Entry Requirements

MA Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy

Closing date for applications: 31 July 2014

Academic

Applicants will have a degree or minimum of 5 years' experience in a relevant professional role.

Counselling Training

 It is expected that applicants will:

  • have completed a course in counselling of a minimum of 50 hours*;
  • have some understanding of psychodynamic theory;
  • have relevant practical experience of working in a helping role in either a voluntary or a paid capacity

*We are looking for applicants to have completed some foundation training in counselling skills prior to commencing the MA course. This training might be a short course in counselling, or it may be that an applicant has undertaken some training in a professional or voluntary capacity, or as part of their degree/training, which is akin to basic counselling skills training.

Our Introduction to Counselling Skills module (30 hours) can be taken as foundation training.

Clinical Practice

Applicants will need to have given some consideration to where they may gain experience of clinical practice in Years 2 & 3.

Personal Therapy

To have made financial and practice arrangements to complete a minimum of 40 hours of personal psychodynamic therapy by the end of the course.

IT

All students must have access to a computer and the internet.

Policy on Selection for Counsellor Training

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Contact Details

Please address any enquiries to:

Kathryn Deacon
Course Administrator
T: 0116 252 5918
E: counselling.pg@le.ac.uk

Key Facts

Duration:
3 years part-time
 
Course Times:
Years 1 and 2: Tuesdays, 12.00 - 8.30 pm, plus attendance at individual tutorials as arranged.
Year 3: Weekly attendance at supervision group for 1.5 hours, day and time to be arranged, plus attendance at individual research supervision as arranged.

2014/15 Course Fees:
£3,918 per annum*

Alumni Loyalty Discount Scheme:
£3526.20 per annum*

*Subject to annual review

Credit Value:
180 Credits at level M

Teaching Mode:
Taught via face-to-face teaching sessions

Course Staff

Course Director:
Dr Clare Symons