University of Bristol

University of Bristol

Counselling in Education

This programme is designed to enable students from a range of professional backgrounds to develop their knowledge and understanding of the ways in which the theories, principles and practices of counselling can be used to support the personal and academic development of learners in all phases of education. Through the use of case studies, working with visiting professionals, engaging with research literature and carrying out practical activities, you will learn how to enhance your professional practice through the use of counselling skills.

Entry requirements

A UK Honours degree or equivalent qualification, plus a minimum of 1 year's appropriate professional experience.

Course modules

Core units: introduction to educational inquiry. 3 units are taken from: approaches to counselling in learning; practical counselling skills 1; counselling young people and families; professional issues in counselling. Optional units: 2 units are taken from either the list above, other units in the school, or practical counselling skills 2.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MEd Full-time £ 5,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MEd Full-time £ 14,100 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MEd Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Tyndall Avenue, Bristol Bristol BS8 1TH South West

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Graduate School of Education
Telephone number: 
0117 331 4491