• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
This Psychology with Counselling (Hons) course from Keele University broadly follows the Single Honours Psychology modular structure with additional modules focusing on counselling theories, skills and personal development, delivered by School of Psychology staff with expertise in Counselling and Counselling Psychology.
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Overview

The psychological content of the Psychology with Counselling (Hons)  course from Keele University will develop your critical thinking and research skills with an emphasis on how psychology impacts on everyday life. You will learn how to design and conduct your own psychological studies in our well-equipped labs using a range of quantitative and qualitative techniques. Our students graduate ready to use their psychology skills and knowledge to make a real difference.

The Counselling element of the course guides you in exploring concepts and debates in counselling, as well as developing practical skills in effective listening, communication, self-reflection and the theory of person-centred counselling.

Careers

96% of Keele graduates were in a job or further study within six months of graduating (DLHE)

With further training and study, these career routes could include working as a counsellor (either employed or self-employed), psychotherapist, or as a clinical, counselling, educational, forensic, occupational or sports psychologist.

Recent employers

  • Aiming High
  • Brighter Futures
  • NHS
  • Civil Service
  • HMP
  • Mercedes Benz
  • NSPCC
  • Nuffield Health
  • RSPCA
  • Local Government

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Natural, unnatural, supernatural: the psychology of unusual phenomena
  • Understanding Self and Others Better: An Introduction to Counselling Theories
  • Introduction to developmental and social psychology
  • Introduction to Research Design for Psychology
  • Applied Psychology
  • Distress and Mental Health
  • Introduction to statistics for psychology
  • Introduction to biological and cognitive psychology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    81

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

A LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • A Level requirement ABC / BBB   
GCSE REQUIREMENTS
  • Maths at C (or 4) 
  • English at C (or 4)
BTEC
  • BTEC requirements DDM
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • 32 points 
ACCESS TO HE DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
  • Obtain Access to Higher Education Diploma with 122 UCAS Tariff points including a minimum of 30 Level 3 credits at Distinction. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Keele

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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