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.

Course Modules

Modules include: Counselling and psychotherapy: self, skills and theory; counselling and psychotherapy: Integration and application.

Course Additional Entry

A First degree or equivalent professional qualifications and/or experience that, in the opinion of the selectors, is indicative of the ability to achieve the standards of the programme. Adequate opportunities to carry out formal client work. Appropriate personal qualities, including empathy, warmth and genuiness; ability to reflect upon and make use of life experiences; capacity to cope with the emotional and intellectual demands of the programme; ability to be self critical and respond constructively to feedback; awareness of the nature of prejudice and oppression; commitment to self'development. NB Successful applicants usually have some previous counselling skills training, relevant experience of working with people and some experience of their own personal therapy. Progression onto Year 3 (MA Year) requires satisfactory completion of the first two years of the programme (Postgraduate Diploma).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £2,017  Single Module. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
PgDip £1,560  Single Module. First year home fees