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Counselling BA (Hons)

University of Suffolk

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE B945
The BA (Hons) Counselling provides you with the theory and skills to work as a counsellor, psychotherapist or therapist working in settings that include work-based counselling, student counselling, primary practice, hospital, mental health settings, voluntary and private practice. This course is a vocational training giving students the theory, skills and self-awareness to become practising therapists able to work from humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approaches. ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
53rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
129th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
115th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Counselling, Psychotherapy and Occupational Therapy

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
67%
Sociology
30%
Biology
16%
English Literature
16%
English Language
13%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£12,150 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,150 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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04 Oct 19

Counselling BA (Hons)

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How Counselling Skills (General) students rated:

Student rating ( 3.7) 12 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 33%
3 star 33%
2 star 0%
1 star 8%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,008 reviews

5 star 40%
4 star 39%
3 star 16%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%
University of Suffolk
CompUniGuide ranking
129th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of Suffolk opened its doors in 2007 and gained university title in 2016. The University has over 5,000 students, representing over 68 different nationalities, and the university prides itself on its welcoming atmosphere and being a 'home away from home' where students are on first name terms with their tutors. The University has already been recognised for its teaching, holding a TEF Bronze award status, and was ranked in the top 10 for Courses and Lecturers, top 15 for Job Prospects and top 20 for Student Support in the Whatuni Student Rankings 2019.

Where you'll study

University of Suffolk

Waterfront Building Neptune Quay Ipswich
Suffolk
IP4 1QJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Ipswich  0.5 miles away