Study an applied pathway which provides an accelerated route into professional training. Why Psychology & Counselling at Strathclyde? Study psychology with an applied focus. Benefit from training in Person-Centred Counselling. Gain broad-based knowledge of the core domains of psychology and training in counselling skills. The degree meets the requirements for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the British Psychological Society. Develop enhanced interpersonal communication skills. Gain the award of a COSCA-accredited Counselling Skills certificate. Your Career The programme offers a route to further postgraduate study in Counselling, Counselling Psychology or Psychology, or for employment in other professional roles (e.g. support work) which would benefit from counselling skills training and an understanding of counselling theory. Our current courses meet the requirements for the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC) with the British Psychological Society (BPS), and a COSCA-accredited Certificate in Counselling Skills.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- British Psychological Society
- Confederation of Scottish Counselling Agencies (COSCA)
Qualified teacher status (QTS)
To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:
- Course does not award QTS
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
Standard Qualification Requirements
For International students, English language requirement (IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5). In addition to Higher English, at least one Higher should come from the following list: Art, Classical Studies, Drama, Economics, French, Gaelic, Geography, History, Modern Studies, Modern Foreign Language, Music, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Religious Moral & Philosophical Studies, Sociology.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.