University of Northampton: Counselling Children and Young People
|Institution||University of Northampton View institution profile|
|Department||Faculty of Health, Education and Society|
|Telephone||0300 303 2772|
Our Counselling Children and Young People MSc is a multidisciplinary course that aims to promote an advanced level of knowledge and understanding that underpins practice in the area of Counselling with Children, Young People and their families.
This course supports you in developing your skills and theoretical knowledge of counselling with children, young people and their families. If you have a particular interest in counselling work with children then this course is designed with you in mind, allowing you to develop the skills and knowledge needed to pursue a career in this field. This course will allow you to study alongside practitioners from health, social or voluntary services who work with children and young people, as well as graduates of psychology and other social and behavioural sciences, allowing you to learn from each other’s experiences as well as course materials.
|Level||RQF Level 7|
You will need to hold a first or second class bachelors’ degree in order to be eligible to apply for this course. Voluntary or professional experience of work with children and young people is desirable, but not essential.
If English is not your first language you will need to demonstrate that you meet the minimum English language requirement of IELTS 7 in all categories (or equivalent).
On-course requirements: To count towards a professional body accreditation, such as UKCP or BACP, you will need to undertake a supervised placement practice of a minimum of 100 hours as well as a minimum 40 hours of personal therapy with an approved and BACP or UKCP accredited counsellor or therapist. A student membership of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), a professional indemnity insurance and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check are also mandatory for this course.
Please note that all of the requirements listed above involve additional costs in addition to the course fee.
Our assessment strategy is designed to include a broad range of assessment methods, in order to ensure that you have the maximum opportunity to demonstrate that you have met the learning outcomes for the course. Assessment methods include: essays, case studies, self-reflective log books, critical reviews, video recorded role plays and oral presentations.
Please note that there are no examinations on this course.
The Research Methods and Dissertation module supports you in completing a supervised, but original and independently undertaken, research project which is assessed through a 12,000 to 15,000 word dissertation.
|EU||1215 GBP for Module|
|England||1215 GBP for Module|
|Northern Ireland||1215 GBP for Module|
|Scotland||1215 GBP for Module|
|Wales||1215 GBP for Module|
|International||2125 GBP for Module|
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