University of Chester

University of Chester

Multi-Method Therapy

This course aims to equip practitioners with the skills needed by drawing on a number of evidence-based interventions that can be used within a brief framework; the focus of the course is on the application of skills to the practice area; students learn skills in brief, group and creative therapies, as well as family interventions and cognitive behavioural approaches.

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a professional qualification in the field of health/social care (e.g. OT, nursing, counselling and social work); applicants must be working in a clinical setting with access to both a client group and a clinical supervisor; they must provide evidence of their ability to study at level 7; applicants are subject to interview.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Interview of multi-method therapy; multi-method therapy in practice; practice-based portfolio; optional modules: independent study; brief therapy interventions in mental health; family approaches in mental health; alternative developments in CBT; creative interventions in mental health.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include case studies, reflective accounts and demonstration of skills application.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

Key information

Health and Social Care Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000