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Counselling Skills
Counselling Skills ISS
Counselling Skills ISS

Counselling Skills ISS

  • ID:UOA440022
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Part-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Month:£440.00
  • LivingFee/Month:£1,015.00
  • InsuranceFee/Month:£41.67
  • TuitionFee/Month:£440.00
  • LivingFee/Month:£1,015.00
  • InsuranceFee/Month:£41.67
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement


English requirements

  • IELTS Academic

OVERALL - 6.0 with: Listening - 5.5; Reading - 5.5; Speaking - 5.5; Writing - 6.0


OVERALL - 78 with: Listening - 17; Reading - 18; Speaking - 20; Writing - 21

  • PTE Academic

OVERALL - 54 with: Listening - 51; Reading - 51; Speaking - 51; Writing - 54

  • Cambridge English Advanced & Proficiency:

OVERALL - 169 with: Listening - 162; Reading - 162; Speaking - 162; Writing - 169

Course Information

The Counselling Skills Programme is suitable for anyone wishing to improve their interpersonal communication skills. Counselling Skills are used in many contexts and jobs where a helping or caring role is central. The value of effective communication is also recognised by many employers as part of personal development for their staff. The courses are also recognised as an essential foundation before moving onto training as a professional counsellor or psychotherapist.

Successful completion of the 4 counselling skills modules, leads to the reward of the COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate. Each module consist of ten, 3 hour tutorials.

Other course open to students after the completion of modules 1 and 2 are;

An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Counselling

A Person Centred Approach to a Helping Relationship.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

International students who do not meet the direct entry requirements have the opportunity to complete the Undergraduate Foundation Programme at the University of Aberdeen International Study Centre. Upon successful completion you can progress to an undergraduate degree in Arts and Social Sciences with us.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

There are many opportunities at the University of Aberdeen to develop your knowledge, gain experience and build a competitive set of skills to enhance your employability. This is essential for your future career success. The Careers Service can help you to plan your career and support your choices throughout your time with us, from first to final year – and beyond.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

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