Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences


As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of research resources and first class facilities.

Students have access to a wide range of facilities:

  • The University has over 30 libraries, including the recently refurbished main library. All postgraduate students also have access to the extensive holdings of the National Library of Scotland and the National Archives of Scotland, all within walking distance of the central campus.
  • There are extensive, state-of-the-art computing facilities across the University. Laptop users will find wireless networking coverage throughout the University.
  • The University has large well equipped teaching rooms and some study spaces that are accessible 24 hours a day.
  • We have access to film equipment for students who wish to pursue this line of inquiry.

Student support

In addition to the student support offered to all students in the school Health in Social Science, your Programme Director and Supervisor will be able to provide you with academic advice and guidance specific to your programme of study. Your Personal Tutor will offer additional support.

Our Institute for Academic Development (IAD) offers information, events and courses to develop the skills you will need throughout your studies and in the future. IAD events also offer the perfect opportunity to meet and network with other postgraduates. Visit the IAD website for more details.