Counselling PsychologyNorthampton Square
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Rank: 57 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Northampton Square
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 36 months
Intl fees: £14500
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17.3 : 1
City, University of London has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
The DPsych aims to develop ethical, reflective and professional practitioners of counselling psychology who work collaboratively with their clients to provide high-quality psychological services, drawing on evidence-based psychological practice in the context of a therapeutic relationship characterised by trust, respect, and appreciation for the subjective experience of the person and individuality of the client and their unique world view.Our programme seeks to sit at the interface of science and practice. We value reflective professional practice and development of practice through the rigor of top class research.You are equipped to work with a wide range of complex presenting issues; with individual adults and children, couples, families, groups and organisations; short and long term; in single and multi-professional contexts; and through transferring psychological skills to others in multidisciplinary teams.You are actively supported during your studies by the course team to develop your own personal theory of the evolution, maintenance and resolution of psychological problems, based on your reading, lectures, practical skills workshops, personal development, collaborative learning and clinical and research experience.
A degree with relevant experience, or a recognised professional qualification. We only accept the following English language qualifications: A first degree from a UK university or from the CNAA. A first degree from an overseas institution recognised by City as providing adequate evidence of proficiency in the English language, for example, from institutions in Australia, Canada or the USA. GCE O-level/GCSE - grade C or above CSE: grade C or above SEB: grade C or above Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: Pass IELTS: Overall score of 7 or above and at least 6.5 in each subtest Please note that due to changes in the UK Visas and Immigration's (UKVI) list of Secure English Language Tests (SELT) we are no longer able to accept TOEFL as evidence of English language for students who require a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS), as of April 2014.
IELTS: 5.5 (Writing 5.0)
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About this university
Students travel from over 160 countries to study at the university, giving it a lively cosmopolitan student body. Students can download an International Student Guide to help them start on their journey to City University as well as finding out country specific information on the website. There is also the International Student Advice Team available for help and guidance. This ranges from issues such as immigration and visas to financial guidance and accommodation help. They are based within the Northampton Square campus, are available by email, and phone as well. The City University Students Union is at the heart of outside the classroom activities. It operates four media outlets run by students including a radio station and website. A newspaper, The Square, is run by BA Journalism students and has received international media coverage on some of its articles. There are also a wide range of societies and organisations to get involved with ranging from cultural and religious groups to interests and hobbies. Sports clubs and activities are operated by the City University London Sports Association (CULSA). They are based in Sebastian Street, just off Northampton Square and organise the running of the clubs as well as organising events and working to improve sports within the university.