Communication and Counselling Studies at Ulster University - UCAS

Ulster University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Communication and Counselling Studies

Course summary

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £4710 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £4710 Year 1
EU £15840 Year 1
International £15840 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Further information about full time undergraduate fees can be found at
Communication and Counselling Studies at Ulster University - UCAS