DCounsPsych Counselling Psychology / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2024

Academic entry qualification overview

Bachelors degree in Psychology (minimum 2:1 or international equivalent). Candidates with a lower classification also require a Master's level qualification at Merit minimum.

English language

Candidates whose first language is not English require the following certificate:

  • IELTS test minimum scores - 7.5 overall, 7 other sections;

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years.

Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the programme.

Professional entry qualification

You will require basic counselling skills training and professional experience of using such skills.

This criterion might be met, for example, by completing a Certificate in Counselling Skills, or through employment or voluntary experience in a role using counselling skills.

You must also have British Psychological Society Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership (GBC).