Keele University: Counselling
|Institution||Keele University View institution profile|
|Department||School of Psychology|
Keele University was one of the first Higher Education Institutions to offer counsellor training in the UK and has been delivering high quality training programmes since the early 1970s. This is a one year, part-time programme of study which incorporates the three strands of counselling training, namely counselling theory, counselling practice and personal development.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Traditional academic qualifications are not a necessary requirement to enter the Graduate Certificate in Counselling. The programme is open to applicants that show appropriate commitment and motivation to participate in a programme that combines experiential learning and academic study.
In line with the requirements of BACP, applicants also need to demonstrate the following attributes: self awareness, maturity and stability; ability to make use of and reflect upon life experience; capacity to cope with the emotional demands of the course; ability to cope with the intellectual and academic requirements; ability to form a helping relationship; ability to be self-critical and use both positive and negative feedback; awareness of the nature of prejudice and oppression; awareness of the nature of difference and equality; ability to recognise the need for personal and professional support; competence in or the aptitude to develop generic personal skills, including: literacy, numeracy, information technology, administrative skills, self-management skills, communication and interpersonal skills.
Applicants will need to address these points in their personal statements in the application form and in response to the criteria questionnaire to be completed as part of the application process.
In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must have an overall IELTS score of at least 7.0 with a score of at least 6.5 in each sub-set (or equivalent).
|EU||2500 GBP for Whole course|
|England||2500 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||2500 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||2500 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||2500 GBP for Whole course|
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