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Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice MA

University of Nottingham

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Jubilee Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Flexible and covering all areas of practice, this course prepares you to work as a person-centred experiential counselling and psychotherapy practitioner. You will join a diverse and professional community that has a person-centred experiential approach at its heart. As a team, we have a unique blend of practice and academic backgrounds and experience.

On this course, you will:

  • learn and develop person-centred experiential therapy
  • engage creatively with issues in contemporary society

choose between two specialist pathways:

  • counselling for adults across the lifespan
  • counselling for children and young people
  • be part of a vibrant counselling and psychotherapy community
  • have the chance to join our research clinic
  • study in a world-class university within an award-winning sustainable environment

You will benefit from our 50-year tradition of counselling training at the University of Nottingham. Working with leading scholars and practitioners in the field of person-centred experiential counsellor training, you will develop within a growth-oriented experiential learning environment, with access to superb learning resources and leading research.

On completion of the course you will leave with an internationally recognised counselling qualification, and can go on to become a leader in the field of counselling working in education, schools, health, community, private and public sectors.

This course will equip you with the required number of training hours for individual accreditation with British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy, as well as preparing you for doctoral studies in counselling and psychotherapy or related areas.


Career destinations for our graduates include counsellors, education advisers, language tutors, primary/secondary teachers and vocational/industrial trainers and instructors. A number of our graduates are already in employment while undertaking part-time study for professional development in their chosen career.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,000per 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 Nottingham

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  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    24th out of 118 5

    11th out of 83 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    156 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    130 75%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    94 94%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%



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