Counselling, Psychotherapy and Applied Social Sciences

Master of Counselling

The Master of Counselling is a professional part-time training in counselling, and is a recognised qualification to practise as a counsellor.

Start date September 2023
Length of study Four years part-time
Co-Directors, Professional Programmes Sharan Collins / Elaine Goldie
Open for online applications 3rd October 2022
Online application deadlines

7th November 2022

11th April 2023

26th June 2023


The Master of Counselling has a number of specific aims and learning outcomes.


The Master of Counselling is taught over four years of part-time study.

Career prospects

The Master of Counselling offers significantly enhanced employment prospects for its graduates.

Entrance requirements

Entrance requirements for the Master of Counselling. As this is a professional training programme, students are subject to the University’s Fitness to Practise regulations


Fees information for the Master of Counselling


Please ensure you have read the entrance requirements for Master of Counselling and are confident of meeting the criteria before applying online.

Beyond the programme

Students who successfully complete the Master of Counselling can also consider further educational opportunities within the University.

Related links

COSCA - Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland