Manchester Metropolitan University

Clinical Skills in Integrative Psychotherapy

This masters program me aims to bring together psychological theory with evidence-based practice and practitioner wellbeing for existing and aspiring practitioners. The course will expand therapeutic skills and knowledge across a range of therapeutic modalities related to promoting psychological wellbeing. Of particular interest to anyone wishing to pursue a career in psychological therapies (eg counselling, psychotherapy, counselling and clinical psychology, allied healthcare professional utilising therapeutic skills) this course should also appeal to all existing practitioners who wish to update and enhance their skills and knowledge. The programme has been designed for people with a background knowledge of psychological therapies. Completion of this masters programme will help students develop specialised knowledge in undertaking research, therapeutic practice and personal development, which also makes this an excellent CPD opportunity.

Entry requirements

MSc: A 2:1 or above in an honours degree course (or overseas equivalent) related to the allied health/social care professions (eg psychology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, social work, speech and language therapy, physiotherapy, education). Each applicant will be judged on an individual basis. Although not a requirement of this course, we recommend that students try to obtain some part-time paid or voluntary work in a relevant therapeutic service, which is beneficial the reflective exercises in the second semester units and overall learning experience. Finally, we will specifically look for applicants who can showcase their ability to develop skills in reflective and ethical practice. We can be particularly flexible around entry requirements for prospective students who have experienced psychological distress at a time when they were completing prior study, which may have influenced final grades. We value the perspective of first hand experiences of health services and strive for inclusivity at all levels. •Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 5.5 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. MSc: A 2:1 or above in an honours degree course (or overseas equivalent) related to the allied health/social care professions (eg psychology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, social work, speech and language therapy, physiotherapy, education). Each applicant will be judged on an individual basis. Although not a requirement of this course, we recommend that students try to obtain some part-time paid or voluntary work in a relevant therapeutic service, which is beneficial the reflective exercises in the second semester units and overall learning experience. Finally, we will specifically look for applicants who can showcase their ability to develop skills in reflective and ethical practice. We can be particularly flexible around entry requirements for prospective students who have experienced psychological distress at a time when they were completing prior study, which may have influenced final grades. We value the perspective of first hand experiences of health services and strive for inclusivity at all levels.

Assessment methods

Assessments take multiple forms to offer students the best possible chance for success. Our assessments include critical essays, presentations, case reports, reflective accounts and two exams.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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