Abertay University: Counselling

InstitutionAbertay University View institution profile
Web https://www.abertay.ac.uk/
Email sro@abertay.ac.uk
Telephone 01382 308080
Study type Taught


This course is designed to enable the student to engage in an intensive and demanding process of shared learning, which aims to prepare the student to become an ethical, professional, and reflective counselling practitioner. The course provides a learning experience that assists the student to develop a research-informed approach to counselling practice, and seeks to integrate theoretical knowledge, practical skills, and self-awareness to enhance the development of therapeutic relationships. In addition to classroom-based learning activities, student undertake a supervised counselling practice placement in an appropriate counselling agency in order to facilitate learning around the application of theory to practice, and to develop competence as a professional counsellor.


Abertay University


The University
Abertay University is based in the heart of beautiful Dundee on Scotland’s east coast. We are the top modern university in Scotland (Guardian Good University Guide 2019) and pride ourselves on a range of postgraduate courses aimed at preparing you for the industries and jobs of the modern world.

Our postgraduate taught programmes specialise in cyber securitycomputer games and counselling. We were the first university in the world to launch computer games and ethical hacking programmes, and we are the best games university in Europe for the fourth year in a row. The …

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