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MA Psychodynamic Counselling (3 year)

University of Essex

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This course offers a professional qualification to work therapeutically as a counsellor, either with children and adolescents or with adults You gain thorough theoretical and practical training, including a supervised placement, enabling you to qualify and practise as a counsellor.

This course provides a route to a counselling and psychotherapy qualification for graduates from psychology, sociology or many other related degrees as well as for established professionals, such as teachers, social workers, nurses and care workers.

In the first year you learn about psychodynamic theory and its applications. In the second year, you take up a placement as trainee counsellor to develop your skills and confidence as a practitioner. You will be placed in an agency such as a school, voluntary organisation or some other support service. A requirement of this course is that you are in personal therapy or counselling on a weekly basis and you will need weekly supervision. As part of your course, you are required to attend a conference and may incur associated travel costs.

Application deadline

27 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,408per 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 Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    37th out of 118 1

    64th out of 83 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    107 50%

    93rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    44th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    111 64%

    59th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    44th

    20

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