Master of Arts in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

Explore psychological processes and experiences from person-centred, cognitive & psychodynamic perspectives

Master of Arts in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy


The Roehampton Master of Arts in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy programme is an intensive dual specialisation programme that is based on a rich understanding of the complexities of human behaviour. It offers a deep insight into why we think and act the way we do, and how to empower people to act differently. 

This programme offers

  • Over 580 hours of face-to-face interaction: 318 hours of face-to-face teaching and practical + 200 hours of supervised counselling + 70 hours of personal therapy sessions.
  • Incorporates 200 practicum hours with clients under qualified supervision
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The programme is delivered by academics and practitioners that are leading experts in their field, taught by means of interactive lectures and seminars, experiential skills workshops, small clinical supervision groups, and personal development work. Much of your learning will be by a process of reflection on the experience of skills practiced and the use of demonstration, observation, self, peer and tutor feedback as well as a more traditional academic study.

24 Months Part Time
Over 175 Years in Providing Higher Education

Programme Structure

The 2 year Roehampton MA includes 11 modules (240 credits) designed to provide you with the necessary skills to work with a wide range of people with a range of psychological issues in a variety of settings. Structured around the work commitments and priorities of working professionals. The details of the modules can be found below.


An introduction to counselling skills and initial preparation for counselling practice.

This module will further develop students’ capacities to think and work integratively with a particular focus on symbolic and unconscious communications.

Provide students with further opportunities to practice their counselling skills. 

Personal development is viewed as a crucial element of the programme. Learning to know and understand oneself is an essential prerequisite to understanding and being able to help others. 

Presents and critically evaluates the person-centred model as a well-established example of theory and practice which is phenomenologically based, contains a generally agreed set of generically applicable therapeutic skills and emphasises the central importance of the therapeutic relationship. 

As competence can only develop through practice, students are required to work with clients to gain practical experience. In order to complete this module, students must complete a minimum of 80 hours.

Three strands which are deeply interrelated - Assessment and Diagnosis and knowledge of Clinical Disorders.

Learning to know and understand oneself is an essential prerequisite to understanding and being able to help others. 

Aims to enable learners to develop and apply an integrative, relational model of therapeutic practice at a professional level and to understand the reasons for working in this manner. 

In this module, the focus is on the development of advanced integrative practice.

Provides a critical approach to expert knowledges that inform counselling and psychotherapeutic approaches particularly addressing contributions from research.


This is 100% coursework based programme.

Delivery Structure

The MA in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy programme is taught by means of interactive lectures and seminars, experiential skills workshops, small clinical supervision groups, and personal development work. Much of your learning will be by a process of reflection on the experience of skills practiced and the use of demonstration, observation, self, peer and tutor feedback as well as a more traditional academic study.

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Our Master of Arts in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy degree equips graduates with skills, knowledge, understanding and personal awareness to become professionals in a variety of locations and settings such as:

  • Careers Counselling
  • Education
  • Health Policy
  • Counselling
  • Health Services Management
  • Rehabilitation Counselling

Career options for MA graduates have never been so varied or looked so promising.


Degree Awarded

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a Master of Arts in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy degree by University of Roehampton, London.

The Degree awarded will be the same as that awarded on-campus.

Admission Criteria

Participants are expected to contribute to the class learning experiences in a cohort and peer learning environment. You will be assessed based on experience, aptitude, potential and skills.

An undergraduate degree at grade 2.2 or above in psychology or the social sciences or an arts related subject, plus;

A completed basic counselling skills training, and;

Evidence of experience of working in a helping role with vulnerable adults (either employed or voluntary work.)

Minimum of 6.5 IELTS overall with no less than 5.5 in any band, or equivalent (applicable only for graduates from non-English programmes.

Commencement Date

Next intake: April 2022


Please download the brochure or enquire at 9125 7394 for more information.

What Does Our Students Say About Us?

“I am constantly encouraged to look outside and move outside my comfort zone. The support from the lecturers motivates me to strive for improvement. There is a freedom to choose or work amongst various approaches.”
Ms Sanjini Kedia
“So much support is given from the members of staff, both group tutors and subject lecturers. They are really invested in your wellbeing and achievements, and regularly email me to check how i am progressing and offer support.”
Ms Vita


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at 9125 7394 .

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