The MSc Conversion programme is a one-year part time programme available to individuals who have completed a Post-Graduate Diploma in Counselling worth 120 credits at SCQF level 11 in the last five years (i.e. 5 years prior to resuming their study) who wish to develop their therapeutic skills in a particular area of counselling specialism. The programme is non-residential and delivered over one week and several study days. The programme is validated and awarded by the University of Aberdeen.
Three specialist pathways are available which reflect advances in research and the demands of the profession:
- Option 1: Counselling in a Health-Care setting; working with anxiety and depression. THIS OPTION IS NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 2021
- Option 2: Counselling Couples; working with relationships. THIS OPTION IS NOT AVAILABLE UNTIL 2021
- Option 3: Counselling Children and Young People; working in educational settings. APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED – CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO JUNE 2020