University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme is designed to provide an education and training in an integrative approach to psychological counselling and therapy to a level appropriate for safe, ethical and effective practice; it also aims to provide the opportunity for students to enhance and extend further their professional and academic development to Master's level; topics of study include: theory and practice of psychological counselling and therapy, model of integration, alternative models (for example, psychodynamic, person centred, gestalt and cognitive'behavioural); professional and clinical studies ' including BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice; practical skills training; social context/multiculturalism; common client presenting problems; client work placement(s); clinical supervision; personal development ' including the Myers Briggs Type Indicator and personal therapy.

Course Additional Entry

Progression onto year 3 (MA Year) requires satisfactory completion of the first two years of the programme (Postgraduate Diploma) OR for applicants who have not completed the UEL Postgraduate Diploma, to have successfully completed an equivalent BACP/UKCP/BPS'accredited diploma elsewhere.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £2,017  Single Module. First year overseas fees
1 year
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £1,560  Single Module. First year home fees