Counselling Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Middlesex University - - - £940 £940 - London online Full-time
The Open University 83% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Bath Spa University 83% - 0% - - - Bath online Part-time
Cardiff University 83% - 0% - - - Cardiff online Part-time
The Open University 83% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Middlesex University 83% - 0% £940 £940 - London online Full-time
The Open University 83% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
Related subjects - online degree programmes:
  • A day in the life of a Counsellor
    1/3
  • Counselor: Basic Skills of a Counselor
    2/3
  • A counselling student in primary care
    3/3

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Counselling

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24166 £20470 £22755
25-75 percentile range £22902 - £26286 £13903 - £25338 £15486 - £27802

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25042 £21524 £24377
25-75 percentile range £23351 - £26091 £16232 - £24816 £17212 - £27910

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

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 Bournemouth University

95% Therapy professionals
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Counselling

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Counselling studies:
  • Doctor of Counselling Psychology - DCounsPsych
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Foundation Degree - FD
  • Doctor of Professional Studies - DProf
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

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

Psychology with Counselling (Q84) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 83 out of 100 among 310 respondents.