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Psychology with Counselling Skills MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The overarching philosophy for the degree is to explore how counselling and psychology are used within mental health and well-being services to support individuals to access resources such as education and employment to maintain healthy lives. Students will be offered training to develop their self-awareness, reflective, and active listening skills. The range of transferable skills learned on this programme are highly prized by employers and postgraduate professional courses. This degree, with a specialism in counselling theory and practice, will not qualify the individual student to practice as a counsellor, psychotherapist or counselling or clinical psychologist. If students wish to work therapeutically with individual's or groups then they will require further postgraduate training. Student's from this degree with be eligible, with the completion of the degree and with an interview to transfer directly on to a range of professional postgraduate training courses.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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A level : BBB

For First Year Entry a minimum of 3 A Levels at BBB or 4 AS at AABB.For Second Year Entry a minimum of an A in the subject selected for Single Honours plus BB, or AB in the subjects selected for Joint Honours plus a further B.GCSE in English or English Language is also required.

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University information

University of Aberdeen

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    University of Aberdeen, Directorate of External Relations, King's College, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB24 3FX, Scotland

One of the top 30 universities in the UK (Complete University Guide).
Student population includes over 130 nationalities, with strong international global networks.
An International Centre provides support to students from application to graduation.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 118 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    167 78%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    25th

    13

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