Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Counselling Psychology

The programme is aimed at graduate psychologists wishing to enhance their applied skills in the area of counselling and applied psychological practice. The programme offers clinical training in both humanistic (person-centred) and cognitive-behavioural approaches to psychological practice and situates these within a range of clinical contexts. Students undertake skills development throughout their studies and a clinical placement each year. They also undergo substantial personal and professional development work to enable them to manage the demands of working with complex client groups, as well as completing substantial doctoral research study in the field of psychological well-being.

Entry requirements

UK Honours degree 2.1 (or equivalent) that meets BPS standards for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC) personal maturity and demonstrable experience in a helping role. International students whose 1st language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of satisfactory competence by completing an IELTS test with a score of at least 7.0 (or equivalent).

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on combination of essays, oral presentations, examination, case studies, critical appraisals and research dissertations.

Sponsorship information

Some students are eligible for tuition fee support. The fees and financial support that are relevant to you depend on where you lived before coming to university. Scholarships of £1,000 are available to all international students; there are no special application forms for scholarships and decisions will be made on the basis of the information provided with the application forms.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DPsych Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
DPsych Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Glasgow Caledonian University Glasgow G4 0BA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Student Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
0141 331 8630