City, University of London

City, University of London

Counselling Psychology

The course is designed for psychology graduates, healthcare professionals, teachers, social workers, managers and others who wish to develop their interpersonal and counselling skills and improve the application of these within their professional practice.It is not a professional training programme and is not intended to train you to be an independent counselling practitioner. It is, however, an excellent foundation if you want to extend your knowledge and experience of counselling prior to undertaking more advanced training in counselling psychology or a related discipline.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have an honours degree for entry onto this course. Relevant experience or a recognised professional qualification is preferable, but not a necessity.

Course modules

Modules include: Counselling across the lifespan; counselling skills; personal and professional development; theoretical models in counselling psychology; understanding mental health.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by one piece of coursework for each of the six modules. These include written assignments, a reflective diary, project work and class-based role-plays and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Graduate Certificate Part-time £ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
Graduate Certificate Part-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Northampton Square Islington EC1V 0HB South East

Key information

City University London
Telephone number: 
020 7040 4567