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Counselling Psychology

Glasgow Caledonian University

36 months
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13500 GBP/year
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About

In this Counselling Psychology programme from Glasgow Caledonian University, you’ll expand your ability to work with complex client groups and contribute impactful research to the field of psychological health.

Overview

Gain integrated clinical training and extensive professional development through the Counselling Psychology programme from Glasgow Caledonian University – the only programme of its kind in Scotland. Counselling psychology is a rapidly growing area of applied psychology, and a wide range of diverse settings are in need of highly skilled HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologists.

We draw on our relationships with active practitioners to give you a world-class and highly relevant education, with clinical training in both humanistic (person-centred) and cognitive-behavioural approaches. We take a holistic and comprehensive approach to instruction, and you’ll develop your skills in applied psychological theory and research as well as complete work in ongoing clinical placements.

Here, you’ll be a part of a thriving, open and diverse community with a shared investment in social responsibility and a commitment to the common good.

Graduate prospects

On graduation, you will qualify for Chartered Psychologist status with the British Psychological Society and you are eligible to apply for HCPC registration.

Our graduates benefit from the growing demand for in-depth training and leadership abilities in the field of psychological therapy – and from GCU’s excellent academic reputation and world top 5% ranking. Our alumni work as registered counselling psychologists, making a positive impact in independent practice and academia, the NHS and in social care, organisational, educational and forensic settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical Enquiry in Counselling Psychology
  • Applied Psychology Practice (Theory)
  • Applied Psychology Practice (Skills)
  • Analytical Methods
  • Advanced Research in Applied Psychology 
  • Professional Development in Applied Psychology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

540 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All entry requirements listed here should be used as a guide and represent the minimum required to be considered for entry. Applicants who are made a conditional offer of a place may be asked to achieve more than is stated.
  • UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent) that meets British Psychological Society (BPS) standards for the Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC). Personal maturity and demonstrable experience in a helping role.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    7000 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 36 months.

RUK £7,000

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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