Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


This route offers students the opportunity to critically explore and develop understanding of the psychological foundations of therapeutic processes. In each core module, learning takes place through a combination of lectures, group presentations and discussions, as well as participative workshops.

Entry requirements

Applicantswill normally have an undergraduate honours degree, postgraduate diploma or degree-equivalent professional qualification. They will also hold a GCSE or equivalent in English language. Exceptionally, applicants may be admitted if they have an unclassified degree with significant relevant work experience. Prior learning and experience may count for advanced standing. Applicants will also be required to have at least 50 hours of informal or formal helping experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Dissertation; personal and professional development; counselling and psychotherapy; counselling in context and psychological explorations of counselling interactions plus a further 40 credits of study.

Assessment methods

This modular-based programme is assessed through a process of continuous assessment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Elizabeth Gaskell Campus Manchester M13 0JA North West

Key information

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