Counselling and Psychotherapy


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Our groundbreaking Masters degree enables you to discover contemporary creative approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.

Combining skills, placements and person-centred experiences across the lifespan, the MSc has been designed in collaboration with, and is approved by, the UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners (UKAHPP), a member of the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

The programme integrates creatives and expressive arts methods, including the sequential use of drawing, painting, guided imagery, movement, drama, writing, poetry and sculpture, to immerse you in the therapeutic process. You will benefit from a financial contribution of up to £1,200 towards the cost of personal therapy and clinical supervision.

On completion of the programme, and subject to meeting the published criteria, you will have the skills and expertise required to enter practice as a psychotherapist.


Course Name Qualification UCAS Code
Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches MSc Apply Direct

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View across the lake on the western side of campus, looking towards Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine building.The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

Offering some of the best facilities for health, social care and medicine students in the country, the outstanding teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces.

Open Days and Virtual Events

A student browses a printed open day guide while walking with her parents near the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine during an open day.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way to gain an insight into the student experience is by attending an open day or online event.

A virtual postgraduate study fair is taking place on Thursday 18 March 2021 from 4pm-7pm. This event is for anyone who is looking to take their career in a new direction, immerse themselves in counselling and psychotherapy, or improve their prospects.

You can also access our virtual open day pages at any time to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including counselling and psychotherapy, through a series of online activities.

Book your place at our virtual postgraduate study fair

View our virtual open day pages 

Chat Online with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

If you’re interested in postgraduate study at Edge Hill University, you can chat online with Rachael Buckley, our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.

Rachael will be online every Wednesday between 10am and 2pm to answer any questions you might have about our postgraduate courses, entry criteria or how to apply.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us via live chat at any other time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, when our Course Enquiries team will be happy to assist you.

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