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Advanced Counselling Theory and Research (MA)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Swansea Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

Through a blend of online delivery and on-campus teaching, the MA Advanced Counselling Theory and Research offers a unique non-practice Masters qualification for individuals with an already existing practice qualification or who wish to pursue a theory-based Masters.

The MA in Advanced Counselling Theory and Research will provide you with a critical understanding of the role of research and theory in understanding and improving mental health and supporting human flourishing. A strong focus of this programme is the development of a range of independent research skills and critical awareness of related ethical issues within the field of counselling.

Why choose this course

  • This is a unique non practice-based MA program in the field of counselling.
  • Staff teaching on this module are research active and active counselling practitioners.
  • Strong professional focus with Personal Development Planning and mentoring throughout the programme.
  • Opportunity to tailor assessments and research dissertation to your own specific interests.
  • Small cohorts ensure a personalised learning experience.

Course Overview

This MA has been designed to develop your higher level knowledge of cutting edge counselling theory alongside applied research skills.

Exploring contemporary developments in counselling, ethical and professional debates, and advanced research methods, this course is designed so that you can shape your learning to best benefit you. There are a core set of compulsory modules and then a choice of two additional optional modules.

The MA in Advanced Counselling Theory & Research will provide you with a critical understanding of the role of research and theory in understanding and improving mental health and supporting human flourishing. A strong focus of this programme is the development of a range of independent research skills and critical awareness of related ethical issues within the field of counselling.

The programme is taught by accredited counsellors and research active staff, with expertise in counselling, understanding human behaviour, and advanced research methods within the counselling and psychology field.

Career Opportunities

This programme is not a practice or skills-based programme. It is designed for those already qualified as counsellors to engage in professional development and research, or for those wishing to pursue an academic career in the area.

Students can also exit with PGDip and PGCert.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    78th out of 83 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    112 65%

    56th

    15
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    16th

    7

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