This is an innovative course which has been designed to meet the needs of students who wish to undertake the study of communication with a specific focus on its application within therapeutic and helping contexts. This creative programme is for people who are interested in: Learning more about themselves and other people Developing their understanding of the areas of human growth and development; personal development; mental health and well-being Studying how we communicate as individuals and as groups Developing relationship building skills Gaining an understanding the complex nature of counselling as a professional activity and the contexts in which it occurs Acquiring a knowledge of therapeutic orientations and the philosophies and ethics which underpin them Gaining knowledge of the skills practised within counselling Developing their ability to undertake research projects
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
English language requirements for international applicants The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£4710||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£4710||Year 1|
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