MSc Counselling

From information about your Master's degree to campus and city tours, our Online Postgraduate Open Evening is the next best thing to being here.

Welcome to your Online Postgraduate Open Evening

Andrea Cameron, Dean of School, Applied Sciences

The School of Applied Sciences is a dynamic, exciting place to study MSc Counselling. Our staff are passionate and dedicated, and many have internationally recognised expertise.

We have a vibrant body of research students engaged in industry-based projects. Because the excellent research resources are all based on one site, we have several groups working together on inter-disciplinary projects.

Our strong reputation for innovative teaching reflects today's employment needs. We aim to give you a valuable qualification - combined with transferable skills - so you fulfil your ambitions.

So, let’s begin your virtual visit with an introduction from Andrea Cameron, your Dean of School for Applied Sciences.

Programme Overview: MSc Counselling

Dr. Mhairi Thurston, Programme Leader

Develop your theoretical understanding, hone your practical skills and achieve a higher level of personal awareness and resilience by studying counselling at a postgraduate level.

This MSc equips you with the skills you need to offer emotional support for people experiencing problems in their lives.

Sit back and watch as Dr. Mhairi Thurston gives an overview of the structure of this Master's, information on module content, and the importance of experiential learning throughout this MSc. 

Graduate School Introduction

Prof. Nia White, Dean of School, Research and Graduate School

Abertay's Graduate School gives you personal support, training and professional development all the way through your studies.

Join our MSc Counselling and you'll work in the dedicated postgraduate facility, designed to support collaboration and interdisciplinary work.

Click to hear more from Prof. White.

Postgraduate Admissions Overview

Learn more about the postgraduate application and admissions process with Fin and Emma.

Explore the information you'll need to provide, including your education history, relevant work experience, and your personal statement. 

International Applicant Overview

Applying to Abertay as an international student? 

Sit back and watch as Fin and Emma take you through everything you need to know, including fees, scholarships, and applying for a visa. 

Postgraduate Degrees at Abertay University

Check out this brochure for all the information on postgraduate taught and postgraduate research degrees at Abertay and find everything you need to know about our Graduate School, funding, and how to apply. 

Student Support and Funding

Dive in to discover everything you need to know about postgraduate funding, careers support, and mental health and counselling. 

Funding

Funding is dependent on where you normally live and the type of course you plan to study. 

Watch this short guide to postgraduate funding at Abertay, which also touches on scholarships and bursaries. 

Careers

Discover how Abertay's Careers Service can help support postgraduate students.

Explore the resources on offer, as well as the things you can do for yourself that will increase your overall chances of success. 

Disability Support

Hear from Abertay's Advisory Service about the support for students disclosing a disability or specific learning difficulty, including information on disabled student's allowance and accommodation.  

Mental Health and Counselling

Watch the vid below to explore the mental health and counselling support available to you as a student at Abertay University.  

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Any Questions?

A big part of your Online Postgraduate Open Evening is getting your questions answered. We have a host of different chatrooms by academic subject and other categories. Our friendly lecturers, support staff and students are waiting.

You can choose to type a question on the public chat or choose someone in the chatroom to send a direct message.

Visit our chatrooms

Campus and City

Go ahead and look inside for videos of our campus, library, halls of residence and about the beautiful and exciting city of Dundee.

Tour the Abertay Campus

Find out what goes on within our little campus on Dundee's Bell Street.

Its compact footprint makes it easy to get from place to place, and we're just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Dundee city centre.

Abertay is very close to shops, bars, clubs, cinemas and coffee shops, and just a few minutes' walk from the bus and train stations.

Get to know the Library

Located next to our teaching buildings in our city centre campus, the Bernard King Library offers a variety of flexible, modern spaces to accommodate all learning styles.

A recent £4 million refurbishment has provided four floors of open plan study space, making the library a popular place for independent learning – and you may find it becomes your ‘second home’ during your time with us.

Student Accommodation

Whatever your circumstances, we're sure to have the perfect student accommodation. Four halls and lots of room types - from en suites to doubles, single rooms to bedsits. 

Watch the video to find out more.

Dundee - The Perfect Student City

Want to know more about modern Dundee?

Watch the video to see how our tech and creative industries have reinvented the city. Small wonder we're now known as the capital of cool - and the perfect student city.

How to apply for the MSc Counselling

If you're ready to take the next step and apply, please visit the MSc Counselling course page.

Just click on the link and hit the 'Apply Now' button on the right hand side of the page.

We look forward to hearing from you! 

Apply now

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