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    (Occupational Therapy)
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    / 4.00
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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts

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Course Summary

This course comprises of the two years of the PG diploma and a further year where you will have the opportunity to study a professional issue of interest by undertaking a supervised research project. The course day normally comprises elements of counselling theory, counselling practice, peer supervision, and personal development activities. The structure of the course reflects this balance. The theoretical basis of the course is humanistic-integrative. The first year is devoted to exploring elements of the therapeutic relationship, preparation for practice and draws heavily on humanistic theory and practice. The second year builds on this, and explores the contribution of other models of counselling. Students will be encouraged to develop a personally integrated style of therapeutic work, based on core humanistic competences, and drawing on the possibilities offered by other approaches. York St John University works hard to create an inclusive environment for all our students. We offer a range of learning support services to assist students throughout their studies. Our terms and conditions, policies and procedures contain important information about studying at York St John University. The course is accredited by the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP). You will be encouraged to seek student membership of BACP.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£4,000 per year

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The fee for first 2 years £4,000 per annum, dropping to £2,000 per annum for the final year.

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About this University

York St John University supports students to embrace new opportunities and take on the world's challenges, through tailored learning built around their interests and ideas. Changing lives through education since 1841, its campus is just a stone's throw from York city walls, blending Victorian architecture with contemporary facilities. Students have all they need to push the boundaries of what's possible and achieve their aspirations.


York St John University

Lord Mayor's Walk


YO31 7EX