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Certificate In Counselling Studies (Ulster University)

Course Code: C4029
Campus: Millfield
Week Commencing: 10 Sep 18
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
22 Jun 19
Time: 17:00-21:00
Day of Week: Tuesday

 Certificate in Counselling Studies (Ulster University) Level 4

This course has been designed for people who are interested in developing a career in counselling or who wish to improve counselling aspects in their present work.

It will enable you to understand and develop the knowledge and skills which underpin the counselling process. 

The Certificate in Counselling Studies has been awarded Advanced Training Status from the National Counselling Society.

The course is delivered in modular form and combines theory with practical skills training. You will study the following modules:

CMM002       The Helping Relationships.

CMM116       Personal Development and Interpersonal Communications.

CMM103       Practical Application of the Helping Relationships.

Assessment of these Modules will be by written assignments, case study and observation of skills practice.

Career Opportunities / Progression

You may progress to the Foundation Degree in Counselling or to BSc (Hons) Professional Development in Counselling (top-up from the Foundation Degree) Level 6 and then to other Level 7 postgraduate courses.

Please note that additional academic or other requirements will be stipulated for each of these progression routes 


Entry Requirements

You must:

Have five GCSE Levels (grades A-C) or equivalent qualifications;

Be able to provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English, e.g. GCSE grade A-C, or an equivalent qualification.

All students must be able to demonstrate evidence of ability to undertake the course. This may be achieved through the accreditation of prior experiential learning, academic qualification or life long experience, ascertained by interview.

Preference may be given to those who holda Level 2 qualification in Counselling.

All applicants may be asked to provide references regarding their ability to engage in a counselling course.


Tuition Fee


All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

Applicants may be asked to provide references regarding their suitability to engage in a counselling course.

Preference may be given to those who hold a Level 2 or 3 qualification in Counselling

Applicants will be invited to a Pre-Entry Information and Guidance Session, which is a mandatory aspect of the recruitment process, before an offer of a place can be made.

Contact Information

Contact: Department Secretary, tel: 028 9026 5442 or email: [email protected]