Psychotherapy Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Psychology with Counselling and Psychotherapy Integrated Foundation Year BSc University of Cumbria - 5% 0% £6125 £8565 129 Carlisle On campus Full-time
Psychotherapy and Counselling (Integrated Masters) MPsychSc Plymouth Marjon University - 0% 10% £9250 £14500 119 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Humanistic Approaches) BSc (Hons) University of Derby - 0% 15% £9250 £14900 123 Derby On campus Full-time
Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - 0% 10% £9250 £19500 125 Colchester On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Humanistic Approaches) with Foundation Year BSc (Hons) University of Derby - 3% 20% £9250 £14900 121 Derby On campus Full-time
Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies BA (Hons) University of Essex - 0% 5% £9250 £19500 133 Colchester On campus Full-time
Psychodynamic Practice BA (Hons) University of Essex - 0% 10% £9250 £19500 134 Colchester On campus Full-time
Psychosocial Community Work BA (Hons) University of East London - 10% 17% £9250 £14160 104 London On campus Full-time
Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies (Including Year Abroad) BA (Hons) University of Essex - 0% 10% £9250 £19500 125 Colchester On campus Full-time
Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling with foundation year BSc (Hons) University of Bolton - 10% 5% £9250 £51000 102 Bolton On campus Full-time
Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - 0% 10% £9250 £19500 125 Colchester On campus Full-time
Psychology with Psychotherapy and Counselling BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire - 10% 14% £9250 - 120 Preston On campus Full-time
Psychology with Psychotherapy and Counselling (Foundation Entry) BSc (Hons) University of Central Lancashire - 5% 15% £9250 - 132 Preston On campus Full-time
Counselling & Psychotherapy BSc (Hons) Edge Hill University - 0% 5% £9250 - 134 Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Psychodynamic Counselling FD NESCOT North East Surrey College of Technology - 10% 0% £8000 £8500 - Epsom On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Professional Practice) BSc (Hons) University of Salford - 8% 4% - - 127 Salford On campus Full-time
Psychosocial Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) Birkbeck, University of London - 10% 0% - - 109 London On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling and Psychotherapy BSc (Hons) Manchester Metropolitan University - 4% 8% - - 143 Manchester On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapeutic Skills FdSc Oldham College - 15% 15% £7500 - - Oldham On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (With Foundation year ) BSc (Hons) University of Salford - 8% 3% - - 126 Salford On campus Full-time
Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy FdA Blackburn College - 0% 25% £8250 - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy BA (Hons) Colchester Institute - 0% 10% £8250 £8250 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy FdSc WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - 25% £7975 £11950 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling (Including Foundation Entry) BSc Burnley College - - 10% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Including Foundation Entry) BA (Hons) Burnley College - - 81% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling BSc Burnley College - - 10% £9000 - - Burnley On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy BSc (Hons) WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - 10% £7975 £11950 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Top-Up) BSc (Hons) WCG -Warwickshire College Group - - - £7975 £11950 - Leamington Spa On campus Full-time
Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA University of Derby - - - £1500 £14900 - Derby On campus Full-time
Social Research and Psychosocial Studies MRes Birkbeck, University of London - - - £5400 £9915 - London On campus Part-time
Psychodynamics of Human Development PgDip Birkbeck, University of London - - - £8130 £12000 - London On campus Part-time
Psychosocial Studies BA (Hons) University Centre Peterborough - - 10% £8250 - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
Art Psychotherapy MSc Queen Margaret University - - - £8295 £15930 - Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Psychosocial Community Work (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of East London - - - £9250 £14160 - London On campus Full-time
Psychology with Counselling and Psychotherapy BSc University of Cumbria - - - £9250 £13250 - Carlisle On campus Full-time
Psychoanalytic Studies MA University of Essex - - - £10000 £21700 - Colchester On campus Part-time
Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy MSc Birkbeck, University of London - - - £8130 £12000 - London On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy DipHE University of Portsmouth - - - £6165 £20200 - Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Psychosocial Studies MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £5400 £9915 - London On campus Part-time
MSc Advanced Psychotherapy and Counselling Studies MSc Plymouth Marjon University - - - £8000 £14500 - Plymouth On campus Full-time
Psychological Therapies and Interventions MSc (PG) Middlesex University - - - £9600 £14800 - London On campus Full-time
Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents MSc Birkbeck, University of London - - - £8130 £12000 - London On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Top-up) BSc (Hons) University of Portsmouth - - - £9250 £20200 - Portsmouth On campus Full-time
Psychoanalytic Studies MA Birkbeck, University of London - - - £10800 £19830 - London On campus Full-time
Psychotherapeutic Practice: Humanistic MA University of Wales - - - £7800 £15000 - Cardiff On campus Part-time
Psychosocial Studies GradCert Birkbeck, University of London - - - £3600 £6610 - London On campus Part-time
Psychodynamic Practice (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex - - - £9250 £19500 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (Children and Adolescents) MSc University of Derby - - - £1260 £14900 - Derby On campus Full-time
Psychodynamic Approaches Grad Dip University of Essex - - - £6600 £14322 - Colchester On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy (Top up) BA (Hons) Nelson and Colne College - - - £9000 - - Nelson On campus Full-time
Counselling & Psychotherapy BA (Hons) Edge Hill University - - - £9250 - - Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Criminal Justice BSc (Hons) Edge Hill University - - - £9250 - - Ormskirk On campus Full-time
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support MSc Queen Margaret University - - - £1090 - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy MSc University of Derby - - - £1260 - - Derby On campus Part-time
Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy (Top-up) BA University Centre Peterborough - - - £8250 - - Peterborough On campus Full-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy PgDip University of Cumbria - - - £2634 - - Carlisle On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgDip Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Top-Up) MSc Buckinghamshire New University - - - - - - High Wycombe On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (High Intensity) PgDip Canterbury Christ Church University - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Full-time
Art Psychotherapy MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Dance Movement Psychotherapy MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Low Intensity Cognitive Behavioural Therapy with IAPT PWP Status PgCert University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Part-time
Psychotherapy and Counselling MSc The University of Warwick - - - - - - Coventry On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgDip University of Hertfordshire - - - - - - Hatfield On campus Part-time
Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy PgDip University of Brighton - - - - - - Brighton On campus Part-time
Clinical Brain Sciences PhD The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy (Top-Up) BA (Hons) Blackburn College - - - - - - Blackburn On campus Full-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (Anxiety and Depression) PgDip University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Full-time
Art Psychotherapy MA University of South Wales - - - - - - Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Applied Psychology (Mental Health and Psychological Therapies) MSc Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Practice PgCert Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgCert University of Oxford - - - - - - Oxford On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills PgCert University of South Wales - - - - - - Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (Education Mental Health Practitioner) PgDip University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Part-time
Integrative Psychotherapy MA University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Part-time
Low Intensity Psychological Therapies PgCert Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Full-time
Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies MSc (PG) Newman University - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety Disorders PgCert Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapy MSc Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Art Psychotherapy MPhil Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Systemic Psychotherapy MSc Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy MSc University of Central Lancashire - - - - - - Preston On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy DPhil University of Oxford - - - - - - Oxford On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgDip Buckinghamshire New University - - - - - - High Wycombe On campus Part-time
Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy PgDip University of Brighton - - - - - - Brighton On campus Part-time
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Therapy PgCert University of Worcester - - - - - - Worcester On campus Part-time
Applied Psychosocial and Psychotherapy Studies BA (Hons) Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Counselling and Psychotherapy MPhil Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Psychology, Psychotherapy and Counselling BSc (Hons) University of Bolton - - - - - - Bolton On campus Part-time
Psychotherapy and Counselling MA University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Part-time
Psychodynamic Counselling PgCert University of Oxford - - - - - - Oxford On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgDip Newcastle University - - - - - - Newcastle On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy High Intensity PgDip University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham On campus Full-time
Psychological Therapies MSc The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Psychotherapy and Counselling – Contemporary Creative Approaches MSc (PG) Edge Hill University - - - - - - Ormskirk On campus Part-time
Psychotherapy and Counselling DPsychotherapy The University of Edinburgh - - - - - - Edinburgh On campus Part-time
Psychodynamic Counselling CertHE Birkbeck, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Humanistic and Psychodynamic Counselling GradCert Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Art Psychotherapy MSc (PG) Ulster University - - - - - - Coleraine On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy PgDip Coventry University - - - - - - Coventry On campus Full-time
Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy PgDip Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Systemic Practice and Family Therapy PgDip Queen's University of Belfast - - - - - - Belfast On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy MSc University of Oxford - - - - - - Oxford On campus Part-time
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (Severe Mental Health) PgCert University of Southampton - - - - - - Southampton On campus Full-time
Mental Health: Psychological Therapies MSc Queen Mary University of London - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Systemic Family Therapy MSc MSc University of Leeds - - - - - - Leeds On campus Part-time
Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy MA University of South Wales - - - - - - Pontypridd On campus Part-time
Psychosocial Studies BA (Hons) Birkbeck, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Person-Centred Experiential Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice MA MA The University of Nottingham - - - - - - Nottingham On campus Full-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Psychotherapy

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25731 £21503 £23767
25-75 percentile range £24646 - £27975 £15340 - £25476 £16859 - £28886

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25375 £21947 £24810
25-75 percentile range £23011 - £27737 £17356 - £24809 £19050 - £28612

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Psychotherapy

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Psychotherapy who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Typical employers for graduates of Psychotherapy

  • National Health Services
  • Student health services
  • Psychoanalytical institutes
  • Child guidance clinics
  • Special needs schools
  • Psychiatric units
  • Private consultancies
  • Hospitals
  • Businesses

Specialisations within Psychotherapy

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Counselling
  • Social Work

Jobs of graduates of Psychotherapy (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Psychotherapy at Bishop Auckland College

40% Elementary occupations
15% Business and public service associate professionals
10% Skilled trades occupations
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Caring personal services
10% Nursing Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Psychotherapy


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FAQ

Psychotherapy is the study and application of psychological processes of therapy.

The median salary of graduates of Psychotherapy was £25731 15 months after graduation, £21503 3 years after graduation and £23767 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Psychotherapy studies:
  • Bachelor of Science - BSc
  • Master of Psychological Science - MPsychSc
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Foundation Degree in Science - FdSc
  • Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Graduate Certificate - GradCert
  • Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil
  • Doctor of Psychotherapy - DPsychotherapy
  • Certificate of Higher Education - CertHE