Counselling MA



A two to three year part-time programme.


Entry Points

Students enter the programme at the beginning of the academic year in September.


Mode of Study

This programme is taught in eight blocks of three days in Year 1.  Year 2 is taught in two blocks (Monday to Friday) and five blocks of three day duration.

This programme offers residential accommodation, subject to availability.


Dates and Fees of Programme

You can download the lecture dates and fees here.


Programme Content

Module content will be available shortly.



This programme is currently undergoing validation and is – level 7 of the Higher Education Framework and upon successful completion, will amount to 180 credits.



Students are required to complete written assignments, exams and journals during the programme.

Entry Requirements
  • A degree in any subject and
  • A certificate in counselling

However, if you have not gained a certificate in counselling, we are able to discuss an alternative entrance pathway through our Waverley Certificate in Christian Counselling programme, at interview.  You will be assessed on your personal and academic suitability for counselling training and for study at Masters Level.

Location of Tutorials

Waverley Abbey College

Waverley Abbey House

Waverley Lane

Farnham, GU9 8EP

To apply

Apply online here.

For further information

If you require further information on this, or any of our programmes, email: or call 01252 784739

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