Counselling Bachelors & Masters in London

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Middlesex University 58% 10% 5% £9250 £14000 98 London On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 68% 5% 10% £9250 £13145 95 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 54% 9% 7% £9250 £14400 77 London On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 83% 2% 15% £9250 £14000 105 London On campus Part-time
University of Westminster 54% 9% 7% £9250 £14400 77 London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University 91% 0% 13% £2310 £3894 89 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 91% 0% 13% £6810 £9915 89 London On campus Part-time
Birkbeck, University of London 91% 0% 13% £6810 £9915 89 London On campus Part-time
University of East London 78% 5% 15% £9250 £13320 119 London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 100% 10% 10% £9250 £14560 95 London On campus Full-time
City University London - - - £4320 £7580 - London On campus Part-time
City University London - - - £10080 £15390 - London On campus Full-time
London Metropolitan University - - - £9550 £17000 - London On campus Full-time
London South Bank University 91% 5% 13% £9250 - 149 London On campus Full-time
University of West London 76% 0% 25% - - 135 Ealing On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 91% 0% 13% £2000 - 89 London On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 91% 0% 13% - - 89 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 91% 0% 13% - - 89 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 91% 0% 13% - - 89 London On campus Part-time
Westminster Kingsway College 42% 5% 0% £5787 £5787 - London On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 42% 5% 0% £3375 £3375 - London On campus Part-time
Westminster Kingsway College 93% 5% 19% - - - London On campus Full-time
South Thames College 77% 0% 20% £5625 - - London On campus Full-time
University of Greenwich 83% 2% 15% £8630 - 105 London On campus Full-time
New City College 83% 2% 15% £6000 £9250 - 105 London On campus Full-time
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Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Counselling

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

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Skills that graduates consider useful for their work in Counselling

  • Attentive and active listening
  • Respect for confidentiality and professional boundaries
  • Resilience, patience and humility
  • A non- judgemental approach
  • A genuine interest in others
  • Counselling training
  • Listening skills
  • Empathy and understanding
  • Ability to cope with emotional situations

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Counselling who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Counselling (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Counselling at London South Bank University

100% Therapy professionals
95% Therapy professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Counselling

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FAQ

Psychosocial Studies and Principles of Psychodynamic Counselling at Birkbeck, University of London received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 9 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Counselling was £24166 15 months after graduation, £20470 3 years after graduation and £22755 5 years after graduation.