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- Available as a full-time (one year) or part-time (up to six years) course.
- The opportunity to complete Intermediate Counselling Awards, providing flexibility for our students.
- A combination of teaching methods including group seminars, lead lectures, individual tutorials and online resources.
- Staff with extensive experience in a range of psychology and psychotherapeutic settings.
- Progress to further study on a Clinical or Counselling psychology Doctorate courses.
CounsellingSt John's Campus
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Location: St John's Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
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Overview If you're passionate about therapeutic care, our Counselling MSc will bring you a step closer to a career in counselling or clinical psychology. You will strengthen your theoretical knowledge, debate issues and hone your research skills, all of which you can apply to your career in healthcare. The course will prepare you for a range of therapeutic occupations across the statutory, private and voluntary sectors. You can tailor your course to your preferences by choosing from a number of pathways. You also have the option to study part-time, providing you with a flexible degree that can fit alongside your busy life. After you've completed the course, you'll be able to register for professional training or further study. Whatever your career interests may be, we will support you to become a confident and experienced counselling practitioner. Key features
Minimum 2:2 Honours degree in Psychology. Other level 6 degree qualifications, together with appropriate experience, or substantial related experience alone, will be considered. International students must hold a qualification equivalent to a UK first or second class honours degree. The IELTS score for international applicants is 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in each component).
IELTS: 6.5 (with no less than 5.5 in component)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Worcester, Business and management studies. For the most up to date IELTS requirements, please contact our counsellors.
About this university
For the students travelling from outside the UK, there are various resources on hand to help them adjust to their new surroundings. Before arrival, there are country specific information on the website to help with applications and visas and immigration issues. There is also a dedicated student support team for international students that includes everything from an immigration solicitor to a finance and welfare specialist. There are study skills on hand as well as language assistance for those wanting to learn or improve their English. The Students Union also operates an International Committee to look after the specialist interests of those from outside the country. The Student Union at the university is based in the St Johns campus and provides a range of services for members as well as representation and support. The union operates a bar, shop and eating places as well as providing academic and non-academic help and advice through the student advisors. There are a host of different societies and clubs to get involved with outside the classroom. These include from arts interests such as anime, screen production and film to interests including debate and the nature society. There are also cultural and religious groups such as the Student Christian Movement and the African Caribbean society. Sports teams and clubs take part in the BUCS league and range from traditional sports to fitness activities such as cricket, football and equestrian events.