and high demand for places on this course, we are no longer able to accept applications for 2015. You are encouraged to apply early to start the course in September 2016.
Join a diverse and professional community that has a person-centred experiential approach at the very heart of what we do. We are a team with a unique blend of practice and academic backgrounds and experience.
We specialise in Counselling for Children and Young People and Adults Across the LifeSpan. Our new exciting programme is flexible and covers all areas of practice. The programme prepares you for work as a practitioner in the field of counselling and psychotherapy.
The course is available to study two years full-time and four years part-time.
Why choose our MA?
On our programme you will:
engage creatively with issues in contemporary society
choose between two specialisms, Counselling for Adults across the Lifespan (AAL) and Counselling for Children and Young People (CYP)
belong to a vibrant counselling and psychotherapy community
study in a world class university with an award winning sustainable environment
You will benefit from:
a forty year tradition of counselling training at the University of Nottingham
leading scholars and practitioners in the field of counsellor training
developing within a growth oriented experiential learning environment
access to superb learning resources and leading research
On completion of the course you:
will leave with an internationally recognised counselling qualification
may become a leader in the field of counselling working in education, schools, health, community, private and public sectors
will meet requirements to become a counsellor with accreditation
will be prepared for doctoral studies in counselling and psychotherapy
2.2 (or international equivalent). Applicants will also be required to evidence experience in a helping or supporting role over 1 year. This can be either in a paid or voluntary capacity. Applicants without a degree will be considered on an individual basis. Entry to the course without a degree requires you to have a Level 4 Diploma and 2 years' experience as a counsellor or psychotherapist, or similar experience in a closely related professional role, and completion of a 3000 word essay. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).