Home – MSC COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY – American University 



Assessments: Assignments, Projects and Case Studies

Delivery Mode
Online, Hybrid and Part time

UK and Globally accredited

This course will train you with the skills and knowledge that the learners and other similar practitioners need for a successful career in their organization. It offers a balance between strategic focus, theoretical foundations and practical applications to apply directly into authorities and policy makers in American University. In Social/Counselling Psychology qualification is to broaden learners’ understanding of Social psychology and is designed for those who wish to prepare for a first professional role and future career in the field. It is also suitable for Psychology professionals in the early stages of their career looking to enhance their knowledge and skills and move to the next level professionally.

Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the specialist knowledge and skills needed to further their career as a social/counselling psychology professional as well as the opportunity to embark on further study towards a relevant Master’s course with advanced standing.

  • All of the management theories and modules in American University are covered in this course of Social/counselling psychology for MSc. As a result, the students will gain even better understanding of the various management techniques that are applicable in the workplace.
  • It is also helpful to the students to develop their problems-solving skills in course like social/counselling psychology through the practical application of the various management techniques that are applicable in the workplace.
  • It is also nationally recognized qualification or course in American University, here the credits are earned at this course and can be transferred to other courses, if the students want to pursue Masters in social/counselling Psychology.

Established in 1985  American University (AU) was the first University of Cyprus, started out small with seven students has grown into a diversified university, with over 18,000 diverse multicultural students from 100+ different countries studying as of date. It is Ranked #1 in Kyrenia, #8th in Cyprus & Features in the Top 26% Universities Globally.

The accreditation and the international membership that American University offers is one of its Outstanding features. American University is accredited & validated by The Higher Education Planning, Evaluation, Accreditation and Coordination Council of North Cyprus – YODAK along with The Council of Higher Education of Turkey – YOK, Listed on WHED, one of the elite institutions in the world to be a full-fledged member of the IAU & UNESCO Listed and WES Approved.The University is recognized in the United Kingdom by the National Information Centre – UK ENIC (Previously known as NARIC)

The List of Accrediting bodies also includes International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education – IACBE, European Council for Business Education – ECBE, The United Nations World Tourism Organization and earned the Ted Qual – UNWTO, Accreditation Agency for Degree Programs in Engineering, Informatics, the Natural Sciences and Mathematics – ASIIN. The European Association for Quality Language Services – EAQUALS.

With 30+ Specializations and International Recognition & Presence it promises WES Canada / USA equivalent Qualifications and Globally Relevant Qualifications with emphasis on Continuous Professional Development. It also offers access to their Strong Alumni & Business Community Worldwide.

The qualification of MSc in social/counselling Psychology is designed to be delivered over 12 to 15 months of full time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part – time and also distance learning education form American University. The qualification is delivered face-to-face through lectures, tutorials, seminars and presentations approved by centers only.

  • Assessors will support the students throughout the course of Social/Counselling Psychology
  • A formative assessment and feedback that will be provided to improve the learners’ achievements as per being part of American University.
  • Course materials will also include lecture notes, practical applications with examples and case studies and presentations where the students can apply their knowledge and show their skills as well.
  • We also provide books for references and other study materials.
  • Supervision is available for all the modules.
  • Customized student portal access to every registered student which features 600+ hours of E-learning on their chosen area of specialization or electives through the online learning platform which has multiplatform accessibility, it delivers the any of the course straight to the student’s smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop through which will be enable for them to study at their own convenience.

All units of Social/counselling Psychology within this qualification are internally assessed by the center and externally verified. The qualifications are criterion referenced based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes in American University.

To achieve a ‘pass’, ‘merit’ or ‘distinction’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at by the American University.

  • Principles of Counselling Psychology
  • Ethical & Legal Issues in Counselling Psychology
  • Psychometrics: Intellectual & Cognitive Personalities, Personality Testing
  • Group Counselling Theories, Skills & Techniques
  • Advanced Psychotherapy & Neuropsychology
  • Family Counselling Therapy
  • Community Ecology & Psychopharmacology
  • Integrative Studies & Seminar
  • Advanced Development Psychology
  • Graduate Research Project
    • Industrial – Organizational Consultant
    • Behavioral Analyst
    • HR Organizational Development Specialist
    • Senior Research Consultant
    • Talent Management Specialists
    • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery center regarding this experience prior to registering for the course);
    • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course;
    • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency;
    • Level 7 diploma;


    • 3-4 years if managerial work experience in the specific field.
  • Flexible & accelerated delivery approach.
  • Blended and hybrid learning mode aided with workshops, seminars and conference.
  • Inspire University College academics and support services.

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