Psychodynamic Psychotherapeutic Counselling PGDip

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Diploma
Study mode
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

Degree and/or experience:

  • You should hold a degree or professional qualification. You also need to have successfully completed an accredited counselling training course that:
    • involved at least 30 hours of face-to-face tuition at Level 2 or Level 3 (online courses are not acceptable)
    • included both theory and practice
    • took place within the last six years.
  • Ideally, you will have gained some counselling experience through full- or part-time employment, or through voluntary or pastoral work. You also must have experience of working with people in a helping capacity and access to clients throughout the course.
  • Applicants should normally be at least 25 years of age.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall, with 6.0 in writing and a minimum of 5.5 in the other elements.


Year 1

  • Introduction to Psychodynamic Counselling Theory: Human Growth and Development
  • Themes in Professional Practice
  • Psychodynamic Counselling Workshops

Year 2

  • Psychodynamic Counselling Practice 1
  • Psychodynamic Counselling Practice 2
  • Critical Perspectives in Psychodynamic Counselling
  • Research Methods for Counselling and Psychotherapy

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