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NSPC is the premier UK institution teaching and developing the existential approach to the helping professions. NSPC has always welcomed overseas students and nearly half of our students are international.  NSPC  provides much of its teaching via blended learning in intensive blocks, as well as on a weekly basis. We pioneered online teaching in 2000, and all of our courses now have online elements, with some of our courses provided totally online.

We run courses in counselling psychology, existential psychotherapy and counselling, psychotherapy studies, existential and humanist pastoral care, existential coaching, diversity studies, and autism and other neurodevelopmental conditions.

  • MSc in Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

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    MSc
    Study mode
    Online
    An online course covering the theory and skills required for a mental health professional or teacher to work with people with autism spectrum and related developmental disorders. ...
  • MA in Existential and Humanist Pastoral Care

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    MA
    Study modes
    Intensive Study,
    Online
    A route for aspiring non-religious pastoral carers across all sectors, providing probationary accreditation to become a Humanist UK funerals, weddings and baby naming celebrant. ...
  • MSc in Psychotherapy Studies

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    MSc
    Study mode
    Online
    An online masters course providing a comprehensive and up to date grounding in the science and humanities that underpin the practice of psychotherapy and counselling.
  • DProf in Existential Psychotherapy & Counselling by Professional Studies

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    DProf
    Duration
    4-8 Years
    Study modes
    Intensive Study,
    Saturday Weekly,
    Wednesday - Weekly
    This is a joint Middlesex University and NSPC programme, leading to a Doctorate in Psychotherapy and Counselling by Professional Studies with a specialisation in existential ...
  • MA in Working with Diversity

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    MA
    Study mode
    Online
    A completely online course, easily combined with a busy life, a Middlesex validated degree, the knowledge to understand why difference is challenging, and the skill to make ...
  • MA in Existential Coaching

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    MA
    Study modes
    Intensive Study,
    Online
    A course for busy people to be able to fit it into their schedule. A combination of online modules and intensive face-to-face learning completes this cutting-edge programme. ...
  • PG Cert in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
    A one year totally online course, which teaches students the fundamentals of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  • DCPsych in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy

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    DCPsych
    Study modes
    Intensive Study,
    Saturday Weekly,
    Wednesday - Weekly
    This is a joint Middlesex University and NSPC programme, leading to a Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy with a specialization in existential counselling ...
  • PG Cert in Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
    A one year course entirely online, which teaches students the fundamentals of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
  • PG Cert in Working with Ethnic, Religious & Cultural Difference

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
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  • PG Cert in Working with Gender Diversity and Diverse Sexualities

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
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  • PG Cert Working with Disability or Ageing

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    Post Graduate Certificate
    Study mode
    Online
    A course designed to enhance ethical awareness of disability and age, and its links to social exclusion, marginalisation, and loneliness
  • PG Dip in Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

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    PG Diploma
    Study mode
    Online
    A course designed to provide students with the neurobiology, psychology, and sociology necessary for understanding and helping people with a developmental disorder, and their ...
  • PG Dip in Working with Diversity

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    PG Diploma
    Study mode
    Online
    A course designed to familiarise students with some of the diversity of human experience, beliefs, and interpersonal emotions

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