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    (Occupational Therapy)
  • Research Quality

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    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

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    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

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Course Summary

The PG Dip is a two year part-time course, designed for students with some prior counselling skills training and experience in using these skills in a helping role. If you wish to study for a Masters qualification you can apply for the three-year part-time course. This comprises of the two year of the PG dip followed by a further year of part-time study. If you wish to apply for a PG loan you will need to apply for the three-year MA. The PG Dip is a two year part-time only course. The course runs over 30 weeks, starting in September and finishing in June. Attendance is 9.30 – 5.00pm one day per week in term-time. There is one compulsory residential weekend (usually in late January or early February) in each of the two academic years. 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. 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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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